Lake Gosau Laserer Alpin fixed rope route
- Suitable for groups
Directly above the Lake Gosau, this rock climb allows you to enjoy stunning views of the majestic Dachstein - throughout the whole day.
The via ferrata at lake Gosau
First you follow the lakeside trail and then walk down to the lake itself. From here the rock faces, situated directly above the shore of the Lake Gosau, are accessed via a Jacob's Ladder. After this first ascent, you make your way through stunning Dachstein chalk scenery to the highest point along the route. Here you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Dachstein and the Gosau glacier. In one big circuit you will reach the rope bridge. Cross the rope bridge and take the via ferrata up to the "Adlerhorst" ("Wandbuch") The trail continues via a ramp back to the start.
Entrance to the via ferrata
Follow the trail around the Lake Gosau. After 15 minutes you will find the entrance.
In case of emergency call the mountain rescue under 140
Download the via ferrata guide of Bad Goisern, Gosau at Dachstein, Hallstatt and Obertraun.
Experience a 360° panorama tour over Lake Gosau…
- Board possible
Details - climbing mount
- difficulty acc. to Kurt Schall: difficult (C)
- Hop off description: At the inn Gosausee on the left side of the lake to the entrance of the fixed rope route.
- Hop on description: This fixed rope route is a loop tour so the tail is at the same place like the entrance.
- duration climbing mount: 1 h
This fixed rope route is, depending on the weather, accessible from May till October.
motorway exit Golling - Abtenau, Russbach, Gosau
Gosau: after the "Pass Gschütt" junction turn right onto the "Gosausee Landstraße", after approx. 7 km you will reach the car park at the Lake Gosau.
motorway exit Regau - Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern, Gosau
Gosau: at the "Pass Gschütt" junction drive straight ahead onto the "Gosausee Landstraße", then after approx. 7 km you will reach the parking lot at the Lake Gosau.
by bus (irregular on Sundays):
from Bad Ischl: bus in direction to "Gosausee" (Lake Gosau)
from Rußbach: bus in direction to Gosau, at the terminus change to bus in direction to "Gosausee" (Lake Gosau)
- Parking space: 200
- Parking area for disabled: 4
- Bus parking space: 4
no parking fees
The fixed rope routes in Gosau are accessible free of charge.
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
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