Nordkette via ferrata testival

Innsbruck via ferrata

Learn from alpine pros in free practical workshops

Workshops on the following topics start every 15 minutes:

  • The right via ferrata equipment for adults and children

  • Using via ferrata equipment correctly

  • Basic via ferrata technique

  • With children on the via ferrata - belaying methods and options

  • First aid on the mountain - treating injured people on the via ferrata

At the via ferrata testival, anyone interested in mountain sports can "get a taste", simply "drop in", test equipment or get specific advice from professionals. Participation in the workshops and the equipment test is free for everyone and possible without registration. However, if you register online in advance, you will receive a 30% discount on the Top of Innsbruck ticket for the Nordkettenbahn on both days of the event and a burger with side dishes at a special price of EUR 16.50 at the get-together on Saturday.


Saturday, 07.09.2024 - 10:00 to 16:00: Free workshops on Seegrube and Hafelekar - 10:00 to 16:00: Free equipment test with test area on the Seegrube including Rab repair corner- from 14:30: Get-together on the Seegrube hotel terrace with burgers and drinks

Sunday, 08.09.2024 - 09:00 to 15:00: Free workshops on Seegrube and Hafelekar - 09:00 to 15:00: Free equipment test with test area on Seegrube including Rab repair corner - 10:00 to 15:00: Guided via ferrata tour on the Innsbruck via ferrata (for a fee)

Further information can be found here.