Elysian Gangchon Ski Resort 엘리시안 강촌 스키장
- 13 October 2014
Elysian Gangchon resort is located in a beautiful valley, an easy 1 hour’s drive from Seoul and 10 minutes from the town of Gapyeong. Offering glorious mountain views from all slopes, Elysian has a wide variety of runs and is a perfect destination for ski and snowboard enthusiasts of all levels.
The resort has 6 lifts and 10 wide slopes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skiers, all of which are approximately 1km in length. There is also a separate beginners course for first-timers or those wanting a little more practice before they head out onto the mountain. For snowboarders, there is The Board Park, designed for beginner to intermediate riders wanting to get some rail and airtime. And for those needing to improve their skills, Elysian has ski and snowboard instructors on hand for one to one or group lessons.
Condominium-style accommodation is available on resort, with a variety of other accommodation available in the village of Baekyang-ri, just before the resort entrance. Alternatively, there are plenty of accommodation options in Gapeyong, which is a beautiful lakeside town known for its natural beauty and proximity to the resort island of Namiseom. Local attractions include the Garden of Morning Calm, the Chuncheon nation museum of ancient relics and the abundant amount of Dakgalbi (Spicy chicken dish) restaurants which originated in the area.
how to get there
From Incheon International Airport, take the Airport Railroad Express (AREX) to Seoul Station. Transfer here for local line and go to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Line 2). From here, catch a bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Chuncheon.
From Seoul, catch a bus from Dong Seoul Bus Terminal to Chuncheon. Shuttle bus service from Chuncheon to the resort
From Sanbong Subway Station (Seoul subway Line 7) take the Gyeongchun line to Baekyang-ri Station. Walk from the station (about 1.5km) or take the resort shuttle bus.
From Seoul head east onto the Gyeongchun Expressway and take Route 45/46 to Gapyeong. At Gapyeong go east towards Chuncheon and follow the signs to the resort.