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10 via ferratas for beginners in Germany

Do you want to start climbing via ferratas? Germany offers many routes that are especially easy and perfect for beginners. Here is a list of 10 of the best easy via ferratas for beginners:
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recommended route Difficulty B moderate
Distance 9.8 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 1,838 m
Descent 1,836 m

The Alpsitz via ferrata (Alpspitz Ferrata) is an easy via ferrata to one of the most shapely German peaks. The Osterfelderbahn makes the ascent ...

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from Kilian Müller,   Outdooractive Editors
Via Ferrata · Allgäu
Gelbe-Wand-Steig, Tegelberg (A)
recommended route Difficulty A moderate
Distance 3.5 km
Duration 3:20 h
Ascent 893 m
Descent 1 m

Tegelbergbahn-Talstation – Gelbe-Wand-Steig – Tegelbergbahn-Berstation  

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from Tourist Information Schwangau,   Tourist Information Schwangau
Via Ferrata · Romantischer Rhein
Middle Rhine via ferrata Boppard
Premium content Difficulty C moderate
Distance 5.2 km
Duration 2:50 h
Ascent 300 m
Descent 300 m

Family-friendly, easy to moderately difficult via ferrata (B) along the Rhine valley with extensive hiking passages, well-secured climbing ...

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from Patrick Schmidt,   Outdooractive Premium
Via Ferrata · Berchtesgadener Land
Climbing route Schützensteig on the Kleiner Jenner
recommended route Difficulty A/B easy
Distance 1.5 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 218 m
Descent 218 m

Climbing tour via the newly built Schützensteig on the Kleiner Jenner

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Mountain Hike · Ammergau Alps
Ettaler Manndl 1633 m von Ettal
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.6 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 750 m
Descent 750 m

leichter und kurzer Klettersteig  (A/B) allerdings teilweise ausgesetzt und auf abgetretenem rutschigem Fels. Bis zum Klettersteig-Einstieg leichte ...

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from Dieter Gerschwitz,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
Via Ferrata · Nürnberger Land
Norissteig
Premium content Difficulty B easy
Distance 5.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 200 m
Descent 200 m

The Norissteig in the Fränkische Alb is a circular hiking trail with easy via ferrata passages created in 1929 by the DAV- Sektion Noris. 

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from Patrick Schmidt,   Outdooractive Premium
Via Ferrata · Zugspitz Region
Combi Tour Mittenwald High Trail
Premium content Difficulty A/B moderate
Distance 12.1 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 593 m
Descent 1,942 m

View-rich day hike with easy via ferrata (A/B) along the Mittenwald Höhenweg

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from Julia Gebauer,   Outdooractive Premium
recommended route Difficulty B easy
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 347 m
Descent 347 m

DIe schwierigste Stiege in der Sächsischen Schweiz, die Rübezahlstiege, ist Ziel dieser Tour. Für die Stiege sollte man ein bisschen Klettererfahrun ...

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from Ronny Siegel,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
Via Ferrata · Chiemsee-Alpenland
2 Brünnstein, Oberaudorf
recommended route Difficulty A/B moderate
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 955 m
Descent 954 m

Ab dem Brünnsteinhaus beginnt der leichte Klettersteig auf den schönen Aussichtsgipfel bei Kufstein/Oberaudorf. Höhepunkt auf dem Weg zum Gipfel ...

from Judith Simon,   Chiemsee-Alpenland
Via Ferrata · Chiemsee-Alpenland
Wasserwand am Heuberg, Samerberg
recommended route Difficulty A easy
Distance 6.2 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 596 m
Descent 595 m

Leichter Klettersteig auf dem Samerberg zum Gipfel der Wasserwand auf 1367 Metern Höhe. Der Steig hat zum Teil drahtseilgesicherte Passagen, ...

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from Hedwig Fuchs,   Chiemsee-Alpenland