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Via Ferrata Alberfeldkogel - Feuerkogel

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Special features
Board possible - Feuerkogel mountain guest houses

Tour and route information

  • Starting place: 4802 Ebensee
  • Destination: 4802 Ebensee
Duration: 1h 43m
Length: 2,1 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 338m
Altitude difference (downhill): 278m
Lowest point: 1443m
Highest point: 1656m



Panoramic view:

Great panorama

Paths covering:

  • Secured trail

Most economical season:

  • Summer
  • Autumn
Helmet and climbing harness with via ferrata safety set is absolutely essential.

Route description:

Set off from the Feuerkogel Bergstation (mountain station); firstly, take the hiking trail towards Alberfeldkogel peak. After approx. 45 minutes of walking, fork right (eastward) on very steep sloping terrain onto the climbing tracks.
WARNING: This is not a secured climb.
Please put on your climbing harness and helmet before embarking on this part. After approx. 300m you will reach the entry point beneath the Ostgrad of the Alberfeldkogel. The main difficulties are found in the lower section of the via ferrata; these diminish in the upper section. WARNING: In the upper part of the climb, you move directly above the entry; do not kick away any stones.

410 climbing metres

Level of difficulty C

Helmet and harness with via ferrata safety set is absolutely essential!

The builder, the market town of Ebensee, the land owner and the operator do not accept any liability for the safety of the facility and/or its usage. Any ascent is undertaken voluntarily and requires thorough planning and self-evaluation. Preparation, training and fitness are fundamental requirements. This via ferrata is not a beginner's course; it is a demanding tour of an alpine nature and therefore encompasses alpine hazards such as rockfall and adverse weather. Rescue is extremely difficult. Mobile phones only work at a few points.

Altitude profile


Naturfreunde Ebensee
4802 Ebensee

Phone: +43 6133 8016
Mobile: +46 676 83940703
E-Mail: ebensee@traunsee.at
Web: www.feuerkogel.net
Web: www.traunsee.at/ebensee

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Tour - Details

Details - climbing mount

  • difficulty acc. to Kurt Schall: difficult
  • duration hop on: 1h
  • duration climbing mount: 1h
  • duration Descent: 1h


Accessibility / arrival

By car:
By car:
Westautobahn A1 Salzburg - Vienna, exit Regau --> B145 towards Ebensee

By train:
Westbahnstrecke 100 Salzburg - Vienna to Attnang-Puchheim --> on the Salzkammergut line 170 towards Stainach Irdning to Ebensee-Landungsplatz or Ebensee.

Travelling by public transport

Route planner for independent travellers

Opening hours

As a rule, in accordance with the summer operating times of the Feuerkogel cable car
from 8.30 am to 5pm.

As snowfields are often still present at the start of the summer season when ascending, the via ferrata can only be tackled from early/mid June at the earliest. It is then open daily until the end of October.


General price information:

Mountain and valley trip on the Feuerkogel cable car as per price list. Please see http://www.feuerkogel.net


Other special suitabilities:

Not suitable for inexperienced climbers, the ascent or rather descent from the hiking trail to the start of the via ferrata should be dry in any case (sloping terrain).
We recommend bringing your own footwear wird empfohlen, für das Klettern ein eigenes Paar Schuhe mit trockener Sohle mitzunehmen.


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Starting place: Ebensee

Duration: 1h 43m

Length: 2.1 km

Metres of altitude: 338m


Panoramic view: