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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review will be written from the point of view of a middle aged woman of average fitness, not someone for whom a 20 km trek is a walk in the park. Mount Hallasan is the highest peak in South Korea and if you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gypsybloood
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Wondered how we would with a Korean map, but no need to worry. The path is crystal clear, bounded by rope all the way, and very clearly signed. Much of the path is either wooden planked or hessian carpeted (I jest not !). Starting at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DickSands
Reviewed 26 October 2018

fascinating view from bottom until top. but we went on saturday, pack with local hikers. the path is quite easy. about 18km back and forth using seongpanak trail. on the way back we tag along with the person incharge/worker of mt. hallasan, and being offered...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank sorinearisa
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Went in the autumn and was absolutely worth it. I took Gwaneumsa trail up (a bit boring) and Seongpanak trail down (spectacular). Leave early - I went at 6am as summit closes around 11 - 12 depending on the season.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank LidiaK186
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Hallasan Mountain - Liked going here on the weekdays as well as on the weekends. Very beautiful memories.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NiharikaK74
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We went up the Gwaneumsa Trail and down Seongpanak and thought it was a great route. Seongpanak has much better views that are easier to see while walking down, otherwise your back is facing the beauty on the way up. Both trails are majority rock....More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank jessicaledrew
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Halla Mountain or Hallasan is one sadistic hike. For the month of May 2018, Gwaneumsa Trail is the only trail open that summits Halla. Seongpanak is having maintenance done. We did Gwaneumsa Trail... with one slow hiker... we got to parking at about 7:30am and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TheWellTravelled
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The view is breathtaking. I wish we could spend more time there but it gets dark so you might want to head down before the sunset.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tan Y
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Halla mountain - Halla san (san means mountain) is spectacular in autumn with every hue of orange, red and gold. In spring it is the best time to climb the different trails but you must leave early enough to get to the top! Winter is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank heidijeju
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

After reading quite a few reviews on lHallasan trails, I finally decided to have a go at it. I left early to start the hike on Gwaneumsa just before 7.00am. I actually got there by taxi from sunrise peak, seongsan as there is no bus...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Yes it is possible that there will be snow.... there will be snow in the higher elevations... especially the north facing sides. We saw small patches on the mountain in the shaded north side in April this year because it... More
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