The Most Famous Mountain National Park in Korea
Northwest Ridge Gwittaegicheongbong Peak Professional Challenge Course
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Seoraksan National Park
Northwest Ridge Gwittaegicheongbong Peak
Course for Challenger
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Seoraksan National park was designated the 5th national park in Korea in 1970 and chosen as a nature preservation area on November 5, 1965 Also, internationally recognized for its rare species, Seoraksan is the area in Korea to have been designated as a Biosphere Preservation District by UNESCO in 1982, and in IUCN recognized its rich natural resources and labeled it category Ⅱ(National Park).
The total area of Seoraksan National park is 398.539㎢ and it is divided among the areas of Inge-gun, Goseong-gun, Yangyang-gun, and Sokcho-si, Naeseorak (Inner) is in Inje, Naeseorak (South) is the area from Hangyerteong (Ridge) to Osaek, and Oeseorak (Outer) lies in the eastern area across Sokcho-si, Yangyang-gun, and Goseong-gun. Including its main peak, Daecheongbong, Seoraksan has a total of 30 imposing peaks spread across its territory such as Hwachaebong, Hangyeryeong, and Madeungryeong.
Over 2,000 animal species live in Seoraksan, including the Korea goral, Musk deer, and Other. There are also more than 1,400 rare plant species, such as the Edelweiss, here as well.
A challenging course but worth the reward, not recommended for beginners
Mesmerizing landscape, with a view of the ‘Dinosaur’ Ridge, famously known as the most challenging ridge to hike in South Korea
Fewer hikers on this trail compared to others in the Seorak range
Walking through stone piles may present an interesting challenge too
Not to be missed if you are an experienced and enthusiastic hiker
What You Can Expect
It is a part of the longest course of the Mt. Seorak, Called Seobuk Neungseon which mean is West-north Ridge. We are doing most toughest course for 13km trek of the Seobuk Neungseon, starting from the Hangyeryeong to the Jangsudae national park office.
You will have experience unrealistic landscapes and rough but exciting hiking courses, and feel tough but fruitful feeling
As a mountain expert evaluation, it is one of the hardest and most challenging course of the mountains in Korea.
So We would recommend that if you like mountain so much, TRY IT..!!
Note : Travel and trekking insurance is not included in the tour. Outdoors Korea will not accept responsibility if the participant has health issues or disabilities which were not disclosed at the time of booking. Outdoors Korea also has the right to reject bookings if a participant is found to be unfit to trek .
If you cancel at least 15 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 7 and 14 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 6 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Travel period : 2 days tour
Elevation : 1,577m
Walking Distance : 13Km
Hiking Duration : 8~10 Hours
For 1 person: 800USD
For 2 person: 1,000USD($500 Each)
For 3 person: 1,110USD($370 Each)
For 4 person: 1,200USD($300 Each)
For 5 or more: US$ 260 Each
Approximate tour schedule
1st day (comfortable trip)
- Visit Baekdamsa Buddhist Temple
- Baekdam Valley easy Trekking
Accommodate in Inje
2nd day - Hiking
Lunch(Lunch Box on a Mountain)
Fluent English-speaking Mountain expert
Personal Food and Water
Breakfast and Dinner
Confirmation will be sent after booking
Minimum age is 12 years
Wear comfortable clothes and hiking shoes. Prepare Wet and Warm Gears
Must have head lantern and Crampon in Winter Season(From Dec to Mar)
Departure point :
Depart from Customer's Hotel
(Seoul and Near Seoul)
Return details :
Return to Customer's Hotel
(Seoul and Near Seoul)
Departure time :
8AM to 9AM
(Depend on Customer's Hotel location)
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