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Where to Ski & Snowboard in South Korea

While South Korea may not seem like a popular skiing and snowboarding destination, its mountain-covered terrain and epic powder make it an excellent spot for hitting the slopes. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to South Korea isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With dozens of ski resorts to explore, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to South Korea.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in South Korea

Yongpyong Resort

Yongpyong Resort

Opened in 1998, Yongpyong Resort has hosted four FIS Alpine World Cups Games and the 2006 IPC Paralympic WorldCup. 28 trails, 14 lifts, and a variety of terrain make Yongpyong Resort one of the largest ski resorts in South Korea. For beginners, the resort features wider, novice slopes and only a slight decline.

High1 Resort

High1 Resort

As the highest altitude ski resort in South Korea, there’s no wondering how High1 Resort received its name. The resort opened in 2006, so it’s still one of the newer resorts in the area. More than a dozen slopes offer terrain for beginner, intermediate, and expert riders all of which start at the top of the mountain for an extra-long run.

Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park

Considering its close proximity to Seoul, Phoenix Park is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. The resort also offers world-class ski and snowboard instruction, so the slopes are often filled with first-time skiers. For snowboarders, Phoenix Park boasts an Olympic-standard half-pipe table top, round quarter, and rails.

Muju Deogyusan Resort

Muju Deogyusan Resort

Muju Deogyusan Resort offers more than a dozen runs and a terrain park, perfect for every skier or snowboarder. Riders will find high drops and incredible views, too. The only downside is the artificial snow, as the area receives a lot of ice and little fluffy powder that may be found at other resorts.

Konjiam Resort

Konjiam Resort

The biggest draw to Konjiam Resort is that the ski area has a limited capacity. So, with shorter wait times and open slopes, Konjiam is the perfect destination for your ski trip to South Korea. The resort does tend to have shorter mountains so the resort does rely heavily on artificial snowmaking.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in South Korea

Are ski resorts in South Korea open

Yes! Some ski resorts in South Korea are open while others remain closed with the intent to reopen soon. Please be advised that some locations have suspended indoor activities. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

Are there ski packages available to South Korea?

Yes! There are a number of ski & stay packages available on your ski trip to South Korea to save you additional dollars.

How to ship skis on your ski trip to South Korea?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip to South Korea, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip to South Korea?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip to South Korea. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip to South Korea.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip to South Korea?

The cost to ship a small ski bag (under 25 lbs.) from the U.S. to South Korea is $174.99 USD for the outbound leg and $219.99 USD for the return. The cost to ship a small snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) from the U.S. to South Korea is $179.99 USD for the outbound leg and $229.99 USD for the return. Transit time shipping to South Korea from the U.S. is 4-7 business days and 3-5 business days for the return.

Customer Support

As a company of active skiers, we have experienced the hassles of traveling with your gear and understand how important these items are to you. Our team is available 7 days a week ready to help answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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