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Mount Fuji Climbing Duration Statistics

The average duration to climb Mount Fuji is approximately 6-7 hours for the ascent and 3-4 hours for the descent.

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"On average, it takes between 5 to 8 hours to climb up Mount Fuji and 3 to 5 hours to climb down."

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"The official climbing season for Mount Fuji is from the beginning of July to early September."

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"More than 200,000 people climb Mount Fuji each year."

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"Around 30% of climbers are foreigners."

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"The most frequently used Yoshida Trail sees around 170,000 hikers every year."

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"It is estimated that around 47% of climbers use the Fujinomiya Trail to climb Mount Fuji."

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"About 25% of climbers opt for climbing Mount Fuji at night to see the sunrise."

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"Every year, Mount Fuji's altitude increases by about 4 millimeters."

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"40% of climbers are on their first climb."

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"Around 20% of climbers don't reach the summit."

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"Only about 5% of climbers are under the age of 20."

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"The number of climbers aged 50 and over is over 30%."

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"Just under 10% of climbers are females on their own."

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"Trash left by climbers decreased from 1,100 tonnes in 1989 to 40 tonnes in 2006."

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"7th stations at both Yoshida and Fujinomiya trails are the most popular places to start the hike."

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"The popular Yoshida trail has 10 mountain huts while the Fujinomiya trail has 7."

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"Over 5,000 climbers attempt the climb in a single day during peak season."

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