Ostromlok path – Difficulty level „C” Ideal for beginners
Ostromlok path was the first via ferrata road in Hungary. Length 150 m, level rise 50 m. The first 5 meters of the route have the greatest difficulties. After the "Qualifier", we can move more easily with a slight increase, and after the short Ivy Harran cross a bridge across the valley. Upon reaching the top of the spine, the most striking part of the Ostromlok Route is the long ridge on the Plain Boards. For most beginners, this part causes problems because of the depth and the part which is hard to climb. However, it is only a 30-40 m technical climb with a short, steep ascent at the end. After that we will reach the connecting point of Zoltán Tálos route and after a short wall and an array we are already on the ridge. After being disconnected from the wire of the ferrata (via ferrata, klettersteig), do not descend right on the beaten path. Follow the ridge to the Rock Climbing. Following the descent path, we reach the gorge through the Jewish Cemetery.
Castle panorama path – Difficulty level „D” (medium) Ideal for more experienced climbers
It is 180 m long and 55 m high. The boarding can be reached by climbing down slippery stones. Immediately at the beginning, we have to overcome two major climbing steps, and after a little rest and a short climb, we find ourselves at the beginning of the long ridge. At first we can easily move, and then the wall is pushed outwards and in the end we can go to the top of the Great Wall after an uncomfortable climb. Here we continue to go, and after an easy climb, we can see the Exposed Spine. After a few difficult moves on the left side of the spine, we can reach the resting place with easy adventure climbing. This part is the first key place on the road. Then there are two more difficult parts, those who want to, can leave the way down the left-hand path. From here on, the progressers are slowly climbing over the crown of the trees, opening the gorge and the "Castle Panorama". After a light, breezy ridge, we can move to a ledge that leads us to the Shield. This 15 meter wall section can be overcome by a brave jumping after a few harder moves. Here, after a few easy steps, we can rest a little next to the top. Anyone who suffers with this difficulty can get out of the way a few steps up. From here, there are only 30 meters left, at the end with the Tricky Wall. Reaching the bottom corner of the wall in grassy steps, we get more and more downward to the last short vertical ascent. Here we are going to need a few tricky actions and technical moves to climb further. After a few steps, we are on top of the wall and we can enjoy the beautiful panorama. The spectacular gorge, the first ironed road on its rocks, and the beautiful the Castle of Csesznek. The view is especially exciting when lot of climbers are on the Path of the Ostromlok.
Tálos Zoltán path – Difficulty level „E” (extremely difficult)
Ideal for professional climbers
Its length is 70 m, its elevation is 45 m. The climber life around Csesznek began with Zoltán Tálos. Under his leadership, climbing on the Rock Climbing Hill began in 1960, with students from the Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma. Here was the first rural climbing place, and the first time it attracted us was back in 1993. In honor of his memory, we named one of the most difficult paths after him. The boarding over the Rest is located on the left of the cave on the Castle side. The road is difficult, the first 15-20 meters passes through the Transition Wall. At first, going on the right side we get to the point where the wall breaks and becomes more and more sluggish. Here the next thing is a short walk, and then at the Peak Box we join the path of Ostromlok, which leads us to the top of the wall on familiar surface.
MZ/X – Difficulty level „E/F” (utopian) Only for professionals and very strong people
The Castle panorama oath’s direct and extreme heavy variant, that crosses the path at the third of it and then joins it at halfway. Climbing shoes or boots are highly recommended, as muddy shoe soles can slip in heavy areas. Only good and experienced climbers should try it, who have already completed the Memorial of Zoltán Tálos. Length 60 meters (160 m to the end of the Castle Panorama), 55 m level difference, difficulty E / F. Leaving the creek, we reach the beginning of the road. On slightly slippery stones we reach a bend under the Karos Passage. On the heavily leaning wall, we can use a metal step to climb up on the Bridge of Sighs. After the bridge, the next thing is the Simple Case which is a bending over ridge. Overcoming this, we cross the Castle Panorama path, and after a few steps we find ourselves at the base of the Throne. We can occupy our well-earned place after overcoming an edge. After a few steps, you will reach the Resting Place of the Castle Panorama path. From here, take the Castle Panorama path on the way to the top.
Currently the easiest ironed road for beginners and children (over 120 cm, from 6 years old) An adventurous trip with a Vietnamese bridge with slender parts. The hardest part is on the first few meters above the cave. Toddlers can only climb with an adult! Length is 100 meters, height difference is 45 meters, difficulty is B / C.
The village of Csesznek in the High Bakony was first mentioned in the middle of the 13th century. The original slavic version of its name comes from the word „csosznek or csesznok” which may refer to fields of wild garlic surrounding the settlement. As a royal estate, and as the property of the Csák’s,it’s important in the military and economic nature of the highway between Győr and Veszprém. The castle was built after the Tatar invasion, although it fell during the Turkish occupation. In the 19th century, it was in hungarian hands again, in the possession of the Eszterházy family.
Until the settlement, it functioned as a district headquarters, and is now one of the most popular hiking places in Transdanubia.
The XIII. In the 19th century, the castle was built in Gothic style and is still impressive even today. It can be visited throughout the year from 9am to 7pm. More information, programs and events about the castle: www.csesznekivar.hu
One of the most beautiful and popular routes of the High Bakony, the Cuha Creek Valley is easily accessible by foot, horse and bike. Diverse forests, beech forests, oak trees, hornbills, romantic gorges and mountain streams await those who like to roam. Whether you are walking down the road or making small trips, the route is an undying experience.
The Győr - Veszprém railway line runs along the rocky cliffs of the Cuha stream. The line was handed over in 1896, the year of the millennium, and - rightly - it is called the most beautiful mountain route in Hungary. From the aesthetic and technical point of view, the most beautiful and interesting part is the few kilometers connecting Porva-Csesznek Vinya. Tunnels, valleys and the picturesque Cuha Valley can be enjoyed by the traveler. More information, timetable: www.bakonyvasut.hu