Lake Gosau via ferrata
Lake Gosau via ferrata – level of difficulty B with short C passages
Situated directly above Lake Gosau, this rock climb allows you to enjoy stunning views of the majestic Dachstein throughout the entire climb. Access via the Lake Gosau circular trail, then up the Jacob's Ladder and over the highest point to a rope bridge. Then over a series of brackets up to the Adlerhorst with the summit book and back to the starting point via a ramp.
- Nature of course: first of all, you cross between the trail and the lake itself until the Jacob's Ladder where you can reach the rock faces above the path. After this first ascent, you make your way through stunning Dachstein chalk scenery to the highest point along the route with a stunning view over the Gosau glacier and Dachstein. The rope bridge is reached in one big circuit. Cross the bridge and a series of brackets up to the Adlerhorst (summit book). The climb then continues back to the start via a ramp.
- Level of difficulty: mainly B with a few short C passages
- Length: 420 m
- Arrival: from Gosau to Lake Gosau and the car park there.
- Access: along the Lake Gosau circular trail eastwards (left) roughly 15 minutes to the hop on
- Entrance: below the trail, observe the walking direction!
- Descent: none, the via ferrata ends at the starting point.
- Information about securing and safety devices: steel cable, curved pegs and brackets with low risk of injury.
- Starting place: Gosau on the Dachstein (730 m)
- Base: Gosausee inn (960 m)
- Best time of year: May to October
You can find a detailed description of the via ferrata supplied by bergsteigen.at here.