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If you are looking for a professional ski fitting and equipment hire service in Hoenggye, drop in and see the staff at Ski Jumping. The shop services Yongpyong and Alpensia Ski resorts and for the non-Korean speakers, the owners speak English fluently!

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The South Korean unit of currency is the won (W), which comes in 10, 50, 100 and 500 coins and notes in denominations of 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 50,000. 

Foreign exchange services are offered by banks in most main streets - just look for the usual Foreign Exchange or currency service signs.

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Korea gets cold in winter. Actually, it gets very cold. The big fronts coming down from Siberia push lots of great snow on the peaks and bring with them some chilly weather, with some days getting down to -20c in the sun! But don't shy away from your Korean snow adventure, just be prepared and pack your base layers!

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Places to Visit

There are lots of beautiful places to see and experience in Korea. If you’re feeling like a day off the slopes, take yourself off to some of the wonderful sights in and around the regions. Oh, and if you’re feeling up to it, remember to look out for traditional Korean bathhouses and go soak.

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Why Go Skiing and Snowboarding in Korea?

Snow holidays in Korea are one of the best kept secrets, with most people not even knowing that the Korean Peninsular gets some great snow in the Northern Hemisphere winter.







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