Via Ferrata Hias
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Klettersteig HiasPhoto: Tourismusverband Schladming-Dachstein, Erlebnisregion Schladming-Dachstein
Hias is a beautiful Via Ferrata route in the Silberkar gorge, named after the man who built it.
A samall, sporty and rather "zesty" via ferrata close to the valley, making it very suitable for climbers who are not necessarly athletes. The via ferrata itself is short but sweet. The natural setting was used to perfection - two beatiful rope bridges and some steepish rockfaces are the result. The gorge is a grat family hike. Whilst sportierfamily can simply enjoy the trail through the gorge.
Please note: the gorge is privately owned by the Erlbacher family. The entrance fee is used to repair the path and maintain the via ferratas.
Rest stopsJausenstation Fliegenpilz
Hiking Via Ferrata routes is a demanding sport in rugged terrain. For your safety, please observe the following rules:
- Via Ferrata routes are demanding and require a good level of fitness, no hight vertigo and sure-footedness.
- Always use a helmet and, a Via Ferrata kit to attach yourself to the safety rope. Many mountain rescue missions are a result of carelessness and bad weather conditions.
- Many routes require most of the day. When planning a tour, always include the possibility of a sudden change of weather. Be prepared: carry spare clothing and a good stock of food supplies.
- Always show respect towards fellow mountaineers. Inform them about possible dangers if need be.
- Take care of our environment. Only take photographs and memories with you - leave no trace.
Alpine Emergency Numbers
Mountain Rescue 140
Euro Emergency Call 112
Tips and hints
Up-to-date information: Bergführerbüro Ramsau am Dachstein or phone +43 664 522 0080.
From the car park, walk up to the entrance of the Silberkar gorge (maintenance fee for adults and children). Follow the path along the first wooden ladders until you reach a flat passage with a bench, yellow information board and rock blocks. From here, you’ll see the first rope bridge.
At the end of the Via Ferrata, follow the red markings. Take a left and hike back down to the gorge. Alternatively, take a right up to the Silberkarhütte and hike up to the entrance of the Via Ferrata Siega.
The starting point can be reached by hiking bus (in operation from 25.6.2022). From the bus stop "Ramsau Silberkarklamm" short walk up to the gorge entrance.
Schedule of the Ramsauer Verkehrsbetriebe
Arriving from the west:
From the west you can take the Munich-Salzburg motorway, continuing on the Tauern motorway (A 10) until the Ennstal junction. From here take the Ennstal A-road (the B 320) for around 30 km into the Schladming-Dachstein region, then take the Ramsau am Dachstein turn-off. Then straight ahead 4 km and directly after the bridge turn left and follow "Silberkarklamm" signs.
Arriving from the north:
From the south-east take the Pyhrnautobahn motorway (A 9) to the Liezen junction and then the Ennstal A-road (B 320) into the Schladming-Dachstein region. Then take the Ramsau am Dachstein turn-off. Then straight ahead 4 km and directly after the bridge turn left and follow "Silberkarklamm" signs.
Book recommendation by the author
Klettersteige (Via Ferratas) - Atlas Österreich Schall Verlag - only in German
Via Ferratas English- TV Schladming-Dachstein (You will find the pdf file under "Klettersteige")
Author’s map recommendations
Sommerfreizeitkarte WEST - available in all information offices of the TV Schladming-Dachstein
Alpenvereinskarte Nr. 14 - Dachsteingebirge
KOMPASS Karte 031 Der Dachstein, Ramsau, Filzmoos - available in Information office Ramsau am Dachstein
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Via Ferrata equipment
- 4 Waypoints
- 4 Waypoints
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