Skiers and snowboarders become more excited as fall approaches and winter approaches. Since the season usually ends in early March, those who are eagerly waiting for skiing have been waiting for more than half a year.
Recently, some good news was delivered to those visiting ski resorts this year. This is because a pass has been released that allows unlimited enjoyment of five major ski resorts across the country. It’s called ‘ X5 Season Pass’. Until last year, the ‘
Unlike last year, which only included ski resorts in the Gangwon region, Eden Valley Ski Resort located in Yangsan, Gyeongnam was newly added to expand regional diversity. On the 19th of last month, when sales began, it attracted enough attention that about 17,000 people purchased it in just one day. During the first sale period until the 31st, it can be purchased at Timon for 428,000 won, an 80% discount from the existing price of 3.87 million won.
A perk for customers who purchase the ‘ X5 Season Pass’ is that they can use 5 ski resorts unlimitedly throughout the 23/24 season. One additional free season pass is provided for one child under the age of 19. There is also a lucky box event provided to those who make the first purchase. However, this applies only to customers who have registered their user information by 5pm on November 3rd.
Mona Yongpyeong Resort Ski Resort
The opening date of Yongpyeong Resort Ski Resort is December 1. Yongpyeong Ski Resort is located in Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do. Yongpyeong Ski Resort, which has the largest and longest slope in Korea, offers 5.4km of skiing near the summit of Balwangsan Mountain, 1,458m above sea level. Yongpyeong Ski Resort is also the only ski resort that has introduced state-of-the-art snowmaking machines and has hosted four major winter sports competitions, including the World Cup Ski Competition, Interski Competition, Asian Games, and Winter Olympics.
There are a total of 28 slopes and 14 slopes that can be used by everyone from beginners to advanced users. In particular, Yongpyeong Resort Ski Resort is loved by skiers because it is fun to ride by taking advantage of the natural curves of the mountain without cutting much. Various amenities, ski rental shop. Another advantage of this place is the comfortable Dragon Plaza with a food court and many places for visitors to rest throughout the ski resort. The food court in Dragon Plaza has Korean, Japanese, Western, Chinese, snack food, and even halal food stores, making it fun to choose from.
Elysian Gangchon, scheduled to open on December 1, is located on Bukhangang Riverside-gil, Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do. You can enjoy recreation and leisure at the same time in nature surrounded by Gulbongsan Mountain, Geombongsan Mountain, and Bukhangang River. Elysian Gangchon can be reached in an hour from Seoul and is close to the metropolitan area, making it easily accessible for a day ski trip. It is the only ski resort in Korea that has a subway station. You can take the regular Gyeongchun Line subway or the ITX- Cheongchun high-speed train and get off at Baekyang-ri Station. Elysian Gangchon has lowered the slope difficulty significantly compared to other ski resorts. Eight out of 10 slopes are for beginners and intermediate levels, allowing many visitors to enjoy skiing comfortably.
Chuncheon has many famous tourist attractions, such as Legoland and Nami Island, which is beautiful all year round, so there are many things to enjoy besides ski resorts. Legoland, a great place to visit with children, will hold a fall festival until the 20th of next month. Limited to the fall season, various programs such as ‘Monster Candy House’, ‘Costume Contest’, and ‘Pumpkin Making Contest’ are operated.
Welli Hilli Snow Park, which opens on December 2, is located in Dunnae-myeon, Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do. Welli Hilli Snow Park has 20 different slopes that can be used by everyone from beginners to experts. In addition to courses for the performance of ski enthusiasts, such as international-level kicker, jibing, mogul courses, and boardcross, there are also wide slopes where you can enjoy skiing leisurely, so you can have a variety of fun.
We recommend that you also visit the Hoengseong 5-day market held nearby. At Hoengseong Traditional Market, you can enjoy a variety of things to see and eat at the 5-day market held on the 1st, 6th, 11th, 16th, 21st, and 26th of every month. Please note that various fall travel package product events are currently being held on the official website.
High1 Resort Ski Resort
High1 Resort Ski Resort in Jeongseon, Gangwon-do, highly praised by ski and board enthusiasts, is scheduled to open on December 1, about a week earlier than last year. There are a total of three peaks at High One Ski Resort. At the foot of Baekunsan Mountain, there is the summit of Jijangsan Mountain (1340m above sea level), and to its left and right are Valley Top (1376m above sea level) and Mountain Hub (1250m above sea level). We have prepared a variety of slopes for beginners to advanced users.
The 4.2km slope, the longest course at High1 Ski Resort, is almost straight and has a gentle slope, making it perfect for beginners. At the top of High1 Ski Resort, 1340m above sea level, there is an ‘exciting winter playground’. We have created a space for various activities such as family sledding, ice slide, nostalgic ice sledding, maze escape, and snowman experience zone. One unique thing about High1 Resort is that you do not need to carry a lift ticket when using the ski resort. This is because High 1 Ski Resort was the first in Korea to introduce a hands-free search bar. There is no need to show your lift ticket, just put the disposable RF card in your pocket and it will automatically recognize whether you have it, which is very convenient.
If you are planning to visit High1 Resort, we recommend that you also stop by ‘Unamjeong’ within the resort. Unamjeong is a Hanok bakery cafe with a traditional liquor bar. This place has already become famous as it appeared as a filming location for the cooking cartoon series ‘Sikgaek’ by artist Heo Young-man. When you enter the entrance, there are several Hanok buildings. The interior is decorated with traditional furniture, making it a Hanok cafe that exudes the elegance and quietness of Korean tradition. You can also taste unique desserts such as yakgwa, dried persimmon, and lotus root jelly메이저놀이터.
Eden Valley Resort Ski Resort
Eden Valley Ski Resort, located in Yangsan, Gyeongnam, was included in this year’s season pass for the first time. Eden Valley Ski Resort opens on December 23, the same as last year. Eden Valley Ski Resort is the only ski resort in the Yeongnam region and is built at the end of the mountain ranges of Gajisan, Cheonseongsan, and Sinbulsan, which are called the Yeongnam Alps.
It can be reached in about 40 minutes to an hour from other areas of Yeongnam, and it is 30 minutes away from Gimhae Airport, making it relatively easy to access from Seoul and the metropolitan area. Eden Valley Ski Resort is equipped with the latest high-speed lift that can transport approximately 16,000 people per hour, and has a variety of slopes that both beginners and advanced skiers can enjoy comfortably.
There are many tourist attractions near Eden Valley Ski Resort that feature the beautiful natural scenery of Yangsan. Among them, the place most visited by visitors is ‘Imgyeongdae.’ The view of the Nakdong River from the observatory is spectacular, making it the perfect place to take memorable photos with family and friends.