|Above, climbers with lanterns scale Mount Fuji. Photo from video by Armand Vaquer.|
If you are headed to Japan and have a desire to climb to the top of Mount Fuji, now's the time to do it.
News On Japan posted:
The climbing season for Mount Fuji opened Friday on the Yamanashi Prefecture side. The mountain is Japan's highest, and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
It straddles Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures. The Shizuoka side will open to climbers on July 10th.
|Above, Mount Fuji from a shinkansen window. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
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