Bukhansan or Bukhan Mountain, is a mountain on the northern peripheries of Seoul, South Korea. At 836.5 meters above sea level and bordering a considerable part of the city, Bukhansan is a major landmark visible from most districts of the metropolis. The name "Bukhansan" means "Mountain north of the Han," referring to its location approximately ten kilometers to the north of the Han River.

via World's Beautiful Places Bukhansan, or Bukhan Mountain, is a mountain on the northern peripheries of Seoul, South Korea. At meters above sea level and bordering a considerable part of the city

Insu peak http://climbing.ilooove.it/spot/insu-peak-1344?image=3401

Bukhansan, or Bukhan Mountain, is a mountain on the northern peripheries of Seoul, South Korea. At meters above sea level and bordering a considerable part of the city, Bukhansan is a major landmark visible from most districts of the metropolis.

Rock climbing at the Bukhansan Mountain, Seoul, South Korea. .   Just a 20 minute drive away from the downtown Seoul City Hall, spring 2014

Rock climbing at the Bukhansan Mountain, Seoul, South Korea. Just a 20 minute drive away from the downtown Seoul City Hall, spring 2014

How I got hooked on rock climbing in Korea

How I got hooked on rock climbing in Korea

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Dobongsan in Bukhansan National Park in Seoul, South Korea - Climbed Dobongsan with 3 policemen from Suwon over Memorial Day weekend in 1993. Seven pitches up the front (5.9) and four rappels down the backside. First 2 pitches up involved slabbing on smooth rock. Several routes converge and depart at the tree.

Dobongsan in Bukhansan National Park in Seoul, South Korea - Climbed Dobongsan with 3 policemen from Suwon over Memorial Day weekend in 1993. Seven pitches up the front (5.9) and four rappels down the backside. First 2 pitches up involved slabbing on smooth rock. Several routes converge and depart at the tree.

Bukhansan's Insubong Peak is well-known among rock climbers. If rock climbing is not for you, you can explore Bukhansan's Dullegil Trail instead.

My first multi-pitch free solo was here in Bukhansan's Insubong Peak is well-known among rock climbers.

Korea On The Rocks - Dedicated to Rock Climbing in South Korea

Korea On The Rocks - Dedicated to Rock Climbing in South Korea


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