Sport climbing in the Steinberge Mountains – outdoor experience at its finest

The Steinberge mountain area in the Tirol-Salzburg border region offers great climbing opportunities, especially for climbers who love to spend their holidays on rock and get great value on their trip. The Loferer and Leogang Mountains have a lot to offer: from family-friendly climbing gardens, ten challenging via ferratas, more than 1.000 sport climbing routes and numerous alpine multi pitches. The route „Pinzgawurm“ (45 pitches) is one of the longest alpine sport climbing routes. There are several climbing guides and manuals which can help inform you about the area. Have fun in the Steinberge mountains!

3 tips for sport climbing gardens in the Steinberge Mountains

  • Steinplatte climbing garden: The Steinplatte climbing garden is one of the best in Central Europe. The wall is 7km long and up to 200m high. Parts of the Steinplatte area are the Waidringer Steinplatte, the Wiesloch, Wemeteigen, Schwollwand wall, Sonnwand wall, Tanzboden and the Urlkopf to the Lachfeldkopf. The western and the eastern border of the area is easily accessible. In these two parts, there are all in all 70 sport climbing routes graded between 4 and 8.
  • Weißbach climbing garden: The Weißbach village is located just across the Tirolean border in Salzburg. It is a true climbing mecca. There are both many very hard  and medium to easy routes. The access hikes are very short. The area has several sectors and hundreds of short routes which can be reached from the Pillerseetal valley within 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Wiesensee climbing garden:The Wiesensee climbing garden is idyllically located next to the little Wiesensee lake between St. Ulrich and Hochfilzen. This area is also great for families with children as there are many easy climbs. All in all, the area has 25 routes graded between 3 and 7. The access hike only takes three minutes.
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