Mountaineering & Climbing

between Großglockner and Dolomites

  • Schaf steht am Gletscherweg zum Großvenediger
  • Kletterer sitzt glücklich neben seinem Klettergurt auf einer Wiese.

Tyrol's alpine highlights stretch between the majestic Großvenediger and the imposing Großglockner. 264 three-thousand metre peaks are waiting to be climbed. East Tyrol is a true paradise for climbing enthusiasts. Sport climbing fans can choose from over 500 tours with different rock formations - from robust granite to fine-grained limestone.

Your alpine contact partner

High alpine Classics

  • Großglockner (3.798 m) - day tour for very sporty mountaineers, otherwise with overnight stay at the "Adlersruhe".
  • Großvenediger (3.657 m) - accessible from the Defereggerhaus or the Johannishütte, highest mountain in the Venediger group
  • Dreiherrnspitze (3.499 m) - the provinces of Salzburg and Tyrol and the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (South Tyrol) meet on this summit


  • Bergsteiger steht am Figerhorn und blickt zum Großglockner

Climbing areas in East Tyrol

  • Falkenstein climbing area - Matrei 
    approx. 145 routes | difficulties from VI - focus VII
  • Climbing area Lucknerhaus - Kals 
    33 routes | 5 multi-pitch routes | difficulties III+ to VIII-
  • Kreithof climbing area - Lienz
    191 routes | difficulties IV+ - IX+
  • climbing area Dolomitenhütte - Lienz
    129 routes | difficulties VI - IX+

interactive map

  • Zwei Frauen auf Klettersteig im Wald

Fixed rope routes & high ropes courses

  • Blauspitze - via ferrata
    Difficulty: C/D | Climbing time: 75 min.
  • Rote Säule - via ferrata
    Difficulty: D/E | Climbing time: 60 min.
  • Kreuzspitze - via ferrata
    Difficulty: A/B | Climbing time: 30 min.
  • Türml - via ferrata
    Difficulty: C | Climbing time: 30 min.
  • High ropes course - Großvenediger climbing park

interactive map

  • Frau am Klettersteig