Climbing on the Zugspitze

Head up into the climbing paradise around the mountain hotel

A climbing holiday in the Tyrolean mountain promises not only eventful hours in the great outdoors on the mountain, but also breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain world. The Zugspitze and the surrounding Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena offer climbing enthusiasts countless attractive routes at all levels of difficulty, but also numerous via ferratas, a climbing forest and high ropes course in Bichlbach, and as a special highlight even several routes for ice climbers. A paradise for climbing fans of all ages.

Look forward to the following via ferratas:

  • Coburger Steig (difficulty D/E)
  • Seeben Klettersteig (difficulty D/E)
  • Tajakante Klettersteig (difficulty E)
  • Zugspitze – Stopselzieher (difficulty A/B)

... and the rock climbing centres in the region:

  • Plattspitzen West
  • Coburger Hütte
  • Wr. Neustädter Hütte
  • Plattspitzen Süd
  • Hanger
  • Griesener Wandl
  • Alte Mull
  • Ehrwalder Platte
  • Alte 4er Stütze

Climbing routes and via ferratas

Around the Zugspitze

The Zugspitze region is a paradise for climbers, mountaineers and mountain lovers from all over the world. Enjoy the fabulous view of the unique Tyrolean mountain world while you muster your skills on the climbing routes around the Zugspitze. 152 attractive routes for sports climbers and 48 multipitch routes and 4 via ferratas will make the heart of any mountain fan skip a beat. The most popular climbing route up onto the Zugspitze leads via the Höllental Valley, starting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen. As a special highlight there are also 7 routes on the Zugspitze available to ice climbers. The imposing setting of the Zugspitze and the surrounding mountains make climbing in the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena a very special experience.

Guided mountain tours and climbing courses

For young and old

Explore the hiking trails and via ferratas of the region under expert guidance and with a feeling of safety together with the professionals from Bergsport Total. During the summer season they offer a weekly programme from Mondays to Fridays, which includes guided hikes and also several guided climbing tours. There are also climbing courses for children and adults, both indoors in a hall and outdoors, available from Bergsport Total.

Zugspitze Jubiläumsgrat: spectacular ridge crossing

One dream tour also consists in crossing the Jubiläumsgrat, or jubilee ridge, which runs from the Zugspitze to the Alpspitze. This 7-kilometre-long tour is challenging both in terms of fitness and technically and is reserved only for experienced climbers and mountaineers.

High ropes climbing for every level: action and fun at the Bichlbach Aerial Forest Adventure Park

Climbing fans can look forward to a very special experience in Bichlbach. The Bichlbach Aerial Forest Adventure Park in Tyrol will wow you with 5 different high ropes courses, where both beginners and experienced climbers will find plenty of action, excitement and fun.

EhrWALLd climbing hall in Ehrwald

The EhrWALLd tennis and climbing hall was opened in December 2014 and has a variety of ultramodern climbing facilities. Equipment can be hired and ordered in the climbing shop, and refreshments are available in the Sport Bistro. Here in an area of 1,267 m², and whatever the weather, climbing enjoyment awaits all climbing lovers and anyone wanting to become one.