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Description

(Gwaneum-am) - This area has many crags of gneiss rock. The biggest crag, and the main crag for Pohang climbers, is Gwaneum-am 관음암. It is the closest crag to Yeon- san Waterfall 연산폭포. This crag offers crack, chimney, and vertical face climbing with a couple of aid climbing routes. (Yeonsan-am) - Yeonsan-am 내연암 is located over the suspension bridge. It offers good face climbing. The rest of the crags are spaced out gradually along the stream to the temple. (Sinseondae) - is crag has two 5.9 routes and is 80m high. It is not climbed very offen because of the bad access and the poor quality of rock. However, the multi-pitches offer a great view. (Guimyeon-am) - The routes here are moderate and range from vertical, crack, and overhung climbing. (Arirang Boulder) -This crag is relatively short and small. It offers steep, overhung routes. (Seoun-am) - Seoun-am 서운암 was developed with easy routes for beginners

Approach

(Gwaneum-am) - Buses run from Phohang 포항 to Bogyeong-sa 보경사 every hour. It takes forty minutes to reach Bogyeong-sa 보경사. From the parking lot, follow the main trail to Yeonsan Waterfall 연산폭포. You will pass a couple of waterfalls before reaching Yeonsan Waterfall 연산폭포. You can’t miss the crag though because it is next to the waterfall by the suspension bridges. The approach time will be forty minutes from the parking lot. (Yeonsan-am) - This crag is located over the bridge by Gwaneum-am 관음암. It will be to your right. (Sinseondae) - This crag is ve minutes down the trail from Gwaneum-am 관음암. It will be to your left . (Guimyeon-am) - Guimyeon-am 귀면암 sits below Samyong Waterfall 삼영폭. It will be on your right on the main trail towards the temple. (Arirang Boulder) - This crag is located below Ssangsang Waterfall 쌍생폭. Facing the temple, it will be on your right. (Seoun-am) - This crag is located in the woods, across from a snack bar. It’s only five minutes past the first temple.

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