This article reviewed Hong, Taeyu's Yuseorakgi, remarkable work of history travelogue to Mt. Seorak. Hong, Taeyu had been immersed in landscape sightseeing after a disaster to a family, toured Mt. Seorak in the fall of 1709, along with the cousin of Im, Jeok, and others. It seems that Hong Taeyu's sightseeing to Mt. Seorak was influenced by the literary men of Jangdong Kim's, such as Kim, Sujeung, and Kim, Changheup.
As a result of the examination of Yuseorakgi, it was found that the following characteristics. First, the method of reconstructing the sightseeing utilized actively, the development of the work, had centered the sightseeing of Mt. Seorak. Also, it makes the process of sightseeing flow naturally without feeling disconnected. Second, various methods used in terms of description and narrative to effectively highlight the beauties of nature in Mt. Seorak. Third, there is apparent creative consciousness at the base of the work to inform the world of beauties of nature in Mt. Seorak in correspond to the features mentioned above.
This Yuseorakgi has the following importance of the history of travelogue the Mt. Seorak. First, it is the work that participated in the process of creating Mt. Seorak's travelogue in one distinct flow. Second, it is the first systematical work to reveal the way of sightseeing and beauties of nature from Gokbaekdam[Baekdam Valley] to Bongjeongam.