Multi pitch climbing in Paznaun – classic routes on an altitude of 3.000m
If you want to go climbing or bouldering in Paznaun, you have plenty of options to choose from. One of Austria’s best bouldering areas is located in Galtür, Tirol, on an altitude level of 2.000m. While it can get too hot to climb in many other Tirolean climbing areas, Galtür stays cool during the summer months. The scenery is magnificent and provides a great view over the whole valley. The bouldering area was established by Bernd Zangerl and has Tirol’s hardest boulder Anam Cara, 8C. Overall, there are more than 160 boulders in all difficulties. There is also Tirol’s first family-friendly bouldering area.
There are a lot of other outdoor activities to do as well: there are several via ferratas - also for families, a bouldering gym in Galtür and two climbing gardens. Paznaun is indeed a true paradise for alpinists, seasoned climbers and beginners alike.
The four most beautiful multi pitches in Paznaun
- Gletschnerspitze:The Gletschnerspitze multi pitch route is on prehistoric rock and leads via beautiful mountain ridges. The belay stations are well secured with bolts. The view up at 2.975 m is simply amazing! It is best to climb between June and the beginning of October.
- Gamshorn climbing garden: The alpine Gamshorn climbing garden offers several beautiful multi pitch routes on an altitude level of 2.400m. It is South-Western orientated and most beautiful to climb between June and October.
- Paulcketurm:The Paulcketurm multi pitch route on 2.820m is characterised by its wild scenery and harsh rocks. The belay stations and intermediate belay points are well secured with bolts. The distance between the hooks is sometimes pretty big. It is South-Western orientated and most beautiful to climb between June and October.
- Totennadel: The multi pitch “Totennadel” is very beautiful with a magnificent surrounding scenery. The belay stations and intermediate belay points are well secured with bolts.