Today’s Akajabong Volunteer Guide
Park Jae-son is guiding 16 walkers on Route 11 today.
Na Jeong-won guided a total of 20 walkers on Route 10 yesterday.
Jeju Walking Weather Report
Should have a high of 21c with clouds and a gentle north-east wind. No rain forecast. Check air quality map.
Other Jeju News of Note
Halla Mountain Sunrise Peak Hiking Reservation System by 2017
This system should be in place by the second part of 2017 and all routes will have controlled access.
A working group of 25 people tasked with examining ways to protect the island’s nature began back in June 2016. This is the group’s first decision after more in-depth discussions throughout September.
This is not the first time such a hiking reservation system has been installed in South Korea. Jirisan’s Chilseon Valley and Bukhansan’s Wooiryeong Road are just two examples of this.
UNESCO World Heritage site Geomun Oreum on Jeju Island also restricts visitors to 100 per day on weekdays and 200 on vacation days.
Halla Mountain yearly visitor statistics:
2012: 1,134,316 / 2013: 1,207,661 / 2014: 1,66,202 / 2015: 1,255,731
Sunrise Peak yearly visitor statistics:
2011: 2,455,020 / 2012: 2,928,001 / 2013: 3,181,685 / 2014: 3,4,04,951 / 2015: 3,010,301
Yeosu – Jeju daily flight with Asiana
Asiana will begin a daily flight from Jeju to Yeosu and Yeosu to Jeju from October 30, 2016. Reservations are already being taken.
Jeju – Yeosu | OZ8198 | 14:00 – 14:45 | A320 | 156 SEATS
Yeosu – Jeju | OZ8199 | 15:30 – 16:15 | A320 | 156 SEATS