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Climbing garden Oberried

Via Ferrata • Oetztal
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  • Klettergarten Oberried
    / Klettergarten Oberried
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettergarten Oberried
    / Klettergarten Oberried
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettergarten Oberried
    / Klettergarten Oberried
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettergarten Oberried
    / Klettergarten Oberried
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettergarten Oberried
    / Klettergarten Oberried
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
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At the eastern end of Längenfeld's wide and open basin you find the climbing area of Oberried, boasting a wide range of easy routes overlooking the lush green meadows and pasturelands. Skilled climbers can take full advantage of steep overhangs and typical grooves and fissure routes. Oberried is always worth a visit, especially for families combining a day trip to the Ötztal Valley with some exciting climbing hours.

 

ROUTE GRADING

General Route Grading: ++++

Route length: 10 - 30 meters

Difficulty / number of routes: 2 - 9, 90 routes

Route Type: single-pitch route

Structure / Quality of the rock: solid, compact granite

Safety: +++

Altitute: 1.200 meters

Best Seasons: spring, summer and fall

Facing: east

To the rocks: 5 minutes

Parking: ++

Family-friendly: +++++

Beginner-friendly: +++++

 

 

 

 

Altitude
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Safety information

Climbing Rules:

1. GET FAMILIAR WITH THE EQUIPMENT

Use only standardized mountain sports equipment (CE-sign) & study instructions for use.

 

2. PARTNER CHECK BEFORE STARTING

Double-check your knots, harness buckle, belay system and the end of the rope.

 

3. LET THE PARTNER KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON

Communication prevents misunderstandings, let your belayer know when he has to take your weight on the rope.

 

4. ACT RESPECTFULLY

Respect other climbers & inform them of mistakes and dangers. Stick to climbing bans.

 

5. PROTECT YOUR HEAD

A helmet prevents head injuries in case of falling rocks & if you fall.

 

6. NO ROPE ON ROPE CONTACT

Always use metal karabiners for rappelling. Never use two ropes in one karabiner / toprope link plate.

 

7. WARM UP BEFORE STARTING TO CLIMB

Warm-up climbing protects your joints, tendons and muscles.

 

8. FULL ATTENTION WHILE BELAYING

The life of your partner is in your hands.

 

9. NO NEW CLIMBING HOOKS

It is strictly forbidden to fix new climbing hooks.

Equipment

normal climbing equipment required

Tips, hints and links

More details about climbing in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/klettern

Start

Klettergarten Oberried (1167 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.076564 N 10.949788 E
UTM
32T 648019 5215517

Destination

Klettergarten Oberried

Turn-by-turn directions

Crossing the meadows you reach the climbing wall within a few minutes; please close the pasture gates.

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Oberried is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Coming from Umhausen, the municipality of Längenfeld is reached on Ötztaler Bundesstraße. After the town sign, take the first exit at the roundabout to the right in the direction of "Oberried-Lehn-Au". Straight ahead over the bridge you reach the district of Oberried. Follow the signs "Oberried" on the left to the information sign, then turn left again and after 300 meters you reach the "Feuerwehr-Gerätehall Oberried" parking lot.

 

Parking

"Feuerwehr-Gerätehall Oberried" parking lot.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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