On this late autumn photo, Mt. "Großer Ödstein" appears behind the Gesäuse Portal, which is a former mountain sawed in two by the river Enns. Because of the lengths of all routes, not so many people visit Ödstein. Two classic alpine climbs can be seen: (i) the traverse of the sawtooth ridge to the left towards Festkogel and Hochtor, and (ii) the prominently visible Ödsteinkante which leads directly to the summit. The easiest ascent — Kirchengrat — approaches the summit from the right. The best climbs on the mountains seen here are located on their southern (back) side.