This page provides a summary for cycling and climbing by bike some of the top climbs in Japan. The hardest, most difficult and challenging cycling climbs in Japan are, in order of difficulty, 1. Mt. Fuji (Fujinomiya Line), 2. Mt. Norikura West, 3. Mt. Fuji (Azami Line), 4. Odarumi Toge, 5. Mt. Fuji (Evergreen Line), 6. Mt. Norikura North, 7. Utsukushigahara, 8. Mt. Fuji (Subara Line - Hwy 702), 9. Mt. Norikura East, and 10. Mt. Akagi
We are in the process of identifying the most hardest, most difficult and epic bike climbs in Japan. Thusfar, we have thoroughly documented the greatest bike climb(s) in Japan - Mt. Fuji. Anyone with information regarding other top Japanese bike climbs is encouraged to submit their thoughts to me at email@example.com. All contributions will be most appreciated.
THE HARDEST ROUTE UP MT. FUJI
THE MOST DIFFICULT BIKE CLIMB IN JAPAN
BIKE CLIMB TO FUJINOMIYA 5TH STATION
Cycling Mt. Fuji - Fujinomiya Line
The Fujinomiya approach to Mt. Fuji is rated the hardest and is also the longest climb of Mt. Fuji. This climb is 30 kilometers gaining 2,044 meters at 6.8% average grade.
THE SECOND HARDEST BIKE CLIMB IN JAPAN
38 kilometers gaining 2,189 meters to 2,729 meters at 5.7% average grade.
THE STEEPEST ROUTE UP MT. FUJI
BIKE CLIMB TO AZAMI 5TH STATION
At an average of 10.2% for 11 kilometers, the Azami line is by far the steepest ascent by bike of Mt. Fuji.
THE MOST SCENIC AND POPULAR ROUTE UP MT. FUJI
BIKE CLIMB TO SUBARU 5TH STATION
The Subaru 5th line is by far the most popular and also the most scenic of the bike climbs up Mt. Fuji.