The most comprehensive Mt. Fuji climbing resource available in English and a must read for anyone planning a Mt. Fuji climb. As an actual Mt. Fuji guide wrote this guidebook it provides a trust-worthy reference to give climbers the best opportunity to succeed. The second edition of Climbing Mt. Fuji A Complete Guidebook includes a map of the newly altered descending route junction, enhanced off-season climbing information, details on the new voluntary climbing fee, added pictures of different terrains and locations around Mt. Fuji, a new Tokyo pre-climb warm up hike section, Amazon reviews of the first edition guidebook and more. There are far too many articles, blogs and even books written about climbing Mt. Fuji by individuals who have only climbed the mountain once or twice and consider themselves experts. This guidebook provides accurate reliable information because it was written by an official Mt. Fuji guide who has years of climbing experience in every imaginable type of Mt. Fuji climb under his belt. As a professional Mt. Fuji guide, it is my privilege to share my experience and knowledge, including my special climbing techniques (along with my professional advice) that I commonly reserve for clients with all those who have set their hearts on climbing this majestic mountain. This guidebook includes trail maps, pictures, information on climbing routes, equipment list, list of mountain huts, emergency contact numbers, safety and hazard information, off-season climbing information, a pre-climb training schedule and more.