Hiking Korea's Mountain SpineBook - 2010
The Baekdu-daegan chain of mountains forms the backbone of the Korean Peninsula. It has always occupied a very special place in the hearts of Koreans. More than just a series of rocky ranges, it is the source of the life and dynamic energy of the Korean people and shelters many of their cultural and historical treasures. The long-distance Baekdu-daegan hiking trail provides a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts living in Korea and abroad to hike their way through a 735-kilometer geographical repository of culture and history that continuously yields new discoveries and experiences in what is a still largely unexplored part of a busy peninsula. This guide will get you packed up and ready to hit the road.* Comprehensive and detailed trek-by-trek descriptions of the Baekdu-daegan trail* Helpful tips to get you ready and confident for hiking* Detailed maps and transport information* Cultural and historical background information* Water source coordinates along the trail for GPS users
Publisher: Seoul : Seoul Selection, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 796. 5109519 SHE
Characteristics: 446 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Hiking Korea's mountain spine