Outdoor rock climbing walls in Seoul – where are they?

The winter in Seoul is almost over. I can feel it in the air. It gets warmer, days are longer, and the spring flowers start to bloom. That also means, that the outdoor climbing season will soon begin. Finally!

However, it’s still too windy to go to the mountain in April. But there are many artificial outdoor climbing walls in the city. Have you tried them out yet? I’ve been to two of them: Danggogae park and Eungbongsan. For me, these are best locations to meet and greet Korean rock climbers.

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Eungbongsan climbing park

Why to go to artifical rock climbing walls?

There are many reasons why I love those places:

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Eungbongsan artificial climbing wall – 응봉산 인공 암벽장 [Seoul]

It’s again time to climb outdoor, since the weather gets much cooler but not yet cold. If you live in Seoul but don’t have time to go to the mountain for climbing, try to visit one of some artificial rock walls in Seoul, for example in Eungbongsan Rock Park.

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Eungbongsan Rock Park

How to find the Eungbongsan Rock Park?

Address: Seoul, Seongdong-gu, Eungbong-dong 269-4 Beonji

Naver Map: Link or use the search term Eungbong Rock Wall Park

Opening time for the wall:

  • in Summer (April – October): weekdays: 9:30-21:00; weekend & holiday: 9:30-19:00
  • in Winter (November – March): closed

Source: naver.blog; Information may vary.

Fee: free! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Closest subway station: Eungbong, Exit 1, then about 20 min walk uphill.
If you don’t want to walk far, you can reach the park at best by bus. The closest bus stop is “Eungbongdong Hyeondae Apartment”.

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Outdoor rock climbing at Uiam-Rock [Seoul]

Seoul is surrounded by many mountains, so that you can see them from almost everywhere in the city. In beautiful weather, you don’t have to go far away to have great mountain experiences: you can go for a hike e.g. on the Seoul city wall or go rock climbing in Insubong. A lot of multi-pitch routes from 5.6 to 5.12a, as well as boulder tours are there for you to try out.

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