In this Aug. 11, 2013 photo, thousands of hikers wait for the sun to rise on the summit of Mount Fuji before dawn. The recent recognition of the 3,776-meter (12,388-foot) peak as a UNESCO World ... more 
In this Aug. 11, 2013 photo, thousands of hikers wait for the sun to rise on the summit of Mount Fuji before dawn. The recent recognition of the 3,776-meter (12,388-foot) peak as a UNESCO World Heritage site has many here worried that will draw still more people, adding to the wear and tear on the environment from the more than 300,000 who already climb the mountain each year. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Guttenfelder
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 2:18 AM EDT