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Yongpyeong Ski Resort Guide

Yongpyeong, South Korea

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,858m
Resort Height1,150m
 Nearest AirportsYangyang and Gimpo
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The South Korean ski resort of Yongpyeong is at an altitude of 1,150m.


Yongpyeong has direct access to 41 marked pistes, served by a total of 17 ski lifts.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Yongpyeong offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Yongpyeong.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Rainbow I'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Yongpyeong?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 15 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Yongpyeong

Ski Area Stats

Yongpyeong Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Yongpyeong Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,858m
Lowest Piste1,150m
Resort Altitude (Yongpyeong)1,150m
Max Vertical708m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Yongpyeong
Expert Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Yongpyeong?

This ski resort is in Gangwon-do, South Korea.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Yongpyeong is Yangyang, 63 minutes drive away.

Gimpo and Incheon airports are all within three hours drive.

Yangyang is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 17 ski lifts are able to uplift 26,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Yongpyeong open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Early April (Usually early April but decided during season).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Yongpyeong, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Yongpyeong Tourist Office for the latest.

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