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Outdoor Recreation Program: Mt. Fuji Climbing Season

Mt. Fuji Safety Brief is mandatory for all Mt. Fuji program and command trip participants. Brief and certificate must be completed prior to registering at ORC. Minimum age to participate is 10 years old. This brief will cover important information about risks, planning and preparation, itineraries, destination profile, rentals and registration. Trips run seasonally July-August. Download the Safety Brief using the link to the right.

To view trip dates and availability, please visit Outdoor Recreation Trip Offerings via the myFFR portal:
Mt. Fuji is a World Heritage Site and Japanese cultural icon symbolizing beauty and harmony. It attracts more than 300,000 climbers each year.

At 12,388 ft (3,776 m) tall, it is the highest mountain in Japan. Its crater is 820 ft deep and has a surface diameter of 1,600 ft.

Mt. Fuji is an active stratovolcano. It has lain dormant since its last eruption in 1707.