Number and type of routes: 61 one-lane routes (ES), 11 multi-pitch routes (MS)
Approach: 10 to 25 minutes
Orientation: southwest, west
Family friendly: yes
Rock structure / quality: gneiss mica schist + granite gneiss, wall about 32 meters high
Route length: 10 -45 meters
Wall slope: vertical to overhanging climbing
Safety informationCLIMBING RULES
Useful advice and a few tips to make climbing easier and safer:
- Partner check before every start
- Full attention when backing up
- Operate the backup device correctly
- clear communication
- Hang the intermediate fences correctly
- no top trophy on individual carabiners
- Keep the lintel clear
- Be careful when lowering and rappelling
- Sagittarius head and body
Whether sport climbing or via ferrata tour, a first aid kit and a cell phone with a full battery you should always with it!
140 - Mountain Rescue - Alpine Emergency
112 - European emergency call (works with any mobile phone & in any available network)
Tips and hintsMore information about climbing in the Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/klettern
The Climbers Paradise internet platform not only provides information on its website about the extensive climbing activities in Sölden and the Ötztal, but also acts as a danger alert center and devotes itself extensively to the topic of safety when climbing. Also available as an app for iPhones and Android smartphones. www.climbers-paradise.com
The new climbing guide "Sport climbing - via ferrata - ice climbing - holiday regions Imst, Pitztal and Ötztal" by Günter Durner and Gerhard Gstettner contains the latest topos of the numerous climbing areas in the holiday regions Imst, Pitztal and Ötztal.
In the guidebook all areas with route listing, route statistics, area description, toolbar, topo, directions sketch and area photos are described. The developers and locals each come with quotes to their favorite rock to speak.
The climbing guide is available in the information office Längenfeld.
Getting thereLängenfeld is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps
Coming from Oetz, past two bridges between Umhausen and Längenfeld, you find the climbing garden at 500 m on the left side next to the construction area.
Before entering Längenfeld’s hamlet of Au you leave the car at the chapel on the left (where the road bends to the right).
Ropes, express slings, helmet
Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas
- Via ferrata set
- Climbing harness
- Climbing helmet
- Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
- Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
- Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.