US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines with 4th Marine Regiment (MAR REGT), sort through the many walking sticks to find the one thats perfect for them prior to climbing Mt. Fuji. As the hikers ascend upward to the top of the mountain there are many stations that you can pay to get special branding marks on your walking stick showing you were there. The Marines deployed here as part of Fuji Incremental Training Program (FITP) 2004