Arriving from the west:
From the west you can take the Munich-Salzburg motorway, continuing on the Tauern motorway (A 10) until the Ennstal junction. From here take the Ennstal A-road (the B 320) for around 30 km into the Schladming-Dachstein region, then take the Ramsau am Dachstein turn-off. Continue to the Ramsau plateau and about 1 km after Ramsau Kulm turn right to Rössing street (Rössingstraße) and continue junction (Abzweigung) Feistererhof.
Arriving from the north and east:
From the south-east take the Pyhrnautobahn motorway (A 9) to the Liezen junction and then the Ennstal A-road (B 320) into the Schladming-Dachstein region. Then take the Ramsau am Dachstein turn-off. Continue to the Ramsau plateau and about 1 km after Ramsau Kulm turn right to Rössing street (Rössingstraße) and continue junction (Abzweigung) Feistererhof.
Approach: From the Feistererhof, a well-marked and in the middle part steep hiking trail leads to the Guttenberghaus ("king's stage"). From there you will go towards the Gruberscharte. Then about 15 minutes to the entry point of the Westwand Via Ferrata.
Descent: Descend again via the ascent path or alongthe marked path across the Feisterscharte back to Guttenberghaus
The starting point can be reached by hiking bus (in operation from 25.6.2022). From the bus stop "Berghof/Abzweigung Feisterer" short walk up to the gorge entrance.
Schedule of the Ramsauer Verkehrsbetriebe
Hikers parking lot Feistererhof
Up-to-date information: Bergführerbüro Ramsau am Dachstein or phone +43 664 522 0080.