The cradle of via ferrata

Via Ferrata Eldorado – Ramsau am Dachstein

With the completion of the 1st via ferrata on the Dachstein by Friedrich Simony, Ramsau is correctly called the “cradle of via ferratas“. It is the ideal area with the plateau, the perfect climbing conditions and the character of the rock. And of course the breathtaking panorama at the summit of the Dachstein. Another via ferrata followed in 1878. After last it took more than 100 years, until this unique potential of the Dachstein massif came to the foreground again.

The first via ferrata of modern times is “Der Johann” on the south face of the Dachstein in 1999. A year later the children’s via ferrata “Kali” followed. Every year a new via ferrata was built by the Italian “Iron Way” due to the iron pins used. The Gjaidstein via ferrata, Irg, Hunerkogel, Koppenkarstein, the general renovation of the Hohe Rams and Scheichenspitz via ferratas. West ridge, Ramsau via ferrata, Hias via ferrata, Skywalk. The Dachstein Randkluft, Siega, 2nd children’s via ferrata “Kala”. Anna, Amonsteig, the Austria via ferrata Sinabell. Rosina and the renovation of the Dachstein west ridge and the anniversary via ferrata “Eselstein”.

Today, Ramsau am Dachstein is Austria’s via ferrata paradise. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, with 26 via ferratas, every mountaineer will find the right terrain. In addition to the sporting challenge, there is also the unique panorama that make it so special. Every tour comes with breathtaking views and beautiful natural landscapes free of charge.

More highlights an the Dachchstein

With the Dachstein Skywalk, suspension bridge with Stairway to Nothingness and ice Palace. There glacier is equipped with great attractions. An easy access with the Dachstein Panorama Gondola including. Although conquering the summit of the Dachstein through your own strength increases the experience quite a bit.