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 700 routes. What's more, 7 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 7 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 9 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.


Klettern mit Familie  

climbing for families

The highly family-friendly climbing spots in Oberried and Tumpen/Engelswand are easily accessible and offer a huge choice of routes with difficulty grades ranging from three to nine. The place is equipped with a fine snack area, benches and tables amid lush green meadows, and a brand-new WC.
Steep rock faces embedded in the wet element can be found at the via ferrata next to "Stuibenfall", Tirol's biggest waterfall, and in close vicinity to the cascades of scenic "Lehner Wasserfall."

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Experten am Fels

climbing experts on the rock

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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



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