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Via Ferrata Absam

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  • Blick in das Halltal
    / Blick in das Halltal
    Photo: Anne W., Tourismusverband Region Hall-Wattens
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    Photo: Hall Wattens, Tourismusverband Region Hall-Wattens
  • / Klettersteig
    Photo: Anne W., Tourismusverband Region Hall-Wattens
  • / Klettersteig
    Photo: Anne W., Tourismusverband Region Hall-Wattens
m 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km Bettelwurfhütte Hinterhornalm Absamer Klettersteig
Challenging but stunning views at the side facing the sun. The Bettelwurf hut at the end of this Via Ferrata is worth climbing up there.
difficult
Distance 1.5 km
3:00 h
993 m
0 m
2,069 m
1,076 m

After a short hike you get to the entrance in the Via Ferrata.

 

Author’s recommendation

- good tour planning (state of health, weather, ability)

- fitting equipment, food and beverage

- show consideration for other climbers

- climbing harness check

- helmet

- via ferrata set

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Author
Hall Wattens
Update: June 15, 2018
Difficulty
C difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,069 m
Lowest point
1,076 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec
Cardinal direction
NESW
Access
0:30 h

Safety information

- der Klettersteig ist eigenverantwortlich zu begehen
- alpine Erfahrung und gute Kondition erforderlich
- Klettersteigausrüstung verwenden (Klettersteigset, Helm, Bergschuhe, Handschuhe)
- auf Steinschlag achten
- besondere Vorsicht bei der Schluchtquerung
- keine Notausstiege vorhanden, nicht quer aussteigen!
- nicht bei schlechtem Wetter (Gewitter) einsteigen
- Umkehrpunkt bei der Schlüsselstelle beachten Alpiner Notruf: 140 oder 112
- Farbleitmarkierung beachten!

 

 

Die Benützung des Klettersteiges  ist nur vom 1. Mai bis 1. November gestattet.

Tips and hints

http://www.hall-wattens.at/

 

Start

Absam, Eingang Halltal (1,075 m)
Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Destination

Bettelwurfhütte

Turn-by-turn directions

From the beginning of the Halltal to the entrance its a hike of ca. 1 hour.

The level of difficulty of this Via Ferrata is around A and B, at the most dificult parts its even a C.

Shortly after the entrance there is a part of C.

For this Via Ferrata you need a good state of health because of teh lenght of 4,5 hours and the differnece in altitude of 1.000m. 

From the end of the Via Ferrata till the Bettelwurf hut its still a hike of 1 hour.

 

The way down leads to the normal track AV 222.

 

The Via Ferrata is open from 01. of  May till 01. of November.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Mit dem Bus nach Absam/Eichat Bettelwurfsiedlung

Getting there

Halltal Absam

Parking

Am Eingang des Halltales befindet sich ein Parkplatz

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

- on one's own authority

- alpine knowledge and good state of health

- Climbing equipment

- keep attention to rockfalls

- no emergency exit

- keep attention to the weather

- alpine emergency call: 140 or 112

 

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Till Hauptmann
September 20, 2017 · Community
Die Qualität der hier vorliegenden GPS-Daten ist eigentlich nicht mehr zeitgemäß.
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Difficulty
C difficult
Distance
1.5 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
993 m
Highest point
2,069 m
Lowest point
1,076 m
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