The Ultimate Guide to South Korea’s Best Ski Resort

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669Are you having trouble comparing and choosing the right ski resort for your ski holidays?

Well, stop hassling because we’ve picked the best ski resort in South Korea to help you make up your mind! Here, we’re proud to introduce you the award-winning ski resort in South Korea, the Yongpyong Ski Resort:)

Awarded as ‘South Korea’s Best Ski Resort’ in 2015 by World Ski Awards, and in fact, it’s already their third time winning the award in a row! WOW. yongpyong ski awardPlus, it was also one of the nominees of a ‘World’s Best Ski Resort 2015’ as well!676You’ll be astounded by the magnificent natural landscape of Greater Baekdu Mountain Range at first sight, and then once again when you hit the various slopes of Yongpyong Ski Resort!img_yongpyongski02 So, how about spending one day at a world-class scale, award-winning Yongpyong Ski Resort?

This ski resort is already widely recognized for successfully hosting of a number of winter sporting events including 1999 Asian Winter Game, FIS Alpine Ski Continental Cup and the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. For more details, click here.img_yongpyongski05Out of 31 slopes, 6 of them are officially recognized by the International Ski Federation, and the Rainbow, Gold and Mega Green slopes are the most popular ones FYI. ;)img_yongpyongski10The Rainbow slope is the highest slope of all, and is also designated for the venue of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. When you are at top of Rainbow, you can choose which course you want to take.Image of Rainbow SlopeFor ski experts, we’d recommend  the Rainbow Paradise course (Dragon Zone), which is the longest (5600 meters). Refer to the map below.img_slope01If this is your first time skiing, the Mega Green (Silver Zone) would be enjoyable for you; it’s relatively easier than the others. :)671And of course, the ski lift ride to the Dragon Peak is a must-try for everyone! It’s absolutely amazing!! Even if you don’t ski, we strongly recommend you to take the 3.7 km cable car to the most scenic part of the resort, the Dragon Peak. You’ll be able to enjoy the amazingly breathtaking white scenery from the top.

From patrols, medical facilities to premium ski house, Yongpyong Ski Resort has everything for you to fully enjoy skiing and snowboarding! Refer to the map below.img_slope03If you feel one day is not enough for you, spend one or more nights at Yongpyong Ski Resort! Want to stay more? Click here.img_video01_2img_mainphoto01

SPEND YOUR DAYS AND NIGHTS AT YONGPYONG SKI RESORT OR SPARE ONE DAY TO VISIT NEARBY ATTRACTIONS! CLICK EACH ONE TO FIND OUT MORE DETAILS:

  • THE OVERNIGHT TOUR PACKAGE

    There are 3 Options in this package: 3D2N Overnight Ski Package 4D3N Overnight Ski Package, 4D3N Ski & Seorak Mountain & Spa Package. The third option is highly recommended! It takes you on a tour around Seorak Mountain National Park, Kwongeumsung Fortress and other nearby attractions, and lets you enjoy a spa on the last day as well. ;)

 

IF YOU THINK JUST ONE DAY IS ENOUGH TO EXPERIENCE THE WORLD-CLASS SKIING AT THE AWARD-WINNING YONGPYONG SKI RESORT, CLICK HERE:D

 

SEE ALL THE NOMINEES OF ‘SOUTH KOREA’S BEST SKI RESORT 2015’!

Only five-minute ride away by bus from Yongpyong Ski Resort, Alpensia Ski Resort is hosting a Korean version of China’s Harbin Ice Festival for this special season.

The athletes from 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games will be staying at this resort, but they would be skiing in other ski resorts because Alpensia’s slopes are relatively easy.

High1 Resort

2. HIGH1 RESORT

Spread across three mountain peaks with 18 downhill runs to keep enthusiasts entertained, High1 Resort is also one of the popular ski resorts in South Korea!

Since its altitude is the highest out of all the Korean resorts, it boasts natural, puffy and consistent snow, making it enjoyable for all skiers and snowboarders. If you’re interested, one day tour is available here. You can also spend a night or three at this ski resort, so check it out.

 

 

Muju Deukyusan

3. MUJU DEUKYUSAN

Another nominee for South Korea’s Best Ski Resort, the Muju Deukyusan Resort. This ski resort provides slopes for all grades of skiers and a variety facilities, however, points are taken away because the region is comparatively warmer and so it requires more artificial snow on the slopes.

Phoenix Park4. PHOENIX PARK

This ski resort is probably the most suitable one for families, friends, students or large groups because of the convenient access to all the facilities. It also offers ski classes for the beginners! If you want to spend time together with your family, friends or significant other at Phoenix Park, click here.

There’s an indoor water park named Blue Canyon as well. So, if you’re a non-skier, you might want to check the water park out instead. A shuttle bus that takes you to Phoenix Park Ski Resort is available here.

 


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