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A woman struck by falling rocks near the top of Mount Fuji died on Monday. Anna Dubrovina, a 29-year-old woman from Russia, was killed while climbing with her husband. They were about 200 meters from the summit. While some climbers wear helmets, the vast majority of the over 200,000 people who go up Mount Fuji every year do not. Japanese officials warn that attempting the climb without proper equipment is extremely dangerous.
A Russian national climbing Mount Fuji was killed by a falling rock near the summit of Japan’s highest peak, police and news reports said Monday.
On July 10th, with the swish of a samurai sword, priests in Shizuoka Prefecture cut a rope to announce the start of climbing season for Mount Fuji. More than 200,000 people are expected to make the trek up Japan’s iconic mountain over the 10-week season. And local authorities are trying to figure out how to deal with all the congestion.
It may be elusive, but it’s a view you’ll never forget.
Conquer the summit of Mount Fuji for real this time, instead of just looking at it in pictures!
The climbing season for Mt. Fuji got fully underway Tuesday with three trails in Shizuoka Prefecture opening to the public.
As a spiritual symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji is one of only three sacred mountains of the country and its tallest at 3,776 meters. Its designation as a UNESCO…
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While there is plenty of nature to discover in the Kawaguchiko area, Tyas Utami would like to introduce you to the Kawaguchi-ko Herb Festival, held here annually in June and July, during which you can enjoy panoramic views of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, all while surrounded by blooming lavender and other herb flowers.