- Climbing Disciplines
- Climbing Regions
- Climbing Holiday
Gamssteig: The "Gamssteig"-variant rounds off the set of possibilities within the climbing park of the "Pitztaler Gletscher". With a maximum difficulty level of D-, in between the "Steinbock" and the "Murmeltier"-variant, it serves as an ideal preparation for the expert route, which is easily accessible via the "Bilanzierstation". (350m length)
From there you walk to the Gletscherstube and then follow the old trail towards the Braunschweiger Hut until the marked turning to the via verratas (on the left side of the trail). Approx. 1 h
You reach the starting point of the via ferrata in 20 minutes via the hiking path.
By car: Exit the motorway A12 at "IMST - Pitztal" or if you are coming from the Fernpass then look for the direction Pitztal at Imst. Drive into the Pitztal until the valley head at Mittelberg (Municipality of St. Leonhard). There you can find a parking area for mountaineers on the left-hand side. The access by car to the Gletscherstube is strictly forbidden!
Please use the provided parking area.
By bus: Take the bus till the bus stop Mittelberg Wendestelle.
Free car park at the car park Mittelberg or Pitztal Glacier.