Autumn will appear in early October

Picture courtesy of KoreaTimes. (Psst..that's gonna be Tut, Hanim and me hiking Seoraksan..ngehehe)

As per Korea Meteorological Administration said the autumnal tint this year will appear 1~8 days later than usual.


20% of the mountain is dressed with autumnal tint, we call it "the first foliage", at 80% it is called "the peak foliage time".

2009 Autumn Foliage Schedule

Mountains, First Foliage, Peak Time

Seoraksan (설악산), 1st Oct, 20th Oct
Jirisan (지리산), 13th Oct, 24th Oct
Hallasan (한라산), 19th Oct, 4th Nov