Climbing with view of the glacier in Pitztal in Tirol

Enjoy your climbing experience in Pitztal!


Learn climbing in Pitztal! The climbing park Jerzens-Hochzeiger in Oberland offers routes from the second to the fourth difficulty grade and is therefore perfect to start climbing. Families are invited to visit one of the four certified climbing gardens. For a special climbing adventure close to the Pitztal Glacier, visit the climbing garden Gletscherstube.

The Oberland has also several via ferratas to offer. You can either start in Arzl or at the climbing park Pitztaler Gletscher.

In winter, Pitztal is an eldorado for ice climbing: it offers more than 30 ice climbing routes up to 160m.


Pitztal, located in the district of Imst in Oberland. The valley is 40km long and is home to the villages of Arzl in Pitztal, Wenns, Jerzens and St. Leonhard in Pitztal. The Pitze stream flows through the valley. The valley is approximately 60km to the West of Innsbruck and is easy accessable via the motorway.

5 tips for Pitztal:


  • The Tiefental Alpine Hut („Tiefental Alm“) lies on an altitude level of 1.880m on the Pitztal’ Alm Trail in Oberland. The food is highly recommended and the scenery is breathtaking.
  • The Taschach Hut („Taschachhaus“) is at an altitude level of 2.432m and lies between the Taschachferner Glacier and the Sexergertenferner Glacier. The hut is the starting point for many alpine tours, ice climbing or multi-day hikes. The hut as its own climbing wall should the weather be bad.
  • The climbing garden Plangeross close to the Kaunergrat Hut („Kaunergrathütte“) is recommended for everyone who likes climbing in an alpine environment. It lies at an altitude level of 2.817m and is only 3 minutes away from the hut. All together the climbing garden offers 21 routes which are also suitable for beginners.
  • Visit the waterfalls of the Pitztal Power Places on hot summer days: Walkable platforms allow to go close up to the waterfalls. The cold and clear glacial water is very refreshing.
  • Enjoy romantic horseback rides in the Oberland region!


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