Rock Climbing and mountaineering in Ötztal
We have it all: Classes, climbs and challenges
250 peaks over 3,000 metres (9,843 ft.) line the Ötztal Valley. Among them is the highest mountain of Tyrol, the Wildspitze Mountain (3,774 m / 12,382 ft.). There has always been an eagerness to climb all these peaks in Tyrol. That is why the Ötztal has developed into a paradise for mountaineering and climbing enthusiasts with eight via ferratas (fixed-rope climbing routes) and twenty sport climbing crags. One of them is located directly in Oetz. The Ötztal Valley boasts a total of 750 climbing routes and numerous multi-pitch routes.
In the event of bad weather, climbers can resort to the Area 47 adventure park or the climbing gym in Imst. For high alpine hikes we recommend booking a local guide from Ötztal
Climbing crags & via ferratas in and near Oetz
This via ferrata (fixed-rope climbing route) of medium difficulty (B) takes you up 1,300 feet. A rope bridge and the breath-taking view of the Inn Valley turn this via ferrata into a unique experience. Thanks to its sunny location, it is accessible almost all year round.
This rather difficult climbing crag is embedded in the Ötztal woods and is recommended for advanced climbers.
What used to be a quarry in the 1950s has been transformed into a beautiful climbing crag ideal for beginners. This climbing crab is located just a few minutes from Oetz.
The slabs above Haiming facing southeast can be climbed almost all year. This rather small climbing crag offers anything a climber’s heart desires: crack climbing, top-rope climbing and short overhangs.
This well-bolted crag facing southeast is located right outside Haiming and has easy, fun climbs.