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Hoeryeongbong Peak

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675-9, Boraeryeong-ro (Deokgeo-ri), Bongpyeong-myeon
Gangwon Province





It is located in Bongpyeong-myeon in PyeongChang-gun in Gangwon Province and one of mountaintops of Charyeong Mountain Range stretched out from Odaesan Mountain. It is connected to Boraebong Peak through a mountain ridge. It is an easy layered mountain compared to height as well as a remote mountain where gigantic trees have grown thick. Although it has distinct mountain paths, forests are very dense and people rarely come and go, so it is not easy to find a way. Since it shares a starting point for hiking with neighboring Boraebong Peak, and there are too many hiking courses, mountaineers can enjoy climbing the two mountains at the same time. Hoeryeongbong Peak is a natural forest where oak trees and maple trees are very dense, and various medicinal herbs, mushrooms and omija can be found. People say that it was name as Hoe-Ryeong(Spirit)-Bong because spirits of various mountains gathered together there or General Hoeryeong once lived there. Hiking course : Boraedong – Gongga – Boraeryeong – Boraebong – Gogae – Hoeryeongbong – 1309.4 peaks – 1200 peaks – Private Houses in Ibanggol – Sansindang – Deokgeo Elementary School Since it is a 3km distance from Deokgeo Elementary School to a starting point for mountain-climbing in Borae-dong, it is too far to walk, so visitors are recommended to use a taxi.


Added Informations

Location : Nae-myeon, Hongcheon-gun, Deokgeo-ri, Bongpyeong-myeon, PyeongChang-gun
▶ The total distance : Course a-11.1km / Course b-9.5km
▶ The time required : Course a-About 5 hours and 10 minutes / Course b- About 4 hours and 20 minutes
▶ The level of difficulty : ★★★ (Average)
▶Course a (11.1km, About 5 hours and 10 minutes) : Ibanggol – Yeonjiri – Pagoda – Boraeryeong Hill – Boraebong Peak – Hoeryeongbong Peak – Ssangmyo Tomb – Yeonjiri – Ibanggol
▶Course b (9.5km, About 4 hours and 20 minutes) : Yeonjiri – Ssangmyo Tomb – Hoeryeongbong Peak – Boraebong Peak – Southern Ridge – Gongga – Yeonjiri (Ibanggol)


Transport Information

Public transportation

Visitors may take a bus bound for Bongpyeong in Jangpyeong and get off the bus at the last stop in Chang-dong before using a taxi to go to the last house in Borae-dong in Deokgeo-ri.
Buses bound for Jangpyeong are frequently operated from Gangreung.
Buses bound for Jangpyeong depart every 30 minutes from Dong-Seoul Bus Terminal and operate every 1 hour and 10 minutes in Sangbong Terminal, and it take about 3 hours.

Passenger car

Turn right at Youngdong Expressway PyeongChang IC (Bongpyeong Direction) -
Bongpyeong (Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village) - Pass by Hyundai Oil Bank and turn right (Deokgeo-ri Direction) - Turn left at Bongpyeong You-Theater (Boraeryeong Hill Direction) - Deokgeo-ri (Ibanggol, Yeonjigi) - Hoeryeongbong Peak

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