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Climbing garden Moosalm

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This picturesque climbing garden, located in the foothills of the majestic Brunnenkogl peak amidst Ötztal's scenic mountainscape, offers a wide range of possibilities especially for beginners and novice climbers. Climbing can be combined with walking or hiking. In the summer month it can become very hot here as the wall is facing to the south. The secluded climbing garden and its lovely surroundings make a perfect destination for families, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

 

ROUTE GRADING

General Route Grading: ++++

Route length: 8 - 35 meters

Difficulty / number of routes: 3 - 8+, 31 routes

Route Type: single-pitch route

Structure/Quality of the rock: Rough granite ledges and slacks / mostly very good

Safety: ++++

Altitude: 1.450 meters

Best seasons: spring, summer and fall

Facing: south-west

To the rocks: 20 minutes

Parking: +++

Family-friendly: +++++

Beginner-friendly: +++++

 

 

 

 

Altitude
1677 m
1669 m
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Exposition
NESW
Approach
0:20 h

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

Climbing garden Moosalm (1668 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.952394 N 11.023346 E
UTM
32T 653960 5201860

Destination

Climbing garden Moosalm

Turn-by-turn directions

Along the forestry road, approx. 20 minutes.

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

Sölden 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

 

Through Sölden to the Gaislachkogl base terminal; take exit K, cross the bridge and drive uphill on the right (towards Moosalm mountain inn).

Parking

In front of the Moosalm hut.

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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