Klettern im Pitztal

Das Kletterparadies mit Gletscherblick
Climbing in the Pital in Tyrol at the Hotel Rifflsee




Discover the beauty of the Pitztal while hiking on the glacier

Pitztal: The climbing paradise

Climb the Pitztal mountains and experience the Tyrolean Alps from their most beautiful side!

Climbing with a glacier view in the Pitztal ...

The Pitztal in Tyrol offers many opportunities, especially for beginners. The Pitztal is also a highlight for those who have only had fun in the climbing hall so far. Most entrances are easily accessible and are in the lower levels of difficulty. Not only the most varied levels of difficulty attract the climbers, but also the incredible view over the unforgettable panorama of the Tyrolean Alps.

In bad weather, athletes take refuge in the nearby climbing hall in Imst. The sports climbing hall can be reached from Arzl im Pitztal in about 10 minutes.

Bouldering fans will find all levels of difficulty in the Boulder Climbing Stadium in Stillebach.

  • Sport climbing routes: 150 routes
  • Multi-pitch: 7 routes
  • Via ferratas: 5 routes
  • Rock: granite
Bouldering in the Pitztal: The Kletterstadl in Stillebach


Highlight for bouldering fans: the new climbing stadium at the Hotel Stillebach.

Stillebach climbing stadium

  • Floor space of 70 m²
  • Bouldering area 150 m²
  • Over 85 boulder routes (more routes to follow)
  • Inclinations up to 45 degrees
  • Large campus board
  • All levels of difficulty (beginners, advanced, children)

Regular opening times and daily prices:
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Information about the opening times can also be requested by phone at: +43.664.6194198 (Simon Melmer)


Bouldering area Mandlers Boden

The Mandlers Boden bouldering area has a total of 180 bouldering routes. The easily accessible forest section offers you a number of challenging but also a variety of simple boulders. Families can spend all day climbing here as there is a lot to discover for children.

Whether families with children or top climbers, everyone will find their own boulder block on the numerous boulder blocks, which are largely located in a beautiful forest. The difficulties on the boulder blocks are mostly in the range 3a to 7a. On some blocks there are lines in the range from 7a to 8a, and there are also some projects. The jump area on the blocks is mostly flat, there are wooden platforms on the steep places. There is even a wooden tipi for children between the blocks. The individual boulder blocks are connected by a path. The large meadow in the middle of the bouldering area is ideal for resting there.

Degree of difficulty: 3,4,5,6,7 and 8; a total of 180 boulder routes

A few examples of climbing spots in the Pitztal ...

Here we have put together a few examples of climbing in the Pitztal. From a very easy via ferrata to tours that should only be undertaken by advanced climbing enthusiasts.

Of course, sports shops and mountain guides in Pitztal are also available to provide tips and tricks. If you are interested, simply contact us at the Hotel Rifflsee.

Klettersteig Steinwand

Difficulty: max. C/D
Location: Arzl, Pitztal, Tirol

At the entrance to the Pitztal valley, the via ferrata can be reached in around 10 minutes from the car park. The simple variant goes to the right after entering and is the ideal preparation for the somewhat more difficult via ferrata on the left.

Via ferrata in the Pitztal Glacier climbing park

Difficulty: max D
Location: St. Leonhard, Pitztal, Tirol

The four climbing options in the Pitztal Glacier climbing park make the via ferrata heart beat faster. The adventure via ferrata is suitable for children from 10 years and is also the ideal preparation for the other three via ferratas. As a reward, the family gets a view of Tyrol's highest glacier and a wonderful mountain panorama of the Pitztal.

Kletterpark Jerzens – Hochzeiger: (Pitzis Tipp!) easy

Difficulty: 3, 4 and 6 in total 7 tours
Ort: Jerzens im Pitztal, Tirol

In the Pitztal Tirol in the Tyrolean Alps, you can learn to climb from scratch or secure and consolidate what you learned in the climbing hall in the powerfully touching nature of the Pitztal. The exercise tours in the Jerzens climbing park range from the second to the fourth level of difficulty. Children take part in the climbing program free of charge with the Pitztal Leisure Pass.

Hexenkessel Plangeross: difficult

Difficulty: 5,6,7 and 8 in total 10 tours
Location: St. Leonard, Pitztal, Tirol

For experienced climbers, our mountain guides recommend the climbing area in Plangeross in the Pitztal. The so-called witch cauldron enchants the athlete with over 30 tours in sixth and seventh difficulty.

Klettergarten Richi´s Wall Stillebach – Kneipp facility included: easy

Difficulty: 4.5 and 6
Location: St. Leonhard, Pitztal, Tirol

A small and simple climbing area in the Pitztal mountains. The eight routes are ideal for a half-day excursion and beginners in climbing can let off steam on the short routes. Then there is the opportunity to spend the rest of the day at the small bathing pond in Stillebach.

Kletterpark am Kaunergrat: multi-pitch tours

Difficulty: 3.4 and 6
Location: Kaunergrat Hütte, Pitztal, Tirol

If you want to experience the alpine character of the Pitztal Mountains, you've come to the right place. After a simple climb from Plangeross in Pitztal, (approx. 2.5 hours) you reach the Kaunergrathütte. The climbing areas are then between 15 and 60 minutes away.

Klettergarten Gletscherstube Mittelberg with glacier view: easy

Difficulty: 3,4,5, and 6
Location: St. Leonhard, Pitztal, Tirol

The family-friendly climbing garden in Mittelberg near the Pitztal Glacier is suitable for all climbers who want to enjoy the overwhelming glacier view. The nearby glacier parlor also offers local delicacies.

XP Abenteuerpark in Jerzens: The high ropes course in Pitztal for young and old

Experience a special day at lofty heights. The XP adventure park in Jerzens - Tyrol offers you exceptional holiday experiences. Do you dare to fly over a gorge with the Flying-Fox "Flying-Eagle" at a height of approx. 50 meters? The high ropes course is ideal for individuals, families, groups, clubs, companies and school groups. A beautiful children's playground is also waiting for the little guests. A cozy sun terrace and beautiful walks invite spectators to watch the brave climbers high up at lofty heights.

A total of 59 exercises can be discovered in just 15 minutes on foot from the center of Jerzen.

NEW Pitztal Summer Card
From 2019 the XP Adventure Park will be a partner of the Pitztal Summer Card. You can get this from a partner accommodation and get free entry to the XP Adventure Park!




The Pitztal Summer Card

From the first day you can use the majority of its services with the exception of the mountain railways and XP Adventure Park. Here, you can choose to use the card on your day of arrival or on the day of your departure. Please note that on each following day you can only use the mountain railway and XP Adventure Park once per day. In addition to this, you will receive free entrance to all participating businesses such as museums, swimming lake, climbing hall, bouldering barn, alpine ibex centre and you can use all public busses free of charge every day!


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