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Königsjodler via ferrata on Hochkönig, near Salzburg

Königsjodler via ferrata on Hochkönig, near Salzburg | undefined

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 - 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.

If you like the look of this, but are in the mood for something a bit more challenging, then I think you will enjoy my 1-day rock climbing trip to the summit of the Duentnerweg via the Hochkönig south face!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

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

Equipment you will need to bring

Water bottle




hiking boots


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Arthotel Blaue Gans Salzburg Austria
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Hotel Goldener Hirsch a Luxury Collection Hotel Salzburg Salzburg Austria
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Hotel Elefant Salzburg Austria
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About the guide

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Mountain 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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What people are saying about Daniel



Great guide and a successful climb. Would highly recommend Daniel.



Daniel is a very professional guide, knows the Grossglockner area well and is a fun and social teammember thanks for bringing us to the top!!


This weekend i went with Daniel to the Grossglockner via the normal route and the experience was perfect. Everything was arranged and felt safe the whole trip. i would reccomend Daniel to everyone who wants to climb some mountains in the alps. In the future i will again make use of his services if i decide to climb in the alps once more.



Great trip! We enjoyed every minute - Daniel was great as a guide and quickly and safely gets you past the trickier sections so as to maximise the fun and enjoyment. We felt safe and confident with him at all times and wouldn't hesitate to book another tour!



Daniel is a phenomenal climbing guide. Our trip was a 1-day multipitch climb in the Hochkönig region. Daniel expresses a lifetime of experience in the region and is extremely knowledgeable about the routes and rock. Given it was our first multipitch/alpine/Austria experience, Daniel provided a safe and thorough climbing experience: reviewing gear, technique, and uniquely helpful beta. We could not have asked for a better day in the mountains and climbed on some of the coolest limestone features we have ever been on. Definitely a new high point for us. Daniel is extremely personable and made it readily known that he was there to help facilitate our adventure; whether its modifying plans or changing pace, Daniel was happy to accommodate. We are thankful for having him as a guide and for all of the additional info he provided to make our tour of the Salzburg area an awesome adventure. As others have noted, we highly recommend chatting with Daniel over WhatsApp, and he was extremely helpful in learning about the many climbing areas and options around Austria.

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