Subashiri Trail

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Subashiri trail


  • After passing forest area, you can see sunrise from anywhere. shadows of Mt.Fuji can be seen.
  • Enable Climbing down the volcano ash sand quickly
  • Going up trail and Going down trail is different.
    For Going up trail, the trail join to Yoshida Trail after passing original station 8.
  • Easily get lost in forest area, especially during night and in foggy weather.

Difference in elevation

1700 m
( Trail for trained climber)

How to get there

See the link Access to Mt.Fuji
“Access to Subashiri trail”

Sign board color


Climber number 2014

33092 people used Subashiri trail. 
( Total climber of Mt.Fuji 2014 summer : 285494 people )

Crowd level

After the junction at station8, the trail join to Yoshida trail.
So crowd level very high after the junction.


Can be seen anywhere after forest area


climb up : 6 hours
climb down : 3 hours

Trip Schedule

2day trip

11:00 Arrive Station 5
13:00 Start climbing
17:30 Arriving a hut at Station 8
2:30 Start climbing to summit
4:00 See sunrise at summit
5:30 Start climbing down
9:30 Arrive station 5

All night trip (Not recommended)

This trip plan is extremely hard trip, we do not recommend this even with your time difference calculation.
You cannot enjoy this because it leaves you only tiredness.
If you would like to enjoy, we definitely recommend you to plan trip as 2 days trip.

18:00 Arrive station 5
20:30 Start climbing up
4:00 See sunrise
5:00 Start climbing down
9:00 Arrive station 5

Better to stay hut?


Comment from locals

You can enjoy nature, mountain plants and flowers in forest area
Lovely way back with volcano ash sand. easy and quick climbing down.
The most beautiful trail to enjoy full Mt.Fuji with volcano ash, rocky and forest.