Conquering the heart of the Alps are the endless supply of mountains that inhabit Austria. This presents climbers with an incredible range of routes to ascend. And you’ll find inspiration from the surrounding views of snow-blanked summits, restful great lakes, and the serene atmosphere. Visit in spring, summer and autumn for ideal climbing on a via ferrata.
Located in Central Europe, Austria lies at the heart of the Alps. It is bordered by Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Italy and Slovenia to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. Most of the terrain that lies within the territory of Austria is highly mountainous, making it a prime destination for all types of climbing, especially via ferrata climbing.
The mountainous regions of Austria are dominated by an alpine climate, which features colder winters and cooler summers.
Visit in spring, summer and autumn for ideal via ferrata climbing conditions.
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