Alpine Club Vienna: Hiking in Austria

Ferrata season opening (sic!) on 20 September 2020

organized by Mateusz Żółtak  contact organizer

Title :
Ferrata season opening (sic!)
Date :
Sun 20.09.2020
Type of event :
Klettersteig (Via Ferrata)
Organized by :
Mateusz Żółtak
Description :

Due to COVID and other perturbations there was no opportunity for the ferrata season opening event earlier this year. Now it's time to fix it.

This event is for all people who:

  • would like to try out a non-hiking ferrata (ferrata of difficulty C or more)
  • would like to practice their ferrata skills (learn some tips, find their limits in a safe conditions, practice absailing)
  • would like to join more ambitious ferrata hikes with me

We will go on the training grounds next to the Weichtalhaus which offers a large variety of short ferratas (35 m high, difficulties from C to E/F - see the topo) where we will spend a day practising our skills.

Technical requirements :
T3, I feel fine in difficult technical conditions and have mountain experience. I can manage to climb up and down without a rope on routes of climbing difficulty UIAA grade 1+
Physical requirements :
K1, 2-4 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
Max. altitude in metres :
Equipment :
helmet, harness, ferrata set
Transport Details :

By car (but if you are a public transport fan you can take a train to Payerbach and switch to bus)

Max participants :
Registration until :
Map :
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