3 Via Ferratas for Beginners

3 Klettersteige für Anfänger in Bayern

The picturesque region of Bavaria not only offers impressive alpine landscapes, but also a variety of via ferratas that are especially suitable for beginners.

No matter if you have never been on a via ferrata before or if you have already gained some experience - Bavaria offers via ferratas for every adventurous person. In this article, we'll present three breathtaking via ferratas that are ideal for beginners and offer unforgettable experiences in the midst of the Bavarian mountains.

Dr. Julius Mayr Weg Via Ferrata - Brünnstein

The "Dr. Julius Mary Weg" is a popular via ferrata for beginners in the Bavarian pre-alps. The via ferrata overcomes the last steep, rocky metres to the beautiful panoramic summit above Oberaudorf. The Brünnsteinhaus at the bottom of the rock is a good place to stop and spend the night.

You can find more information here.

- Difficulty: A/B
- Duration: 30 Minutes
- Ascent: 220 hm


Das Ettaler Manndl

The "Ettaler Manndl" (1633m) is a small rocky head in the Ammergau Alps that is not only popular with hikers from Munich. The via ferrata leads to the impressive and prominent peak. The route offers breathtaking views and an exciting combination of climbing passages and hiking sections.

You can find more information here.

- Difficulty: A/B
- Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (overall)
- Ascent: 780 hm


Alpspitze Via Ferrata

Of course, the best-known via ferrata for beginners must not be missing from our list: The via ferrata from the Osterfelderkopf to the Alpsitze. Unique views of the surrounding mountains await you on this tour. This is an easy mountain tour, but some of the walking sections are quite challenging.

You can find more information here.

- Difficulty: B
- Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
- Ascent: 530 hm



Please note that via ferratas can be physically demanding and require appropriate equipment and experience. Make sure you have the necessary equipment, skills and fitness to climb these via ferratas safely. It is also advisable to check with local guides or experts for up-to-date information and specific guidelines before tackling these routes. Enter the via ferratas at your own risk.

REELOQ Smartphone Securing
REELOQ Smartphone Securing
REELOQ Smartphone Securing
REELOQ Smartphone Securing
REELOQ Smartphone Securing
REELOQ Smartphone Securing
REELOQ Smartphone Securing

REELOQ Smartphone Securing

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With REELOQ you always have your smartphone ready at hand - whether on a via ferrata, while paragliding or hiking in the mountains. You can finally take photos without worrying - with REELOQ, you'll never drop your phone again. 

Your advantages

  • phone always secured
  • fits in any mobile phone case
  • always ready at hand for a quick snapshot
  • mountable on any backpack


  • The smartphone pouch is suitable for ALL popular models and fits phones as big as 16 x 9 cm.
  • The REELOQ itself is made of durable polycarbonate and is extremely lightweight at 137g.
  • The extremely high-quality Dyneema® rope is 63cm long.
  • The outside of the phone pouch is made of water-repellent Cordura® nylon, on the inside we've used a soft lining for maximum protection of the smartphone.