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Climbing fun for the whole family in the climbing gardens around Kufstein

The Kufstein region, nestled in the Zahmen and Kaiser mountains, is the Eastern entrance to the Tirolean Alps. Among these mountains, climbers will discover amazing possibilities – with more than 40 routes in all difficulty levels. There are several family-friendly or more challenging climbing gardens, adventurous via ferratas, interesting multi pitch routes in the Sparchen climbing area, two climbing gyms as well as a climbing sculpture. If you prefer the more comfortable way, take the Kaiserlift cable car to get from Kufstein into the Kaiser mountains or hike through the idyllic Kaisertal valley. Besides climbing and hiking, there are many other possibilities for leisure activities: running and cycling, visiting the six natural lakes, canyoning and stand-up paddling to visiting top-class cultural events, culinary, traditional feasts and much more.

4 family-friendly climbing gardens in the Kufstein region:

  • Heimköpfl climbing garden – Vorderkaiserfelden: The family-friendly Heimköpfl climbing garden is located at the Zahmer Kaiser mountain close to Ebbs, and nearby the Vorderkaiserfeldenhütte hut. It’s recommended to both beginners and slightly advances climbers as the routes are graded from 3 to 6c. The access hike leads through the Kaisertal valley and takes about 2,5 hours. The climbing garden lies on 1.400m. It’s recommended to stay overnight at the hut if you have children coming with you. It is also a nice day trip for mountain biking!
  • Sebi climbing garden – Niederndorf: The Southern-facing Sebi climbing garden is located on an altitude of 540m and is recommended for families with children, beginners and slightly advanced climbers. All together, there are 23 routes in easy to medium grades. You should bring a climbing helmet. You can park at the Sebi inn, directly next to the crag. After climbing, you can stop by for refreshments.
  • Morsbach climbing garden: Morsbach is a historical climbing garden in Kufstein. It’s one of the oldest climbing gardens in Tirol. It’s located on 560m and very popular among families, beginners and advanced climbers. The type of rock is limestone. The numerous routes are graded between 3a and 8c. The access hike to the climbing garden is very short. Benches and tables make a great place to pause between the climbs. On hot summer days, visit the Pfrillsee lake, located just above the climbing garden. It’s perfect for cooling down after climbing!
  • Grattenbergl climbing garden: Grattenbergl is a nice and small climbing garden in Kirchbichl close to Kufstein, located at 540m altitude. The type of rock is limestone. It’s recommended to both beginners and slightly advanced climbers. The routes are mostly in the sixth difficulty grade. Here, you’ll learn a good foot technique and how to climb on friction only.
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