Very dangerous climbing Mt.Fuji in winter
The season for Mt. Fuji climbing is when the mountain hut is available from July to September. This is common sense.
Climatically, the 10 days at the end of July which is said to be “the rainy season 10 days” is stable and the best.
Well, then, to climb Mt. Fuji in winter …
Naturally, even a professional climber is pretty tough.
In December the temperature of the summit is less than minus 15 degrees during the day, and it is not uncommon.
Even though you have an eisen, descent is nothing more than a threat, because your feet are frozen.
For those who are trying to challenge in light wear, I will say “You fool? To die! Two or three times”.
The winning percentage is over 90%
So I will introduce this kind of Mt.Fuji climbing at this time possible even for beginners.
It is “climb with the eyes in winter!”
In short, it is a mountain climbing which you enjoy seeing.
The visibility of Mt. Fuji top from Kawaguchiko, actually the summer falls to the 30% level. The head is above the clouds.
However, the visible rate in the winter is up to 90%.
There is even a hotel saying “If Mt. Fuji can not be seen the room fee is free!”
Now, in this winter, with binoculars, let’s challenge with your eyes to Mt. Fuji climbing from a view spot everywhere in the northern foot of Fuji.