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18. Climbing Course The Course where You Will See and Feel Everything About Jirisan Mountain
  • 트위터
  • 페이스북
  • Distance : 24.5km
  • Estimated time : 14 hrs 26 mins
  • Difficulty : Hard
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Walking on the ridge is probably the best thing you can do in Jirisan Mountain. Koreans regard Jirisan Mountain as the 'Mother Mountain'. The stretch between Nogodan Peak on the west and Cheonwangbong Peak on the east is 25.5km. It's the longest mountain ridge in Korea, and the peaks on the main ridge of Jirisan Mountain are 1,500 to 1,900m above sea level. A majority of Koreans love mountains, and many of them dream of walking along the main ridge of Jirisan Mountain.

The total distance between Nogodan Peak and Cheonwangbong Peak is 25.5km, and there are Samdobong Peak, Hwajaejae, Myeongseonbong Peak, Deokpyeongbong Peak, Yeongsinbong Peak, Chotdaebong Peak, Yeonhabong Peak, and Jeseokbong Peak in between. It's regarded the most advanced hiking trail in the country. It usually takes 3 days to complete the 25.5km loop trail, even for experienced hikers. That's without the hike up and down the mountain. This means it can take up to 4 days to complete the trail depending on the route your take.

Most hikers take the 33.6km hiking route from Seongsamjae to Nogodan and then Cheonwangbong, before hiking down the mountain to Jungsan-ri. This takes about 19 hours of hiking. In this case, it's only 2 days of hiking in total.

The hike along the main ridge starts from Nogodan Shelter and passes through Dwaejiryeong, Imgeollyeong, Samdobong Peak, Hwagaejae, Tokkibong Peak, Myeongseonbong Peak, Yeonhacheon Shelter, and Hyeongjebong Peak before reaching Byeoksoryeong Shelter. On this hiking route, you need to climb a number of mountains and hills, and it takes about 10 hours to complete. So you need to start very early in the morning if you want to reach Byeoksoryeong before the nightfall. If you don't think you can make it to Byeoksoryeong Shelter from Nogodan Shelter on the first day of hiking due to your or your hiking partner's physical condition, you may choose to spend the night at Yeonhacheon Shelter in the midway. It takes about 8 hours to reach Yeonhacheon Shelter from the Nogodan Shelter.


- Nogodan Shelter
San 110-2, Jwasa-ri, Sandong-myeon, Gurye-gun, Jeollanam-do

[Contact Numbers]
- Nogodan Shelter : +82-61-783-1507
- Seseok Shelter : +82-10-3346-1601
- Jangteomok Shelter : +82-10-2883-1750
- Sancheong-gun Office : +82-55-970-6921
- Hamyang-gun Office : +82-55-960-5172
- Gurye-gun Office : +82-61-780-2755
- Jirisan National Park Office : +82-55-972-7771
- Jirisan National Park Nambu Office : +82-61-780-7700

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