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Ramsauer Klettersteig

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This is the classic Via Ferrata in the Dachstein region, and also a perfect warm-up tour for the Dachstein when starting at the Guttenberhaus.

 

For the approach from the Dachstein Mountain station, through the Rosmarie Stollen over the Edelgries Glacier, we recommend crampons in the morning (in hard snow conditions).

 

Usually, the route starts at the Edelgrießhöhe, but you can start at either end. This impressively scenic Via Ferrata crosses summits and rock towers to the Gruberscharte in a breathtaking experience.

Remark:

Due to the length, high alpine location and the sporty route, this climb is only recommended for fit and experienced via ferrata climbers.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness
Experience
Scenery

Best season

January
February
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April
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December

The tour in numbers

challenging
Level of difficulty
11,1 km
Route
7:30 h
Time
290 hm
Uphill
1783 hm
Downhill
2720 m
Highest point
1136 m
Lowest point

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More information

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. 

Arriving from the north:
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.

Access: From the Dachstein Gondola’s base station, walk along the marked path to Edelgrießkar, until you turn right to the Edelgrießhöhe at an elevation of about 2.230 m, reaching the ridge after a further 250 metres. Follow the marked path to the beginning of the steel rope.

Descent: From the Gruberscharte in the direction of the Guttenberghaus and along the "Königsetappe" to the Feisterer parking spot.

Alternative: Back to the Edelgrießhöhe and through the cirque, returning to the valley the same way you came up.

 

When enough time and strenght, take also from Gruberscharte the Eselstein Westgrat ferrata to top of Eselstein with you.

Up-to-date information: Bergführerbüro Ramsau am Dachstein or phone +43 664 522 0080.

www.via-ferrata.de

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What the weather will be like

Ramsau am Dachstein (1137m)

Morning
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Noon
cloudy
5°C
25%
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Night
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3°C
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Mostly cloudy with occasional sunny spells. Light snowfall will start in the afternoon.
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2°C
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Prolonged snowfall throughout the day. Dry periods will be rare.
21.04.2024
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22.04.2024
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Spiegelsee Reiteralm | © photo-austria / Christine Höflehner

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