Via Ferrata Licence in Ramsau am Dachstein

A must for all mountaineers who want to try climbing along a via ferrata. Beginners are able to learn the basics of scaling a secured climbing route with a certified Ramsau am Dachstein mountain guide 

During the classes the guides explain why it is essential to always check the weather forecast and to observe the current conditions during the tour. Also, you learn important facts about the right equipment. The guides will personally provide you with tips on the best climbing technique and tactics.

Being safe during the tour and enjoying every moment in the mountains is the guideline. 

Program:

  • All about the material
  • Handling of equipment 
  • Equipment check
  • Weather conditions & weather observation 
  • Ability to evaluate difficulty levels (A, B, C, D and E)
  • Reading via ferrata topos 
  • Tour planning
  • Background information about via ferratas and safety tips
  • Preventing climbing accidents
  • Via ferrata technique and tactics 
  • Scaling a via ferrata
  • Personal tips and hints by mountain guides
  • Possible dangers along a via ferrata
  • What to do if the weather changes
  • How to deal with an accident or emergency
  • Information to prevent dangerous situations

 

Classes for children and youngsters as well as for experienced mountaineers: 

  • Monday: Via ferrata beginner’s classes, including via ferrata licence “Gipfelstürmer” for adults, Euro 44
  • Wednesday: Via ferrata beginner’s classes, including via ferrata licence “Gipfelstürmer” for children (7 years and older) Euro 23,00
  • Thursday: Via ferrata beginner’s classes, including via ferrata licence “Gipfelstürmer” for teenagers (9 years and older) Euro 28,00

For more information and registration please contact the Ramsau am Dachstein tourist office.