Mount Fuji: How to Climb Japan’s Most Famous Mountain

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Gazing down on Japan from atop its symbolic mountain is high on the bucket list for most visitors and residents alike, but at 3,766m it’s not the effortless stroll that many elderly Japanese people make it seem. If climbing Mount Fuji is your summer to-do this year, here’s what you’ll need to know.
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The various trails of Mount Fuji
It’s possible to take four different trails to the summit of Mt Fuji, as well as one that goes on an ambling circular route around the fifth stations, for anybody who enjoys punishing themselves without much payoff.
Which trail on Mount Fuji is the best?
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