National Aug 6, 2013

Test of Mount Fuji fee collection called success

by Masaaki Kameda

Yamanashi and Shizuoka took in more than ¥34 million from climbers willing to pay a fee to scale Mount Fuji, which straddles the prefectures, during a 10-day trial period this summer, prefectural officials said Tuesday. The voluntary admission fee of ¥1,000 charged between July 25 ...