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We went up the Gwaneumsa Trail and down Seongpanak and thought it was a great route. Seongpanak has... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Toronto, Canada
Great for hikers and hill walkers. Worth it

Halla Mountain or Hallasan is one sadistic hike. For the month of May 2018, Gwaneumsa Trail is the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
John S
Ventura, California
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Sanghyo-dong, Jeju, Jeju Island, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hallasan Mountain - Liked going here on the weekdays as well as on the weekends. Very beautiful memories.

Thank NiharikaK74
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We went up the Gwaneumsa Trail and down Seongpanak and thought it was a great route. Seongpanak has much better views that are easier to see while walking down, otherwise your back is facing the beauty on the way up. Both trails are majority rock....More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Halla Mountain or Hallasan is one sadistic hike. For the month of May 2018, Gwaneumsa Trail is the only trail open that summits Halla. Seongpanak is having maintenance done. We did Gwaneumsa Trail... with one slow hiker... we got to parking at about 7:30am and...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The view is breathtaking. I wish we could spend more time there but it gets dark so you might want to head down before the sunset.

Thank Tan Y
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Halla mountain - Halla san (san means mountain) is spectacular in autumn with every hue of orange, red and gold. In spring it is the best time to climb the different trails but you must leave early enough to get to the top! Winter is...More

Thank heidijeju
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

After reading quite a few reviews on lHallasan trails, I finally decided to have a go at it. I left early to start the hike on Gwaneumsa just before 7.00am. I actually got there by taxi from sunrise peak, seongsan as there is no bus...More

1  Thank jeandenis74
Reviewed 5 July 2017

With a few different trails to choose from, climbing Hallasan is an experience I'd recommend to anyone visiting Jeju and wanting a close experience with its nature. Careful preparation of equipment is still necessary, as the easy trail was quite slippery even while wearing winter...More

1  Thank EduSnacker
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A trip to Jeju's and S. Korea's highest mountain is a refreshing experience. It is still nice and cool in the morning up here but no snow in late May. Oh well, may plan a winter trip back here for a more thrilling and chilling...More

Thank Choonfong
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Will never forget our longest hike in our entire life! Our earlier plan was just to enjoy the view of fall foliage during the autumn and it happened that Mount Halla was the only place... Did our homework earlier before our trip there so that...More

Thank LaiYee_Stef
Reviewed 29 January 2017

On the way to the mountain, you can see some horses, the kind that can only be raised in the mountain. There is some snow but not enough yet.

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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible that there will be snow.... there will be snow in the higher elevations... especially the north facing sides. We saw small patches on the mountain in the shaded north side in April this year because it... More