The star system is a general set of guidelines where we try to classify event difficulty. Note that this is not a professional or absolute system, and is subject to each individual organizer’s perspective.
★Easy Walk , family friendly, i.e.,, Hanami walk, Kamakura hike, Shrine walk, Hanabi event, BBQ event, Kozu Mikan yama hike
★★Easy Hike i.e., Takao, Jimba yama, Kagenobu yama, Ooyama, Kintoki yama(Hakone), Hakone(Myojin Gatake, Myojo Gatake), Tanzawa (Ookura-One Route) 【~1000m】
★★★Intermediate Hike. Physically strenuous, but lacking immediate danger. i.e., Tanzawa (Yabitsu Route), Gozen yama(Okutama), Takanosu yama(Okutama),Kumatori yama (Okutama), Komagatake (Hakone), Tsukuba san, 【 ~2000m】
★★★★Advanced Hike. Strenuous, and presenting a moderate level of danger in the case of a fall or altitude sickness. i.e., Summer Mt.Fuji, Summer Kita dake, Summer Ontake, Summer Yatsugatake【~3000m～】
★★★★★ High Level Hike (Winter Mountain Climb). Strenuous, and presenting a high level of danger, where inexperience or an accident such as a fall can result in injury or death. i.e., Spring & Winter time Mt. Fuji / Tateyama / Yatsugatake (Special gear needed – think waterproof jackets, aggressive crampons, ice axe, etc.) 【～3000m～】