Via ferrata Kalo for children
moderate Via ferratas · Ramsau am Dachstein
Kala and Kalo are secured climbing routes for youngsters, but adults will find them demanding, too, but you can easily bypass Kali's most difficult passages. Kalo is great for via ferrata training and just a hop away from Kala, which climbers on Kalo can switch to anytime.
Access to Kali: from the car park at the old mill 'zur alten Getreidemühle' take a right and hike along the trail. After a few minutes, you'll reach the entry point.Access to Kala & Kalo: from the car park 'zur alten Getreidemühle' take a left and hike up the scree slope to the starting point.
Descent: walk along the Nature Theme Trail, pass by the Pension Concordia, walk down to the Ramsaubach brook and follow the Hofrat-Gruber path back to the car park.
Caution: for these via ferrat routes, there are ziplines, which can only be used with an experienced guide and a brake cable ('breaker'). Without the breaker, riders will crash into the trees at high speed, which could be fatal.
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.
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.
Schedule of the Ramsauer Verkehrsbetriebe: www.rvb.at
Parking lot at the old mill in Ramsau Rössing
Achtung: beim Kinderklettersteig gibt es einen Flying Fox. Dieser sollte nur unter fachkundiger Aufsicht benutzt werden - es ist ein Bremser erforderlich, da man sonst mit großer Wucht gegen den unteren Baum prallt.