Climbing Etiquette? Not here…

Climbing in Korea is something else. You have a lot of really good rock and some interesting routes. The hikes in are great (when it is not a queue line) and the views from the top are usually scenic. But alas, despite the positives, climbing here can be the most irritating experience ever. In any…

Gangwha Island Climbing – 강화도

Sara and I have now been to Gangwha Island crag three times. The crag is absolutely ridiculous to get to. I have spent quite a bit of time exploring the island on my road bike so I have an idea of the distances between the small villages and roughly how long it should take in…

Climbing Insubong

Climbing Insubong! Quite the first multipitch adventure. I met Lian and some other Korean climbers in our party at the bottom of Insubong where we started our hour long hike up most of the mountain. The hike was absoulutey stunning with the leaves all changing color and the perfectly smog free day overlooking Seoul. We…

Namhansanseong Rock Climbing – Mr. Lee

Sara and I went rock climbing on the weekend like we usually do, with Mr. Lee and Lian (whom I have mentioned before. This crag small but really good. It has a wide range of routes from 5.8 to overhanging 5.12+. My day of climbing was pretty awesome and Sara got some good lead climbs…