Echernwand via ferrata
Echernwand via ferrata – level of difficulty C with two D spots
Via ferrata with 450 metres of climbing in a region famous for its ancient salt mining culture. The entrance is just above Lake Hallstatt's Roman settlement at the base of the Echernwand, the descent is by the salt mine railway or via the hiking trail to Hallstatt.
- Level of difficulty: difficult
- Time: 1 hour
- Access: from the saltworks car park, funicular up to the access ladder (approx. 10 minutes)
- Tail and descent: on a horizontal climb (securing recommended), 15 minutes to the Rudolfsturm cable car top station, by salt mine railway or hiking trail to Hallstatt (approx. 30 minutes)