Ascent of Fuji-san on 2003-08-01

Climber: Bill Symonds

Others in Party:Wife
Date:Friday, August 1, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
    Elevation:3775 m / 12388 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Great hike on a well-marked trail. Hardest hike I've done to-date with thin air definitely a factor. We started hiking at 10pm and reached the summit at 7am. This trail is recommended if you want to avoid the crowds, which is especially nice if you want to hike at night.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1786 m / 5860 ft
    Distance:11.3 km / 7 mi
    Route:Subashira Tr
    Trailhead:Subashira 5th station  1989 m / 6528 ft
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Clear below 10,000ft. Foggy otherwise.
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:9 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 

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