Visit High 1 Ski Resort, which features beautifully clean & puffy snow with the highest altitude (1,345 meters) among Korean ski resorts! 😱
High 1 Ski Resort prides itself in high snow quality and state-of-the-art facilities, which brings ski and snowboard lovers to this mega-sized ski resort.
However, one thing that might put you off a trip to High 1 Ski Resort is its long distance from Seoul.
A one-way journey between High 1 Ski Resort and Seoul takes 3 hours, leading to spending 6 hours on highways for a round trip.
To make their long journey more worthwhile, a lot of skiers choose extended stays rather than day trips and fully enjoy the winter thrills at High 1 Ski Resort.
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*Trazy’s overnight tours include a room at High1 Ski Resort (Hill Condominium), round-trip transportation from/to Seoul, lift-pass, and equipment rental.
High 1 Ski Resort at a glance
|Location||Jeongseon, Gangwon province|
|Travel time from Seoul||4 hrs|
|Number of slopes||20|
|Number of ski lifts||6 ski lifts & 7 gondolas|
To check out the opening date of High 1 Ski Resort for 2019/20, click here!
High 1 Ski Resort, one of the largest ski resorts in Korea, is often referred to as the best ski resort for avid skiers and snowboarders.
An ample amount of snowfalls in the area helps the slopes maintain the snow quality consistently high. With its naturally puffy snow, the long and wide ski slopes are another merit that makes the ski resort spoken highly of by many ski lovers.
Especially the three slopes that start from the top of Baekunsan Mountain is the highlight of this huge ski resort.
Look down the entire ski resort on top of the peak and slide down the endless slope. You’ll be in awe of the sheer beauty of nature and feel hair-raising thrills at the same time.
About the slopes in High 1 Ski Resort
There are 3 highest points in High 1 Ski Resort, which are 1) Mountain Top (1,340m), 2) Valley Top (1,376m), and 3) Mountain Hub (1,250m).
With 20 slopes, there will be plenty of options for both beginners and advanced skiers.
Especially, the course from Valley Hub to Valley Condo is the longest course (4.2km) with very gentle inclination and almost no curves, which makes it a perfect slope for beginners!
How to go to High 1 Ski Resort from Seoul
1. By Shuttle Bus / Private Van
Get to High1 Ski Resort to enjoy the Winter in Korea by either a shuttle bus or a private transfer van! The shuttle bus is ready to take you from Seoul and/or airports and back! The private transfer service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week, so you have access to High1 Ski Resort at any time of your choosing!
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2. By Train
• Cheongnyangni Station to Gohan Station: Cheongnyangni Station (Subway Line Line 1, Gyeongui–Jungang Line) → Gohan Station → Shuttle bus to High 1 Ski Resort.
3. By Tour
Figuring out the way to High 1 Ski Resort on your own won’t be easy, as there’s hardly any public transportation. Instead, take an easy and convenient ski trip to High 1 Ski Resort with Trazy.com, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop – One click will solve all the hassles from transportation to gear rental!
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Included: Round-trip transportation from/to Seoul, Room at Hill Condominium, Lift pass, Ski or snowboard equipment rental
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Included: Round-trip transportation from/to Seoul, English speaking tour guide, Room at Alpensia or High1 Ski Resort, Lift pass, Equipment rental, Breakfast, Basic lesson
Overnight stay at High 1 Ski Resort
1. Grand Hotel Main Tower
Grand Hotel Main Tower in High 1 Ski Resort is the most closely located hotel to the ski slopes among the three hotels in the area.
To make your ski trip more convenient, there are shuttle buses that frequently run between Grand Hotel Main Tower and Mountain Ski House/Valley Ski House, the two main gates to the slopes.
You can go back and forth to the nearest ski house within 10 minutes from the hotel. Chuck yourself in bed in such a short time will make you feel heavenly after a tiring ski experience.
Not only for its easy access to the resort, but Grand Hotel Main Tower is also praised by visitors for its abundant amenities with high quality.
Read below to see what Grand Hotel Main Tower has to offer for your ultimate ski experience.
1) Sneak peek inside Grand Hotel Main Tower rooms
Rooms in Grand Hotel Main Tower range from Standard to Presidential Suite.
While many different types of room are available, even standard rooms, the basic option, are equipped with all facilities and services that qualify this hotel as a 5-star hotel.
The standard room rates are between 125,000 KRW (approx. 113.5 USD) and 237,000 KRW (approx. 215.8 USD) per night, but you’ll save a lot when booking an all-inclusive package trip.
It will solve all the hassles of booking a room, transport, rental, and lift-pass separately at once. It saves your time, effort, and more importantly money!
*Take note that Trazy’s ski and stay packages are available between Dec 11 and Mar 31 and the price varies depending on the period.
*The weekend rate applies for Fridays, Saturdays, and a day before holidays. (Dec 24 & 31, 2020 / Feb 10 & 11 & 28, 2021)
2) Various amenities with high quality
– Gourmet Korean restaurant in a traditional setting
Unnamjeong, located next to the Lake Park of Grand Hotel Main Tower, is a traditional Korean restaurant that serves gourmet Korean dishes in an elegant setting. The hit K-Drama ‘Gourmet (Sikgaek)’ was filmed here.
– Luxurious cafe harmoniously designed with nature
Cafe Lounge offers a view of the garden and blue skies through huge windows and glass ceilings. Cafe Lounge’s coffee is meticulously selected by baristas with expertise. Live music performance doubles the joy of visitors.
– Spacious sauna and swimming pool conveniently located in the hotel
The sauna facility at Grand Hotel Main Tower is where you can thaw your frozen body after skiing in the cold weather. Relax your body in the warm water and recover from fatigue out of strenuous winter activities.
There is also a swimming pool next to the sauna that you can enjoy 365 days a year. If you’ve had enough for skiing, switch to swimming and take time for the summer sport in the middle of snowy surroundings!
Apart from Grand Hotel Main Tower, there are a few condominiums in the resort that offer traditional Korean-style “ondol (a floor heating system)” rooms and standard bedrooms.
If you’re looking for a room-only option, staying at the condominiums is an excellent deal as it saves your money and time. You can use Mountain/Valley gondolas connecting the condominiums directly to the slopes.
On Trazy.com you can easily book a suite room at Hill Condominium!
Suite room accommodates up to 5 people and it has 1 bedroom, 1 ondol room, 1 or 2 full bathroom(s), living room, and kitchen.
It has 1 bed and a traditional Korean foldable floor mattress. The room layout is similar to the Deluxe Room but it’s bigger in size.
The price ranges from 175,000 KRW (approx. 159 USD) to 312,500 KRW (approx. 283.9 USD).
*If you have already arranged ski/snowboard lessons and gear rental and only need to book transportation or room, see below.
- Private Transfer: High1 Ski Resort ↔ Seoul & Incheon/Gimpo Airport
- High 1 Ski Resort Room Reservation (Room Only)
- Seoul/Airport ↔ High1 Ski Resort Shuttle Bus
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