Active nature lovers can get the ultimate adrenaline kick by climbing on rugged rock faces. In the Eisenerz Alps, they’ll find a true via ferrata eldorado where both beginners and experienced mountain enthusiasts are rewarded with unique views of a beautiful natural landscape.
“Challenging ascents followed by beautiful views”: This pretty much sums up the via ferratas in the region around Erzberg and Leoben. And the "challenging" ones really do live up to their name: They are among the most enticing and, at the same time, most difficult climbing routes that Austria has to offer.
You don’t become a climbing pro overnight – but with a little practice and tips from the experts, every via ferrata can be mastered successfully and with relative ease. Both beginners and experienced climbers will find a popular training ground at Häuselberg climbing crag near Leoben.
In case it rains one day, you can visit the local bouldering gym. The boulderpoint in Leoben offers ample space and maximum safety for climbing.
You don't need to bring any special equipment because you can easily rent everything on site. Perfect if you want to try out this trendy sport!
From the right equipment to the right technique: There are a lot of things to consider when going climbing. For your own safety, please keep the following tips in mind:
Tip from the region: If you would like to dabble in climbing, you can do so in the company of experienced mountain guides! We recommend you contact Eisenerz-ALPIN Alpine School.