Via ferratas in the Dachstein mountains
Explore the many via ferratas in the Dachstein mountains. Here’s a selection:
Straight through the Dachstein south face to the Dachsteinwarte hut. Difficulty level: D/E.
Via ferrata Ramsau
Edelgrieß to Gruberscharte, across the ridge. Difficulty level: A/B to B, in parts B/C to C, very exposed.
Close to the Dachstein gondola. Difficulty level: B to C, in parts C/D and D, very exposed.
Via ferrata Jubilee:
Along the Eselstein south ridge to its top. Difficulty level: C to D, in between A and B.
Sky Walk via ferrata
Close to the Hunerscharte underneath the glacier gondola top station. Difficulty level: very difficult. Many passages D/E and longer parts D, barely any easier. In its middle part, very exposed, very demanding.
Koppenkarstein west ridge
A simple walk with an easy-to-reach summit and almost completely secured west ridge. Beautiful panoramic mountain. Difficulty level: A and A/B, some passages B.
Via ferrata up Dachstein:
The top of the Hoher Dachsteins can be reached via three via ferratas. From the east: Shoulder (B, 2 hours). North: Randkluft (B, 1 hour). West: west ridge (A/B, 1,5 hours). Difficulty level: A/B to B.
Easy via ferrata with gorgeous views across the glacier. Difficulty level: A/B to B.
The easiest, but most strenuous climbing path. A possibility to get to the glacier by foot. Difficulty level: A/B to B.
Hias at Silberkar
Short but demanding climbing path in Silberkar Gorge close to the Silberkar Hut. Difficulty level: C to D, very exposed.