What is the age of the youngest person to climb Fuji-san in one day?
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What is the age of the youngest person to climb Fuji-san in one day?

by Charles Deglow
(Port Charlotte, Florida, USA)

Kids left to right: Elijah age 7, Logan age 4, Christian age 12, Miles age 10

Kids left to right: Elijah age 7, Logan age 4, Christian age 12, Miles age 10

Original post (Feb. 29, 2016): We climbed Fuji-san in one day on July 17, 2014. With me were two young boys ages 8 and 10.

I was just wondering whether anyone knows the age of the youngest person to climb Fuji-san in one day.


Aug. 23, 2019 update: According to his mom, 4-year-old Logan scaled Fuji-san on his own, along with his family (shown above) via the Fujinomiya Trail on July 5, 2019. Congrats, Logan!

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Jan 28, 2020
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2 year old?!
by: Anonymous

That would be AMAZING if a 2 year old could do it alone in one day! Please do find it. That would be incredible.

Jan 28, 2020
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Melody 2 year old climbing mount fuji
by: Anonymous

there is a news paper article about it. I have seen it once. I'll try and find it.

Jan 19, 2020
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Melody 2 year old climbing mount fuji
by: N brumwell

Melody is my mother. She passed a few years ago. Do you have any pictures?

Oct 17, 2019
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Climbed The Mountain in 1957
by: Marlys

With the youngest American at that time to climb the Mountain. Melody was 2 years old and she walked every step of the way with myself, my husband, and her parents. I would love to find her today, and see how she is doing. I have her maiden name, but assume she has married since then. My husband had duty over in Yokosuka at that time.If I remember right we were about 75 miles from Tokyo. Any questions?

Oct 08, 2019
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Epic
by: Anonymous

I scaled the mountain at age 7 in 2012

Jul 25, 2019
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Well done!
by: Gary Wolff

Congrats, Bordon! That’s exciting news. If you have a pic of him at the summit, I’ll be happy to post it on this page. Just send me a message thru the Contact Me form (upper right corner) & I’ll reply with my email address...

Cheers,
Gary

Jul 25, 2019
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4 years!
by: Bordon

I’d like to know this bc our 4 year old climbed it on his own 2 feet July 5, 2019. The Fujinomiya trail at that!

Mar 21, 2018
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Fuji
by: Anonymous

I climbed it when I was six in 2010 August 17

Mar 03, 2016
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Young and old
by: Anonymous

I was overtaken by a bunch of what looked like 6 year olds when I climbed Fuji in 2014. Was I embarrassed? Of course not. After all, they were younger than me. The two ladies in what looked like their eighties that passed me however...

Feb 29, 2016
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Dunno
by: Gary Wolff

Good question, Charles.

I don't know the answer, but perhaps another site visitor to this page does.

Cheers...

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