Lake Gosau Fixed Rope Route

Directly above the "Gosausee", this rock climb allows you to enjoy stunning views of the majestic Dachstein - throughout the whole day. First you follow the lakeside trail and then walk down to the lake itself. From here the rock faces, situated directly above the lake shore, are accessed via a Jacob's Ladder. After this first ascent, you make your way through stunning Dachstein chalk scenery to the highest point along the route. Here you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Dachstein and the Gosau glacier. In one big circuit you will reach the rope bridge. Cross the rope bridge and take the via ferrata up to the "Adlerhorst" ("Wandbuch") The trail continues via a ramp back to the start.

The Gosau Lake Experience

Gosau | Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!

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Safety on the rock face

In recent years rock climbing has developed encouragingly strong and each year inspires more and more people. Its versatility means you get a taste of everything: whether hard tracks in the Boulder room or indoor climbing hall, long routes with alpine ambience or leisurely tours on a sunny cliff - in climbing, regardless of age, everyone finds their individual conditions. Safety guidelines play an important role in enabling you to enjoy this fascination to the full. The best advice for "correct" climbing in the Salzkammergut region can be found here.

Information at a glance

  • Builder and year of construction: 2010
    Hike to Entrance: ca. 20 min from Hotel Gosausee
    Descent: ca. 20 min back to Hotel Gosausee
    Climbing meters: 120 m
    Altitude: 60 m
    Town or village: Gosau
    Drying time after rainy days: 1 days
    You must use the latest safety equipment if you climb a ferrata - at least harness, ferrata-set and helmet. Editor, property owners, ecommenders, builder and sustainer are not liable for accidents of any kind. ist
  • Service Topography
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  • Tour and route information
    Starting place: 4824 Gosau
    Starting point: hotel Gosausee
    Destination: 4824 Gosau
    Destination: hotel Gosausee
    Duration: 1.5 hours
    Length: 0.12 km
    Metres of altitude: 60m
    Lowest point: 940m
    Highest point: 1000m