Climbing in the Salzkammergut – Sporty challenge with a fantastic view

Craggy walls, climbing paths and the climbing hall in Bad Ischl

Via ferrata Ewige Wand
Via ferrata Ewige Wand in the Hallstatt Dachstein region

Climbers will find their luck in the mountains and walls of the Salzkammergut. Numerous via ferratas and the climbing hall in Bad Ischl round off the extensive climbing offer.

In the midst of the stunning mountain scenery, wild rock faces, ridges and towers will await you – and above all thrones the mighty Dachstein. The UNESCO world heritage region Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut is a paradise for climbers. Numerous climbing tours and via ferratas will await you.

Via ferratas around Hallstatt

Although via ferratas are not entirely risk-free, risks can be minimised with the right equipment. They enable fantastic views and experiences for all climbers, also those who are no sport climbers.

Around Lake Hallstatt, on the Dachstein, in the Gosau valley and near Bad Goisern, there are some of Austria's most beautiful via ferratas. For example "die Reise durchs gelobte Land" (the journey through the promised land), the via ferrata with the most telling name through the Ewige Wand, on the Predigstuhl.

Climbing gardens

Around Hotel Agathawirt, various climbing gardens will offer diverse possibilities for sportspeople of every level. No matter if in Beginners Paradise in Hallstatt, in the Ewige Wand, on the small Krippenstein, on the Wildkar, in the training climbing garden Obertraun, on the small Rosenkogel or at the Niedere Schreiberwand in Gosau – all of them offer several secured routes in different levels of difficulty.

Climbing hall Bad Ischl

In Bad Ischl, there are also two climbing halls as an alternative to open air climbing. The climbing hall of the Austrian Alpine Club and the K3 climbing hall will offer you thrilling challenges for winter or when the weather is less favourable.

Climbing holidays in Bad Goisern – all information at Hotel Agathawirt

Pack your climbing equipment and come to the Salzkammergut. Offer battle to the rocks and experience unique moments in the mountains around Hallstatt and on the Dachstein. At our reception you will get all the necessary information on tours such as the "Vergissmeinnicht" (forget-me-not) in the Zwerchwand, the via ferrata "Leadership" on the Predigstuhl or the wonderful Seewandklettersteig above Lake Hallstatt. Send us your no-obligation enquiry or book your stay online at Landhotel Agathawirt in Bad Goisern and look forward to wonderful days in nature.


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