View of Lake Wolfgang and the deep, partly snow-covered mountain landscape of the Salzkammergut from a peak with a summit cross
Rössl landlady Mrs. Gudrun Peter in a chic traditional dirndl.


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Climb the rocks around picturesque Lake Wolfgang

A breathtaking climbing experience

The Salzkammergut is known the world over for its breathtaking lakes and majestic mountains. Spend your vacation at Lake Wolfgang and marvel at the truly unique nature experience. Along with a variety of hiking trails, tackle numerous via ferratas and climbing parks suitable for all ages and levels of difficulty. Once you have conquered the climbing wall or via ferrata, sit back and be proud of the milestones you have achieved while taking in the spectacular view. The dizzying heights of the mountains will create memories to last a lifetime.

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of rocks in the Salzkammergut. With striking rock faces, rope bridges, challenging climbs and breathtaking panoramas, there's something for every climbing enthusiast! Return to your hotel Im Weissen Rössl in the evening to relax in the SPA im See or enjoy a top-class gourmet dinner at Poll's Kaiserterrasse

Climbing gyms & via ferratas for all levels of experience

Discover a love of mountaineering while climbing around Lake Wolfgang. Try your hand at via ferratas with different levels of difficulty. The Plombergstein climbing park also offers over 200 climbing trails. Climbing pros and beginners alike climb the rock walls with ropes, belay devices and other equipment on their preferred trails. The Bürglstein climbing area and Kleefeld climbing park near Strobl also offer a wide range of climbing trails around Lake Wolfgang. Kleefeld climbing park is particular ideal for beginners and families with children due to its safe and easy trails.

Man climbing a peak in the deep Salzkammergut region

Climbing highlight for your holiday at Lake Wolfgang - the Postalm Via Ferrata

The Postalm via ferrata is a real challenge for enthusiastic climbers and not for the faint-hearted. The climbing trail in the region around Lake Wolfgang weaves through the wild and spectacular Postalm gorge. The via ferrata also features five different rope bridges over the rushing Rußbach, a jump to the other side of the gorge, as well as a climb along the waterfall and over the slightly overhanging Gamsleckenwand. Experience action-packed variety and spectacular views on the Postalm via ferrata! End the trip with some light refreshment at the cosy Schitzhofalm snack bar.

Climb in the unbridled nature of the Salzkammergut – bare rocks, steep climbs & magnificent views

Käferwandl, Sommeraustein, Scharfen, Törlspitz, Mitterstein, Drachenwand and Plombergstein - push yourself to your limits when climbing the mountains in the Salzkammergut. Clamber up smooth and overgrown rock faces and fight your way through steep sections. Once you've reached the top, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of Lake Wolfgang and the idyllic landscape of the Salzkammergut.

The Purtschellersteig, the Three Lakes trail on Schafberg and many other trails provide hours of climbing action around Lake Wolfgang. If climbing isn't your thing, the imposing peaks in the Salzkammergut can also be enjoyed with somewhat more leisurely hikes.

Take the Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt to the starting point for your climbing adventure

The best way to reach the starting point for your trail is on water, taking the Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt. The ferry not only offers a quick way to reach your destination, but also an unforgettable journey. While on the lake, your can take in the picturesque scenery of the Salzkammergut from a different perspective and enjoy the majestic peace of Lake Wolfgang. The turquoise waters and surrounding mountains will open your eyes to the breathtaking beauty of the region and get you raring to start climbing.

Dreamy post-climbing relaxation at the SPA im See

The Salzkammergut is the ideal base for an active holiday. Climb a different peak every day. After an active day of climbing or hiking, treat your body and mind to a soothing break at the wellness centre. The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl in St. Wolfgang welcomes you to the shores of Lake Wolfgang with the unique SPA am See. Treat your tired muscles to maximum relaxation in the 30-degree Celsius water of the heated Lake Pool and in the floating jacuzzi - the Rössl Pool

The sauna with lake views, the steam bath, massages, various wellness treatments and much more invite you to enjoy limitless relaxation. Capture magical memories at Lake Wolfgang and look forward to spending more unforgettable hours in the picturesque Salzkammergut! book your holiday online today!

Climb the region around Lake Wolfgang – the internationally renowned Hotel Im Weissen Rössl is the ideal base located on the lake and close to the many mountains and via ferratas. Send a no-obligation enquiry today or book your holiday online!