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The via ferrata on the Ottenalm in Walchsee embed themselves perfectly in this landscape of the vegetation-rich rock faces of the Harau Spitze. Three via ferrata routes reach through this wall. The Ottenalm Direttissima is very demanding for climbers in terms of climbing technique and is always exhausting. The Walchsee circuit on the far right is ideal for beginners. From here also the variant of the mountain companion Steig begins, which leaves out the entry tower and the bridge. The Bergkameraden Steig offers appealing places and comes up with some surprises. The two-cable "Brücke am Gweih" requires some courage but offers a deep view into the valley down to the distant Schwemm, the largest high moor in Tyrol. Finally, after beautiful wall passages, we cross the "Schluchtenscheißer" bridge directly to the exit at Harau Spitze. The descent follows through the fragrant Latschengassen to Harau Sattel.
All via ferrata are on the north side and often wet for a long time after rains.
In about 30 minutes on the gravel road to the Ottenalm. From there in a few minutes to the entrances. The first turnoff leads to the "Direttissima Klettersteig", a few minutes on foot is the entrance to the "Bergkameraden Klettersteig" and then the entrances to the "Walchsee Runde" and variant "Bergkameraden Steig".
On the Harauer Spitze hiking trail down to the Ottenalm saddle junction and steeply down through the forest back to the Ottenalm (15 minutes).
From the west: By car via the Inntal motorway A12 to the Oberaudorf exit and continue on the B 172 to Walchsee. In the town centre at the turnoff at Hotel Schick north to the car park (chargeable) at the sports field. Coming from the east from Reit im Winkl on the B 172 to Kössen and on to Walchsee.
Parking (chargeable) at the sports field in Walchsee.
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