Seoul Hiking Group

Taebaeksan Snow Festival,Snow Wonderland (태백산눈축제) ,Optional Hike! 태백산산행

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Hi~! all!

Snowing winter is here and the Gangwon province shows off the untouched white snow mountain and snow festival !

Taebaeksan is getting crowded only in winter with this snowy festival and with the beautiful snowed mountains. Taebaeksan especially one of 3 most sacred mountains in Korea, on top of the mountain there is an altar to pray for heaven!

it had all the elements of a winter holiday. It promised to be as scenic as anyone could ask for. Once there, we could enjoy sledding, ice and snow sculpting, traditional arts and crafts, and tons of little booths with steaming treats to battle the cold.
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Do you want to see the giant snow statue from movie characters, fairtales and celebrities? want to have a tea or coffee in giant ice igloo? and a range of other winter-themed artwork from home and abroad. Then, definitely join to enjoy the amazing winter fun activities

There will also be a wide variety of amusement facilities such as a snow tunnel, slide and rafting area as well as snow and ice sculptures.

A number of other interactive programs such as snow sledding and other fun games will be held during the festival period. The festival full of fun and excitement will be the best winter destination providing worthwhile memories for adults dreams of happiness for kids.

We will have a best itinerary to enjoy the magnificient snowy Taebaeksan and snow festival together!
Spread the word! ♣ Suggested Itinerary : A). Free itinerary.Hands-on programs, free stroll up the path along the valley to enjoy crunch crunch snow walking.
B). Hike up the peak first, enjoy festival after!
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[♣ Hiking information] Map is posted on the details

2 types : Festival area, Danggol parking lot 당골주차장 -> to the peak

*short: 2Hour up/1.5H down,
*long 5-hour hike: 2H up/1.5H, 1 more peak / 1.5H down

Taebaeksan on a clear day is simply majestic. When me and my friend reached the peak, we were at a loss for words. The view was endless green mountain ridges, seemingly forever. After visiting about 12 of Korea’s excellent National Parks, the view I was fortunate enough to witness at Taebaeksan equalled the very best. The beauty of the mountain ranges in Korea is that each peak is almost unanamously breathtaking, and possible to hike in the confines of a day. Like many sacred mountains in Korea, Taebaeksan has a weathered altar at its summit.

This may be suprising because Seoraksan National Park is located in the same province. While Seoraksan is undoubtebly exceptional and surpasses Taebaeksan in rugged beauty, however Taebaeksan feels like its just you and the mountain.

[♣ Crampons will be prepared for rental] 5,000won for deposit, will be refunded.

Most of trails snow would be packed and good to walk.

Some steep part will be helped with fences and poles on the trail. However the crampons give you stable grabs on your shoes,it’s very quick and simple to hook on your shoes.It’s safer to walk snow-covered path as it is cushioning and soft.

[♣ the Mine museum] is an unexpected joy to visit with an outstanding crystal/gem display plus excellent displays and even some interactive entertainment which we all can enjoy. entrance fee 2K won ————————-
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♣ How to Join 참가신청!

❂ Please RSVP to the event and wire the money ASAP. First wired and then confirmed~!

1) Join Seoul hiking group then RSVP on the event.

2)Bank name: Kookmin Bank
Bank account number: 762301-04-223562
My account name: 김승일(Seoul Hiking))

♣ 35,000won include chartered bus(you can leave stuff while on trip), Crampons rental, trip leader, Hiking leader
-[45,000won] pay face to face on the day only if spots available.
– Paypal 35USD to seoulhiking@gmail.com(including PAYPAL service fee,exchange fee. It’s easy to create and pay with your card. www.paypal.com[DISCOUNT] from the basic fee 35K won, 3가지 할인 방법!

♣ EARLY BIRD

– ₩3,000: ~ Friday,Jan, 4th
– ₩2,000: ~ Friday,Jan, 18th

♣ FREQUENT BUS TRIPS for those who have been on but trip with us previously: If you traveled with the Seoul Hiking Group before:

1~2times:-₩1,000 / 3~4times:-₩2,000 / 5times more : -₩3,000

♣ GROUP DISCOUNT(more than 5 person) -3,000won per person

– email to comingweekend@gmail.com (list of full names more than 5 people, the EXACT time and date of each person money wired)

3)Copy and Modify below and post on the event. then finish! or email to comingweekend@gmail.com

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1. TITLE: Jan,27,Sat, Taebaeksan Snow Festival 태백산눈축제,Hiking Taebaeksan One of 3 Spiritual Mountains

2. FULL NAME : (please mention names when you wire money for others)

3. EXACT TIME, DATE and how much ₩ you wired :

4. choose ONE PLACE to be picked up: Hapjeong,Sinyongsan station, Express Bus Terminal, Pangyo)

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♣ ITINERARY
♣ Pickup

7AM Hapjeong,exit8, walk 100 steps ,pass the 7/11 ,in front of KB building
Just in case of you need, Eric 01052609961

715 Sinyongsan stn,신용산역,line4,,exit2,in front of Toyota
725 Express Bus terminal, out of exit8, not 8-1,not8-2
750 Pangyo Station,Sinbundang line, Exit1

Map of pickup(please,firstcomers must read the below link!)
https://seoulhiking.com/bus-pickup-places/ [1030AM] Arrive to the festival area,
lunch on your own at restaurant area at festival(prepare packed lunch who wants go hiking)
Theme of snow sculpture changes every year! [5PM] Departs for Seoul,
arrive approx. at 8PM depending on traffic

[♣ Refund Policy]

(No exception to anyone,any friends.equal to anyone)

CLICK below TO REQUEST A REFUND
https://goo.gl/forms/fNLw
1.fill the form 2.email to seoulhiking@gmail.com: * There is a 5,000 won cancellation fee for those that cancel 3 days prior to the trip. You do however, have the option to save the money for credit for future trips (avoid the cancellation fee!)

*IMPORTANT

-For those that cancel 48-24 hours before departure, you are eligible for a 15,000 refund \

-For those that cancel 24 hours before departure you may use 10,000won
*IF you fail to show up, you will not get a refund.

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