Mount Fuji in the background, with a couple in a small bot on the lake in the foreground. Mt. Fuji is being reflected off of the surface of the lake.

Climbing Mt. Fuji: Prepare Yourself

Mt. Fuji: Climbing the Japanese Icon Mt. Fuji looms large in Japan. The mountain’s iconic silhouette appears in everything from Edo-period woodcuts to Hello Kitty charms. The mountain is easy to get to. You can see the massive volcano from Tokyo. Any relatively fit person can manage the climb. It’s not uncommon to see Japanese … Read more