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The perfect preparation for climbing via ferrata at Lake Achensee!

Our service for your via ferrata tour

In this article, we reveal everything climbers need to know: where to find the perfect accommodation, where to get the proper equipment, and where to book local mountain & ski guides who teach you the required skills and share important tips and tricks.


The Achensee holiday region offers accommodations to suit everyone: hotels, holiday apartments, inns, pensions, and farm-stay holidays. If you are looking for a mindful experience in nature, check out the region’s five campsites, which are embedded in unspoilt nature.

Service bell at hotel reception check-in

Mountain & ski guides

Before you go, understand the terrain and conditions you will encounter. Experienced mountaineers can climb via ferratas self-guided. If you appreciate the comprehensive and expert knowledge of professionals, book a local mountain & ski guide to accompany you on your adventure.

Via ferrata enthusiasts will find numerous routes in the Rofan mountains and can let off steam on the many iron trails at Lake Achensee.

Via ferrata safety tips

You don’t need much experience in climbing or mountaineering to complete a via ferrata, but you should have advanced hiking skills. Good equipment is also essential for climbing via ferrata, as is the proper technique, being considerate of other climbers and respecting the natural surroundings.

The via ferratas in the Rofan mountains impress with special passages and great views.
The bus stop in Steinberg am Rofan in summer.
Explore the mountains by bus and cable car

Public transport is a fast and eco-friendly way to get to the via ferratas of the Achensee region. The buses take you to the valley stations of the cable cars. During the journey, soak in gorgeous views before your climbing adventure begins.  

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