MEDITATIVE NIGHT HIKE
Peaceful night hiking, mindful walking
Walk as if you kiss the earth with your foot,
Step by step, one by one! it can be reached to the top
Wind tells you the meaning of life!
Be in a moment
Hi~! all! We will be hiking Inwangsan(인왕산)! .
Inwangsan is a mountain with a height of 338 meters, located in Jongno-gu and Hongje-dong, Seodaemun-gu, central areas of Seoul, South Korea and commands great views to Jongro,Myeongdong, Bukhansan National Park and Blue House!
The name literally means "mountain of generous king" in Korean. Each rock is named after its characteristic form, such as gicha bawi (기차바위, train rock), chima bawi (치마바위 skirt rock), iseul bawi (이슬바위 dew rock), moja bawi (모자바위 hat rock), and jiryungii bawi (지렁이바위 worm rock).
Inwangsan is famous for its view, so many painters depicted the mountain in their works such as Jeong Seon's Inwang jesaekdo. The Fortress Wall of Seoul surrounds the mountain in which Inwangsa temple and Guksadang shrine are located as well.
Come and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and stunning view with crisp refreshing air!
Spread the word~
♣ meeting at 730PM : Gyeongbokgung(경복궁역) Station exit 1
♣ Finishes at 930~10PM same place or close place to come by bus in couple of bus-stop distance.subway runs around midnight. check you train to home before joining. there will be some guys want to crave for Makgeolri and Pajeon after hiking, we will check a restaurant in market alley which is the best of best in Seoul!
♣ Please prepare comfortable shoes, extra layer of clothes to wear on top to enjoy view!
When you go to work ,take a sack with shoes and cloths to change.
as soon as you finish work, join the hiking! :)
출근할때 신발과 갈아입을 옷을 색에 넣어가지고 가서, 일을 끝나고 갈아입은후(또는 도착해서 지하철 화장실) 오세요
Total walking distance would be 4~6km/1Hour 40 minutes ~ 2H20minutes.
It depends on weather and condition, we decide trails on the day
♣ Even we never have canceled a hiking in rainy,windy,snowy or cloudy day as we are grateful of weather and great way to enjoy it as it is!
Just prepare an umbrella or extra layer.we can change trail good for weather
♣ if you have not hiked before in Seoul and those who have
- fear of cold
- fear of height
- fear of walking
- fear of night
Strongly recommanded as you will have chance to overcome!
Even we never have canceled a hiking in rainy day because we enjoy the weather as it is! Just prepare an umbrella and we pick up a trail for weather
♣ If you have too much things going on your work and need
- to get rid of stress
- to see some stunning view
- to get healing experience
- to forget too much obsession or trauma from media
This hiking is seriously will make you relieved and make you be in a moment of being happiness!
♣ Instruction will be provided
how to pace
how to hike
how to enjoy hiking
how to be good at night photography for anyone needs
We don't use flashlight to hike, we just get used to the city light reflected by cloud and
it's bright enough to walk.
♣ No chance of cancelation due to weather even rain or snow.
As we are grateful of weather and great way to enjoy it as it is!
If it's too heavy rain, we can do urban hike to find best local restaurant to have some meal with drinks!
[♣ HOW TO JOIN]
1)SERIOUSLY! NO RSVPed may not be allowed to join~!
* NOTE: If you want to bring a friend, please let him/her JOIN AND READ this event page and RSVP.So not to make them strangers on this event!
친구를 데려올때는 친구도 똑같이 가입하고 RSVP 예스 후에 올 수 있습니다.
2) Fee 10000(10K)won for anyone
- this 10Kwon can be used as a trip voucher whenever join future weekend trip which needs to charter a bus , book accomodation,
Please remember the date of the event, name of the mountain
- this 10Kwon also can be transferable to your friends.(give it as a gift, let friends know the date+name of place+your name)
-Please prepare 10Kwon in cash only on the day! Thank you so much!
CHECK OUT ALL THE UPCOMING TRIPS AND EVENTS!
[♣ Small Events ] 이벤트 내에 작은 이벤트
Please post any idea about small events!
♣ Dinner at Local restaurant : taste the real local food, not commercialised , after hiking!
♣ Book Exchange : books about nature,bring your book just finished or all time favorite and exchange at least I will bring one, so please bring yours! 책을 나누기
♣ Poem Reading : pick up a poem from book for this beautiful fall season and read out together 시를 읽기
♣"Seoul Hiking Night" Group Event Organiser Recruit : Anyone wants to organise night hiking close mountain to their area,please let me know so that I can give administration and can share some information! 집 근처에서 이벤트를 진행하고 싶으면 언제든지 신청해주세요. 필요한 정보와 이벤트 진행 방법을 알려드립니다.
[♣ More EXERCISE] 운동효과 증가시키기
If you want to get more exercise from walking, you can wear WEIGHTS on your ANKLE, WRISTS, or BACK. It is a good idea to wear around 0.5kg ~ 1kg in the beginning and work your way up. You
can also bring a BACK PACK and use it as a BACK WEIGHT. Load it up with heavy books, a laptop, a tripod or walking snacks for everyone~!
[♣ OUTDOOR GYMS] 야외체육시설
Most of the places we go hiking have wonderful outdoor gyms. We can try PULL-UPs, PUSH-UPs,SIT-UPs, etc.Let's do it!
[♣ Taking good pictures at night] 멋진 야경 찍기 알려드릴께요!
- if you are interested in taking some good pictures and especially night shots, it will be a good chance!
- You would better bring a SLR camera to adjust the shutter speed and aperture.
So you can find proper setting. You don't have be a professional but need some passion for this!
- bring a tripod for stability.you can take adventage of some obstacles instead
- As we will find a best place and will be taking break,you can enjoy taking pictures of view and some objects you want to take constantly