Climbing Mt. Fuji requires solid climbing equipment. Here we introduce the necessary equipment. Rentals of various equipment are also available.
What you must bring
25-35 Liters simple backpack which can stuff everything below is recommended.
Rain Jacket, Pants & Rain gaiters [Rentals Available. 2,000yen for 2days / 3,000yen for 3 days]
Remember you will climb high alpine peak in subtropical climate zone.
There are variable weather condition and terrain situation, dirt area, rocky area etc .
Head lamp [Rentals Available. 500yen for 2days / 1,000yen for 3days]
For climbing in the dark and going to washroom at night.
Average daytime temperature at the summit in August is around 6 deg C, [42.8 deg F], around 0 deg C, [32 deg F.] at night time.You need to have lightweight synthetic jacket or fleece.
You can buy water in the mountain but price are little bit inflated.
About 20,000 ~ 30,000 JPY for accommodation fee, meals & useing of restrooms. No credit card can be used in the mountain.
Strongly recommend to bring
Gloves keep the hands warm in the night time and provide protection for scrambling.
Pack Cover[Rentals Available. 500yen for 2days / 1,000yen for 3days]
Most backpacks are not waterproof.
Trekking Poles [Rentals Available. 1,000yen for 2days / 2,000yen for 3days]
Trekking poles provide good stability and reduces stress on the knees and back, especially when descending. Wooden poles that you can buy at 5th station for the stamp are good for souvenir, but they are not good for climbing.
Helmet[Rentals Available. 1,000yen for 2days / 2,000yen for 3days]
Mountain climbing helmets can help protect you from falling rocks and falls. It also helps protect you from cinder blocks in the event of an eruption. Helmets are recommended by the government, but are not mandatory.
Socks & Base layer
Socks and base layer which are made by either wool or synthetic, avoid to wear any cotton products.
Sunscreen & sunglasses
Protect your skin & eyes.
Wear a hat to prevent sunstroke. You will also need a strap to prevent it from being blown away by the wind.
You can buy at the hut. It is good idea to prepare for snoring.
You can buy some kinds of snacks in the mountain.
Sand and dust protection on the way down the mountain.
Protect your eyes from strong ultraviolet rays and sund dust.
Fill out the blank, number and size of the equipment, when you fill the booking form.
You can pick up your rental equipment when you arrive at 5th station.
- Price for Rain wear includes jacket and pants, rain gaters.
- We can not rent only a jacket or only pants.
- No larger size than XL, Please check size chart below and make sure you will fit our rental equipment before you apply.