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Kaiser Max Klettersteig

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Basic information

The Kaiser Max Klettersteig was one of the first "sport via ferrata" in Austria and is one of the most difficult sport climbing routes in the Eastern Alps. The extreme Via ferrata has two sections. Section 1 leads to the Kaiser Max Grotte and is rated D, section 2 leads up to a height of 960 m and is somewhat more difficult than section 1 and rated (E). From the emperor Max Grotte could on the easy and secured hiking trail (Kaiser Max Grottensteig) again dismount. Section 2 is very exposed and leads over vertical and hardly stepped, smooth plates up to the wall book. Here you can turn left (west) over bands to the descent via ferrata. The last section, according to the wall book, is again extremely steep and heavy. The Kaiser Max via ferrata, especially section 2, should only be committed if you have a lot of experience and arm strength. At strong wind or foehn storm, more rockfall is to be expected. The via ferrata offers a magnificent view of Zirl, the surrounding upper Inn valley, to the Kalkkögeln and the Sellrainer mountains.

Grade
D/E
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required climbing time
2 h 30 min
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Exposure
S
Approach

Leave the Inntal motorway A 12 Kufstein-Landeck at the exit Zirl Ost. Take the federal road B 171 towards Innsbruck and drive to the car park and park there. From the car park follow the signposted path to the entrance of the Kaiser Max via ferrata.

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Approach time, minutes to the crag
10 min
Descent

After section 1, which leads to Kaiser Max Grotte, there is the possibility to descend via Kaiser Max Grottensteig, an easy path secured with railings. From the exit of section 2, turn left (west) and descend via the marked descent via ferrata to the height of the Kaiser Max Grotto. From there, descend via the marked Kaiser Max Grottensteig to Zirl and walk along the main road back to the starting point.

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Descent time
1 h
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Altitude beginning of climb
650 m
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Altitude starting point
622 m
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Altitude en of climb
950 m
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Altitude highest point
960 m
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Via ferrata height
300m
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