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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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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
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 stayed cook until then.