Sorak-sanmaek Warnings and Dangers

  • Warnings and Dangers
    by SLLiew
  • Sleeping in Shelters on Sorak Mountain
    Sleeping in Shelters on Sorak Mountain
    by D_Shannon
  • Mist and rain at Mt Sorak, Korea
    Mist and rain at Mt Sorak, Korea
    by victorwkf

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    Near the DMZ

    by SLLiew Written Sep 28, 2006

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    We were surprised when we were there to hear in the news of a North Korean spy on the loose nearby as Mt. Sorak is located just south of the Demilitarized Zone on the Eastern side of the Korean Peninsula. So we were reminded that both Koreas are technically still at war. There are traffic signs of "Beware of Tanks" along the way just to remind us of the reality.

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    The crowds

    by victorwkf Written Oct 13, 2005

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    Local Koreans at Mt Sorak National Park

    During the popular summer and autumn months of July to October, many people visit Mt Sorak National Park (mostly local Koreans), especially during the weekends. Because of this, it will cause massive jams in all areas, especially getting into the park, the cable car ride as well as the various hiking trails.

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    • Hiking and Walking
    • Mountain Climbing
    • National/State Park

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    Mist, rain and slippery paths

    by victorwkf Updated Oct 13, 2005

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    Mist and rain at Mt Sorak, Korea

    If you intend to do hiking at Mt Sorak National Park, be prepared because the mountains get misty and rainy quite often resulting in poor visibility, cold weather and slippery paths. Bring the appropriate attire and equipment to prepare yourself for these conditions.

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    • Mountain Climbing
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Camping

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    No Rooms at the Inn!

    by D_Shannon Written Oct 16, 2003
    Sleeping in Shelters on Sorak Mountain

    See my accomodation tip - if you go to Sorak during peak season and plan to spend the night on the mountain, either make reservations early (and I mean weeks in advance) for shelters on Daechongbong. If those are already full, make sure you start out really early (like 6am at least) and bring some very warm sleeping bags.

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