Alpine Club Vienna: Hiking in Austria

Ferrata practice on 18 September 2021

organized by Mateusz Żółtak  contact organizer

Title :
Ferrata practice
Date :
Sat 18.09.2021
Type of event :
Klettersteig (Via Ferrata)
Organized by :
Mateusz Żółtak
Description :

Annual ferrata practice. As last year we will go to the ferrata training wall next to the Weichtalhaus. It offers routes of difficulties ranging for A to E/F (topo) so it's suitable both for complete beginners and people trying to test their limits (although the E/F route requires rather strong arms than brilliant technique). Obviously we will also practice absailing, most important knots, etc.

This is not a ferrata course. If you are interested in the proper course, it's organized every spring (see e.g. here). That being said this event is also suitable for people who were never on a ferrata before and would like to see how it looks like in a safe, controlled environment.

Technical requirements :
T2, Rough areas, broken rocks and boulder fields are not a problem for me. I am sure-footed and free of dizziness
Physical requirements :
K1, 2-4 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
5-6, 50m (but repeated many times :-) )
Max. altitude in metres :
590
Equipment :
ferrrata set, harness, helmet (if you have carabiners, slings or belaying device bring them as well)
Transport Details :

By car

Max participants :
10
Registration until :
2021-09-14
Map :
 
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