An area Japanese authorities stated Wednesday it should work with police to limit the variety of hikers who can use a path to climb to the summit of Mt. Fuji if it turns into harmful from overcrowding.
The Yoshida Trail, situated on the Yamanashi Prefecture facet of the mountain, will grow to be topic to limits from the fifth station, which is accessible by way of automotive or bus. Possible closures are slated to start Friday and final via this yr’s season ending on Sept. 10.
The transfer comes as Mt. Fuji, straddling Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures, reopened to an inflow of tourists final month after the nation lifted all COVID-19 restrictions and marked the tenth anniversary of registration of Japan’s tallest peak as a World Heritage web site in June.
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