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    WINTER HIKING IN JIRISAN: KOREA’S HOLIEST MOUNTAIN

    Jirisan offers endless hiking, exceptional views and the opportunity to stay in mountain shelters overnight. Forget day trips to leisurely destinations such as green tea fields or bamboo forests, Jirisan is for those who want more. More adventure, more sense of accomplishment, and depending how seasoned you are, probably more pain. Don’t be like my friend and I, quickly picking routs and failing to realize how difficult they are. Let me get you familiar with the map now, so that you can make more educated decisions than I. When choosing your rout through Jirisan, the first thing you have to do is decide where you will enter the Mountain. One…