New Mountain-Hiking Routes
Myohyang (1 909 metres above sea level), located in the northwestern part of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is one of the celebrated mountains in the country.
In May 1981 Chairman
An official, who had been guiding the party, told
When the party reached the Murung Falls, it suddenly got dark and threatened rain.
Officials urged him to turn back, since he had already identified the tourist routes.
However, he picked up the pace, insisting that, though it was cloudy, they should still get to the top.
After admiring the view of the Eight Pools and crossing a rickety suspension bridge, he arrived at a stream beside the Yuson Falls.
Then, it began to rain.
A rock blocked the path ahead, which was so narrow and slippery with rain that they had to crawl under the rock. Moreover, on the far side there was another rock which was so cracked that it seemed it would fall on them any moment.
Officials blocked his way, insisting that he should turn back.
When the party got to the Pison Falls, it stopped raining and a beautiful rainbow could be seen against the falls.
The officials shouted for joy.
That day, after listening to the officials’ impression of mountain hiking,