I plan to do some hiking in Seoraksan for 3 days (15-17th April).
Can anyone advice specifically is it possible to do this course in 1 day?
I'd hopefully start early morning from Seoraksan Park Office, reaching Daecheongbong Peak around midday, then head down the very same route arriving before the sunset (6.30 pm), assuming local weather / conditions are good enough, ie. no major rainfall, muddy paths, etc.
As I understand, approx. 15-16 km up/downhill walk - 11 hrs recommended.
Already booked my accommodation in Sokcho, therefore I'd prefer to use it rather than take a chance and stay overnight in the cabin (no reservation made).
Has anyone actually tried it? Can you honestly say it's worth the hassle or I should take it easy and plan 2 days to cover that distance?
Also, do you know if there are any time restrictions in terms of reaching the peak
(eg. Halla-san in Jeju for people reaching Baengnokdam Crater / Seongpanak Trail)?
I wonder what time the open the park each morning so tourists are allowed on trails...
Please let me know if you have any experience on the above.
Thanks in advance for all your advice.