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Mountaineering and climbing in the Dachstein region

Via ferratas and climbing gardens around Hotel Sommerhof

Climbing above the Lake Gosau
Climbing above the Lake Gosau

Higher, further, up to the sky: climbers can put their strength to the test on natural rock to their heart's content in world heritage site of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Whether you're a beginner, experienced Alpinist or passionate climber, mountain peaks up to more than 3,000 metres and some of the most beautiful via ferratas in the region await you around Gosau.

Via ferratas in Dachstein Salzkammergut

You can find via ferratas in varying levels of difficulty that provide the perfect route for any level in the rock faces and ridges around the Gosau valley, Bad Goisern and Lake Hallstatt. Secured by steep cables, ladders and pegs you climb on tried and tested and marked paths in front of the Dachstein massif that towers above everything, whether you're a sports or amateur climber. Look forward to unforgettable adventures on the mountain, up close to rugged rocks and with breathtaking views over the surrounding area.

We have put together a summary of the region's most beautiful via ferratas for you!

Little Bear climbing garden Krippenstein
Little Bear climbing garden Krippenstein

Climbing gardens

Climbers can also go wild in the region's numerous climbing gardens, such as at the Beginners Paradise in Hallstatt, on the Niedere Schreiberwand in Gosau, in the Ewige Wand, on the little Rosenkogel or Predigstuhl in Bad Goisern, on the little Krippenstein or at the practice climbing garden in Obertraun: they all offer a number of secured routes for climbing and bouldering in a whole range of difficulty levels.

Climbing centres in Bad Ischl

Climbers can divert to the climbing centres in Bad Ischl for training or in bad weather. At the Austrian Alpine Club's climbing centre and the K3 climbing centre you can find numerous vertical challenges in a protected environment.

A climbing holiday at Hotel Sommerhof in the Gosau valley

Look forward to exciting via ferratas and climbing gardens that get you in close contact with the mountain and push you to your limits. Come to the climbing paradise of the Salzkammergut and secure your holiday accommodation: you can get more information about climbing opportunities in the region and relax after your successful adventures with wellness and superb dining at the family-run Hotel Sommerhof in Gosau. Send a no-obligation enquiry for your holiday in Salzkammergut!











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