Skiing and snowboarding have never been trendier! There are about 12 famous ski resorts in Korea. Skiers and snowboarders relish going high speed down the mountain and demonstrating their well-tuned technique. Korea's ski resorts have become renowned throughout Southeast Asia, China, and Japan, and, as a result, number of foreign visitors and facilities to match their needs increases. Many resorts provide instructional lessons specially programmed for foreigners and most of the staff has learned foreign languages.
And here are some facts about the most popular ski resorts in South Korea. Muju Resort offers the only ski slopes in the Jeolla-do Provinces. It boasts the area over 700 hectares, located at the foot of Mt. Deogyusan which is legendary for the stunning view of Gucheondong Valley. It hosted the 1997 Muju Winter Universiad and different international events.
Sajo Resort in Chungcheongbuk-do Province provides great tourist options for people of all ages, such as thermals in Suanbo, hiking on Mt. Woraksan, and boating on Chungjuho Lake along Danyang Palgyeong.
Korean ski resorts provide a great variety of accommodation options, dining facilities, and fitness centers, while catering ski courses for novice and rental shops.
Yong Pyong is famous as the first ski resort in South Korea and one of the best centers here. It amazes visitors with splendid mountain views and friendly atmosphere.