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Salzkammergut: Via Ferrata Climbing Tour at Drachenwand

1. Salzkammergut: Via Ferrata Climbing Tour at Drachenwand

Arrive in the parking lot for the Via Ferrata at Gasthof Drachenwand. Meet your certified and experienced guide who will hand out the necessary equipment if required. Afterward, walk for about 30 minutes to the start of the route, for a safety briefing before setting. Start the route with a row of easy climbing sections. Then, follow the path past a small waterfall up to the first lookout point, which already gives a glimpse of the stunning final view. Cross the suspension bridge, which offers you a breathtaking view at 300 meters above the ground. After climbing a total of 560 meters, reach the summit and enjoy a fantastic view of the lakes and the surrounding peaks of the Dachstein massif. Enjoy a short break, then start the descent over Hirschteig. Here, see the Drachenloch, another highlight of the tour, and admire the sight of the deep blue Mondsee. After about 4 hours, arrive back at the starting point at the Gasthof Drachenwand.

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