Gesäuse National Park guided rock climbing

Oliver, an IFMGA mountain guide, brings you in the best climbing spots of the Gesäuse National Park. Enjoy rock climbing on perfect walls, nature and silence together with a local expert in love with this place in Styria.




Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

The Gesäuse National Park, located in the Upper Styrian region, is my favorite place in Austria to rock climb. Why not joining me for several days and experience true wilderness in the middle of the Austrian Alps ?

The Gesäuse National Park is also called the University of Mountaineering since the spot here is fantastic to learn and progress in rock climbing.

There are several reasons why I enjoy so much coming here and guide my friends and clients on these walls.

  1. Very few people come in the Gesäuse Park. There are no cable car and no easy way to go up the mountains. You’ll find peace and silence.
  2. The rock and walls are incredible. There are climbing routes for all levels, for beginners as well as for experienced climbers. There are a lot of different options so most of the time we will be climbing alone.
  3. The landscape is amazing. There are forests, green and blue rivers, rocky faces…it’s a true wild place !

We can go there for 2 or more days and stay at night in one of the mountain huts (Haindlkarhütte, Hesshütte or Buchsteinhütte) or in a lovely hostel in Johnsbach.

The number of climbers I will take with me will depend on the program we define together. You can hire me to guide you and show you the best spots, or to organize for you a climbing course to get the basics and the necessary technics to progress.

If you want to experience different outdoor activities while staying here, you can combine some rock climbing with via ferrata, rafting and canyoning.

Feel free to contact me if you plan to come in Styria and if you want to go climbing in this amazing place. It will be my great pleasure to show you around and let your discover my secret climbing spots. 


Price per person per day

1 Person
337 USD

Group of 2
168 USD

Group of 3
112 USD

Group of 4
84 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.


Other details

Meeting point
We have different options. We could meet in Liezen for example and from there, use my car to go to the Gesäuse National Park. You can easily reach Liezen by train, coming from Salzburg, Vienna, Linz or Graz.

If we climb there for several days, we can stay in one of the huts (Haindlkarhütte, Hesshütte or Buchsteinhütte) or in a hostel in Johnsbach.


About the Guide


I have been in the mountains since my childhood, mainly in Styria where I come from. I'm now based in Liezen. I have studied biology and I'm now a full time IFMGA mountain guide since 2015.

I enjoy very much guiding my friends and clients in the Austrian Alps and show them places they could not see without being guided. I love spending my days outside, whatever the weather and help people living unique experiences in the outdoor.

Feel free to contact me if you plan to come to Austria and if you want to experience wild nature far from the crowd, whatever the season.

I speak German, English and a little bit of Spanish.

FROM 84 USD per person per day

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