Climbing in the Ötztal ...

Lovely Ötztal Valley is renowned as THE undisputed granite climbing hot spot in Tirol. Everyone will find his perfect climbing spot in 19 climbing gardens offering no less than 750 routes. What's more, 8 via ferratas and numerous multi pitch tours provide climbing fans with unrivaled "vertical adventures".

Climbing Gardens

Klettergarten Sölden Ötztal Tirol 19 climbing gardens offering some 700 routes ...



Via Ferratas

Klettersteige im Ötztal A total of 8 via ferratas plus countless multi pitch tours ...


Ötztal Climbing Camp

Ötztaler KlettercampFun, sports, action and professional climbing instruction for beginners and experts ...


Climbing & Ötztal Card

Klettern & Ötztal CardMost of the valley's services/highlights are already included in the Ötztal Premium Card & Ötztal Card ...


Climbers Accommodation

Qualitätsgeprüfte Kletterunterkünfte im Ötztal 11 quality-approved accommodations for climbers in the Ötztal ...


Climbing & Bad Weather

Kletterhalle IIndoor climbing in the Ötztal and its surroundings ...


Climbing & Via Ferrata Courses

KletterkurseHow to make the first climbing experiences or improve climbing skills.


Climbing rules

KletterregelnA couple of basic tips and recommendations for easier and safer climbing.


Climbing Rental/Shop

Kletterverleih Via Ferrata Set Hire Options...



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Climbing in Niederthai

Conquering Rock Faces like a Pro

Giant Ötztal is Tirol’s most varied granite rock climbing area offering difficulty grades between 2 and 11. Climbing aficionados improve their skills in 19 Rock Climbing Gardens with no less than 750 different routes. 8 Via Ferratas plus an infinite number of multi-pitch climbing routes promise fun on the rocks. The top climbers Hansjörg Auer and Mäx Morandell take you towards dizzy heights at the Summer Climbing Camps for both beginners and experts...

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Guardians of 12,552 Hooks & Eyes

Guardians of 12,552 Hooks & Eyes

With a total of 19 Rock Climbing Gardens, 8 Via Ferratas and 750 Climbing Routes featuring 12,552 hooks and eyes spread all over the Ötztal Valley it’s not easy to keep track of everything. But Alexander Riml and Ewald Holzknecht have things under control: they take care of safety measures and maintain all climbing and via ferrata routes on behalf of Ötztal Tourismus...

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Klettern mit Familie  

climbing for families

The highly family-friendly climbing spots in the Ötztal are easily accessible and offer a huge choice of routes with difficulty grades ranging from three to nine. The places are equipped with a fine snack area, benches and tables amid lush green meadows, and a brand-new WC.

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Experten am Fels

climbing experts on the rock

Niederthai and Nösslach. The route names "Akku Leer" (Battery empty) or "Autsch" (Ouch) already reveal the exhausting and sometimes very demanding character of the routes in these climbing areas. One of the highlights is the new, high Alpine Schwärzenkamm via ferrata in Obergurgl. At the end of the ascent at 2700 m above sea level, breathtaking views of the high Alpine glaciers and the surrounding Ötztal Alps await you. For alpinists with an excellent stamina and enough endurance the 44 multi-pitch routes offer a truly exciting challenge on fabulous granite walls.

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Klettersteig Mossalm Sölden


The scenic Sölden/Moosalm climbing garden can be easily reached within a 30 minute walk. Some 30 different climbing routes of difficulty grades ranging between three and eight, and a practicing via ferrata promise a fun-filled climbing day for all ages.

Climbing garden Sölden/Moosalm





Klettern am Stuibenfall in Tirol


- 750 sports climbing routes
- 58 multi pitch routes
- 19 Climbing gardens
- 8 Via Ferrata Tours
- 1 boulder climbing area
- 40 ice climbing routes


Klettern im Ötztal auf Granit

Type of rock:
mainly granit rocks

Climbing route character:
varied climbing adventures along grooves, slabs, edges and overhanging sections of difficulty grades between 3-8b+

Getting there:
Autobahn A 12, exit Ötztal, along B186 federal road from Haiming towards Obergurgl


David Lama im Ötztal beim Klettern

the Ötztal as a major training base for some of the world's best climbers

"My favorite climbing areas in the Ötztal can be found in Niederthai and Oberried. The first one nestles amid a shady forest, offering a wide range of highly difficult levels for real experts. While the Oberried climbing spot is surrounded by lush meadows and makes for a great, leisurely climbing area suitable for families", states Tirol's extreme climber and alpinist more details


Ötztaler Klettercamp  

Ötztaler Klettercamp

Our camps guided by Hansjörg Auer and Mäx Morandell promise fun, sports and action - and guarantee systematic climbing instruction for both beginners and experts. Enjoy really exciting climbing days together with pro climbers. We also offer a multi-pitch Camp for more experienced climbers, that focuses on building a stand and the right use of mobile belaying equipment.

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