"A local committee ...decided Friday to collect a 1,000 yen admission fee on a trial basis from climbers (Mount Fuji) this summer.The fee will be collected for 10 days from late July to early August near halfway points where most climbers start climbing the mountain, which straddles Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures in central Japan. Payment of the fee will not be mandatory during the trial period."
Admission fee for Mt. Fuji to be collected on trial basis this summer
June 29th 2013