富士山 Fuji-san is an active volcano that is the highest mountain in Japan. The summit currently stands at 3,776 m (12,388 ft). The last eruption ended in 1708. You will hear it called Fuji-yama (Mount Fuji), which is actually a faux-pas. The Japanese call it Fuji-san, as a sign of respect. It is one of Japan's three holy mountains.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Fuji-san (Mount Fuji Volcano):
The Prince Route (Fujinomiya + Gotemba) 3rd Trad, Alpine, Grade IV
Yoshida (Kawaguchiko 5th station) 4th Easy Snow Snow, Alpine, Grade II
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The Prince Route (Fujinomiya + Gotemba) 3rd International : Japan : ... : Fuji-san (Mount Fuji Volcan...
The Prince Route is a combination of two of the standard routes up Fuji san: the Fujinomiya route, and the Gotemba route. One begins at the Fujinomiyaguchi gogome trailhead (Fujinomiya Trail 5th station), but then turns east at the 6th station and takes the trail to and through the Hoei Crater. From the crest of the crater, one joins the Gotemba route for the rest of the climb. See the map of the route below. This is probably the second longest route up the mountain after the Gotemba route. ...[more] Browse More Classics in International