Mt. Fuji Climbing Season

The climbing season for Mt. Fuji is from early July to early September. In other periods and during the snow season, climbing Mt. Fuji is prohibited.

  • Climbing Mt. Fuji is only permitted during the period in which trails are open in the summer.
  • In any period other than the climbing season, trails and huts are closed, and it is very dangerous to climb the mountain during the period.

2021 Climbing Season(5th station to the summit)

The opening and closing times vary from trail to trail!!

The open/close times may change subject to weather and trail conditions. Please check the latest information.

 Trail  Opening Period
 Remarks
Yoshida Trail(Yamanashi Pref.) July 1 - September 10 The descending trail will remain open until Septerber 11 morning.
Subashiri Trail(Shizuoka Pref.) July 10 - September 10  
Gotemba Trail(Shizuoka Pref.) July 10 - September 10  
Fujinomiya Trail(Shizuoka Pref.) July 10 - September 10  
Summit[Ohachimeguri Trail] July 10 - September 10
 

Yoshida Trail(Yamanashi Prefecture side)


   Opening Period(*Subject to change) Hours Remarks
Trail 
(Above 5th Sta.)
July 1 - September 10 24 hours The descending route will remain open until Sep 11 morning.
Toilet* 5th Sta. Available when Fuji-Subaru Line is open 24 hours
Free 
6th Sta. July 1
 - September 11 noon
24 hours Tip 200 yen
Descent
Trail 7th Sta.
July 1
 - September 11 noon
24 hours Tip 200 yen
First Aid Station 5th Sta. July 1 - September 11
8:00am
 - 8:00pm
Mt.Fuji 5th Sta. General Management Center
7th Sta. July 10 - July 12
July 17 - August 22
24 hours Near Kamaiwa-kan Hut
8th Sta. July 15 - August 24
August 27 - August 29

24 hours Beside Taishi-kan Hut
Information
Center
5th Sta. May 1 - October 31 May/June
Sep 12- Oct
9:00am
 - 4:30pm
Mt.Fuji 5th Sta. General Management Center
July/August
Sep 1 -Sep11
24 hours
6th Sta. July 1
 - September 11 noon
24 hours Mt.Fuji Safety Guidance Center
Fujisan
Conservation
Donation
Campaign
5th Sta. July 1  - September 10 5:00am
 - 8:00pm
For more detail
6th Sta. July 1 - September 10 July
9:00am
 - 6:00pm

Aug. - Sep.
6:00am
 - 7:00pm
Temporary Regulation of Vehicles July 21 3:00am  
 - August 31 6:00pm
3:00am
- 6:00pm only
Fuji-Subaru Line 
 
* The toilets of the mountain huts are also available. (Climbers are expected to pay a small fee in order to utilize toilet facilities.)

Subashiri Trail(Shizuoka Prefecture side)

 

   Opening Period
(*Subject to change)
Hours Remarks
Trail
(Above 5th Station)  
July 10 - September 10 24 hours  
Toilet* 5th Sta. April 28 - October 24
8:00am - 4:00pm
(July 10 - Sep 10   24h)
Tip 200 yen 
First Aid Station None - -  
Information Center 5th Sta. April 26 - October 24
8:00am  - 4:00pm Subashiri Trail 5th Sta. Information
Fujisan Conservation Donation Campaign 
Michinoeki
Subashiri

July 10 - September 10
(except 24,25 August)
5:00am - 5:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm
(July 10)

5:00am -12:00pm
(September 10)
For more detail 
Temporary Regulation of Vehicles July 10 noon
  - September 10 noon
24 hours  Fuji Azami Line

* The toilets of the mountain huts are also available. (Climbers are expected to pay a small fee in order to utilize toilet facilities.)

Gotemba Trail(Shizuoka Prefecture side)

   Opening Period
(*Subject to change)
Hours Remarks
Trail
(Above 5th Station)
July 10 - September 10 24 hours  
Toilet* New 5th Sta. April
  - The end of November 
24 hours Free
First Aid Station None - -  
Information Center New 5th Sta. July 10 - September 10 8:30am - 5:30pm
Mt.Fuji TRAIL STATION
Fujisan Conservation Donation Campaign  New 5th Sta.
July 10 - September 10
4:00am - 9:00pm

For more detail 
Temporary Regulation of Vehicles - -  

* The toilets of the mountain huts are also available. (Climbers are expected to pay a small fee in order to utilize toilet facilities.)

Fujinomiya Trail(Shizuoka Prefecture side)

   Opening Period(*Subject to change) Hours Remarks
Trail  Above 6th Sta. July 10 - September 10 24 hours  
Between 5th and 6th Sta. July 1 - September 10
24 hours  
Toilet* 5th Sta. July 1 - September 10 until 16:00
24 hours Tip 200 yen 
5th Sta.
Resthouse
July 1 - Undicided(Temporary toilet)    
First Aid Station 8th Sta. July 23 - August 29
24h
Mt.Fuji First- Aid Center
Information Center 5th Sta. July 10 - September 10 6:20am 
 
- 6:10pm
Mt.Fuji General Information Center
Fujisan Conservation Donation Campaign   5th Sta. July 10 - September 10
4:00am-9:00pm

8:00am-9:00pm
(July 10)

4:00am-6:00pm
(Sep 10)
For more detail 
Mizugatsuka
Parking
-
-
Temporary Regulation of Vehicles July 10 9:00am - September 10 6:00pm
24hours Mt.Fuji Skyline

* The toilets of the mountain huts are also available. (Climbers are expected to pay a small fee in order to utilize toilet facilities.)

Summit[Ohachimeguri Trail]

   Opening Period Hours Remarks
Trail  July 10 - September 10
 24 hours  
Toilet Fujinomiya Trail side July 10 - September 10
 4:00am - 4:00pm Tip 300 yen
Yoshida/Subashiri side July 10 - September 5 until morning
 24 hours

 

Opening and Closing of Trails

  • The opening time of trails is announced, on the first day of July or later depending on their condition.
  • Trails are closed in early September every year. The time of closure depends on the conditions of trails and the weather.
  • When trails are closed, be aware that every trail will be impassable from the 5th station up.
  • The opening and closing times vary from trail to trail.

Emergency Closure

Even during the opening period, trails may be closed when there is a risk of landslide, rock fall due to bad weather. 

Inquiries

Contacts:

  • Yoshida Trail: +55-223-1315 (Prefectural office in charge of the Mt. Fuji World Cultural Heritage Site)
  • Fujinomiya, Subashiri, Gotemba Trails: +54-221-3747 (Prefectural office in charge of the Mt. Fuji World Cultural Heritage Site)
  • Ohachi-meguri (summit crator loop) trail: +55-931-3261 (Ministry of the Environment Numazu Ranger Office)