Key information: Kleine Gjaidstein
- This small peak behind the main Dachstein summit ridge has stunning views of the heart of the peak are and is a fun climb.
- Walkopedia rating88
- Natural interest17
- Human interest5
- Negative points0
- Total rating88
- Length: 1hr+
- Maximum Altitude: 2,734m
- Level of Difficulty: Strenuous
The mighty Dachstein are a sheer crown of dramatic jagged limestone peaks and cliffs rising to almost 3,000m on its south-western rim.
Kleine Gjaidstein is a small peak behind the main summit ridge near the cablecar top. It has stunning views of the heart of the highest area and is a fun climb of an hour+ there and back (more with view stops) with some cables or iron stepped sections. But you won't be alone.
You can take a klettersteig (via ferrata) on to the larger Gjaidstein peak along the ridge.
Have a look at TripAdvisor- you should get good, current views on places to stay, eat etc in the area.
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