Climbing in the Ötztal

The "climbers paradise" of the global climbing scene

Our hotel is not only the ideal location for your climbing, but also belongs to the quality-controlled climbing lodging. Thus we have a climbing Info corner with info material about climbing tours, shops, climbing schools and more, as well as a suitable "climbing breakfast" with a variety of cereals and fruits that provide energy for an eventful day.

The 67 km long Ötztal valley offers pleasure and also extreme climbing. Sure-footed hikers will also find an exciting alternative in the secure via ferrata climbing routes. These grant new, breath-taking views. All the facts for climbing in the Ötztal at a glance:

  • 20 climbing gardens
  • 8 via ferrata climbing routes
  • 750 official single-rope routes
  • 58 multi-rope routes
  • 18,829 vertical climbing metres
  • 12,552 hooks and eyes
  • difficulty levels from 2-11



Quality criteria

for climbing accomodation

Our quality-approved accommodation for climbers offers the ideal conditions for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday in Tirol. All approved accommodation options must fulfil the following criteria.


Climbing gardens

From exhausting trails in the middle of the forest to rocks directly next to the meadows,  there is everything in the Ötztal. You'll find 20 climbing areas with about 750 routes in the Ötztal. The Moosalm climbing garden is very well suited to families and beginners, the climbing garden of the leisure arena in contrast addresses itself to the experienced climber.


Via ferrata climbing routes

The way up is along a continuous wire rope secured with iron stirrups. Climbing equipment, consisting of helmet, chest, harness and karabiner, is essential. The practice via ferrata Moosalm in Sölden is ideal to gather at first experience in via ferrata climbing routes.



Climbing courses & guides

For climbing beginners and climbing pros: numerous mountain and alpine schools in the Ötztal offer the chance to safely and competently learn climbing under professional guidance and supervision or expand and improve your climbing technique. In Sölden alone there are three climbing centres which will make you sure-footed on the wall.


  • Climber's Paradise:

    The interactive Ötztal climb map

    with all trails