Which Mt. Fuji station is the best to sleep at in order to catch sunrise at the summit?
Search this site:             

Which Mt. Fuji station is the best to sleep at in order to catch sunrise at the summit?

by Tina Ko
(Hong Kong)

Hello! Your website is so informational! Thanks a lot! I'm planning to climb Mt. Fuji in 2 days which is from 9-10 July. I will take the most popular Yoshida route and I will start to climb in late morning from the 5th station.

I wonder which station is the best to stay for sleep in order for me to catch the sunrise at the summit. Do you have any recommendations?

Thanks a lot!

Comments for Which Mt. Fuji station is the best to sleep at in order to catch sunrise at the summit?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jun 04, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Either 7th or 8th Station is ok
by: Gary Wolff

Thanks, Tina.

I believe most climbers prefer staying in a hut around the 8th Station, as it's only 90 minutes from the summit.

But if you're in shape and have nice weather, departing from the 7th Station only adds another 2 hours to your ascent, so that shouldn't be a problem making it in time for the 4:38 am sunrise, depending on your departure time from the hut.

My Mt. Fuji Mountain Huts page shows the elevation for each hut, so that should help you plan your climbing timeline.

Best wishes...

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Climbing Mt. Fuji.

Japan-Texas ebook cover thumbnail
Hot off the press! A FREE download at Smashwords.



Pattaya ebook cover
Only $1.99 at Amazon
(¥214 at アマゾン日本)




Alaska ebook cover
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥340 at アマゾン日本)




GW's road trip ebook cover
Only 99¢ at Amazon
(¥114 at アマゾン日本)




new Climbing Mt. Fuji book
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)




Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)

 



Let's connect!!

Gary J. Wolff
Facebook badge

View Gary J. Wolff's profile on LinkedIn

My pics:

My videos: YouTube logo



What's New?

  1. Gary J. Wolff's Blog

    Mar 04, 21 07:40 AM

    Gary J. Wolff's blog keeps you up-to-date with my everyday life in Japan, as well as recent additions/changes to the GaryJWolff.com website.

    Read more

  2. Ending Nighttime Urination

    Mar 03, 21 07:53 AM

    Too many trips to the toilet in the middle of the night? Frequent nighttime urination is the #1 problem for many seniors, a number of whom suffer dangerous falls to or from the toilet in a darkened ho…

    Read more

  3. Climbing Mt. Fuji - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Feb 26, 21 08:29 PM

    The most frequently asked questions about climbing Mt. Fuji, including info on routes, maps, videos, transport access, traffic stats, weather, and climber stories.

    Read more