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Königsjodler via ferrata on Hochkönig, near Salzburg


Join Daniel, an IFMGA-certified guide, for a fun but challenging 1+ day via ferrata climbing experience to the summit of Hochkönig, near Salzburg, Austria.



1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct




  • Climb Austria's most famous and challenging via ferrata route.
  • Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Austrian Alps
  • Get the chance to spend the night in an authentic mountain hut.


Come to the Limestone Alps in north-central Austria to take on the country’s longest and most challenging via ferrata!

Situated just an hour south of Salzburg,  the via ferrata in Hochkönig is a must-do for any enthusiast of the sport. Rewarding those who make it up with incredible views of this beautiful country,  the 10 to 12 hour ascent is well worth the effort.

After meeting up first thing in the morning at Dientner Sattel, we will make the 2.5 hour hike over pretty easy terrain to the start of the ‘iron path’. Once we have arrived at the base of this limestone massif, we will check our gear, clip in and begin the climb.

Beginning at Taghaubenscharte, we will climb over an, at times, exposed ridge line before reaching the summit of the Hochkönig. Expect to spend about five hours making the ascent.

If you want to spend more time exploring the massif, we also have the option to spend the night at the Matrashaus, on the massif.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this incredible via ferrata experience heading up Austria’s longest and most challenging ‘iron path’ up to the summit of the Hochkönig.

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Meeting point

Dientner Sattel


Equipment you will need to bring




Watter bottle

Other gear: hiking boots

About the guide

Born in the Austrian Alps, the connection to the mountains was there from early on. Started skiing as a 3 year old kid, bit later climbing and mountaineering stepped in my live. Skiing and climbing all over the Alps and abroad became a huge part of my life.

One of my favorite places in the Alps are the mountains around Chamonix and Zermatt. Since graduating as a fully-certified Mountain guide, I’ve been able to share my passion for skiing and climbing with my guests. When I’m not guiding I try to push my personal limits in climbing and mountaineering. Looking forward reaching summits together.

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 464 Each

Group of 2

EUR 258 Each

Group of 3

EUR 186 Each

Group of 4

EUR 165 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

If you want to stay overnight in the Matrashaus the price for one person is 600€.


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