Ever thought of exploring Korea’s climbing scene? We hadn’t either! But it’s on the shortlist now after watching Hazel Findlay share her experience of climbing in South Korea and visiting some of the local competitive climbers.

With hundreds of climbing areas across the country, several top areas within one hour of Seoul, and hundreds of peaks ready for first ascents, South Korea has a thriving and growing climbing community.

Hazel Findlay explores the beautiful pillars of rock dominating Seoninbong Peak, Seoraksan National Park, and Insubong Peak.

Don’t miss Hazel’s climb on the elegant rock on Elephant Crack (5:40).

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