The via ferrata has a height of 170 hm and leads directly through the South Tower of Grandlspitz. The upper part is difficult, pendently and exposed.
The fixed ropes and the hooks are all new.
From Dientener Sattel in 40 minutes to Erich hut.
From Erich hut in less than 1 hour to the beginning of the via ferrata.
First follow the sign "Hochkönig", later the sign "Klettersteig Grandlspitz".
From the nick between Grandlspitz and Taghaube on a trail to the left till the beginning of the via ferrata (red sign).
Beginning of the via ferrata: 2.130 m
At the beginning the fixed rope follows the direct vertical line (Difficulty C).
The upper part is a little bit pendently, exposed and difficult. You need strong arms for this last passage (Difficulty D).
The complete route is secured by a fixed rope. At some parts without steps there are also some brackets.
So you only have to follow the fixed rope. From the beginning of the via ferrata to the summit in 45 minutes.
Topo Via Ferrata Grandlspitz
From the top follow the steep path to the North (fixed rope) and descend in 1 h 30 min.
- Via Ferrata kit
- Helmet (Danger of rockfall by climbers above you!)
External LinksGerman description of the Via Ferrata