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Mountaineering & climbing in East Tyrol

When it comes to mountaineering and climbing, East Tyrol is a true treasure chamber with prominent peaks such as the Grossglockner and Grossvenediger, but also with many undiscovered spots.

The Grossglockner, the highest peak in Austria with 3,798 metres altitude, is the top dog. No other summit is so famous and so coveted. Yet it is only one among the 266 three-thousand-metre peaks East Tyrol has to offer. There can only be one answer to the question where in East Tyrol you can go mountaineering. Those looking for famous tours here won't have to look for long. The Grossvenediger above the Innergschlöss is another classic. The bizarre peaks of the Lienz Dolomites also enjoy cult status. But East Tyrol has more than just famous peaks. The Nationalpark Hohe Tauern is a guarantor for pristine natural landscapes, providing a gentle approach to unforgettable experiences of nature. The local mountain guides are competent and reliable partners on the search for your individual summit bliss. With their help, you can experience hidden beauties and dream tours, which create memories for an entire mountaineering life.

Climbing-Hotspots Lienz Dolomites

The locals call the Lienz Dolomites with their bizarre rock formations "the fiends" in the vernacular. The routes and tours in the Lienz Dolomites are hotspots of the climbing scene. But a hot spot in the East Tyrol does not mean one roped party backed up behind another. Quite the opposite. A great number of the tours are true insider tips away from well-known routes. Especially novices and beginners can step into their first pitches with no hurry.

Via ferrata in East Tyrol

In the Hohe Tauern National Park, the Lienz Dolomites and also in Defreggental and Hochpustertal hundreds of climbing routes are waiting for you to conquer them.

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Climbing crags in Osttirol

In the climbing crags of Osttirol you will find more than 500 routes for climbing.

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High wire parks in Osttirol

From super easy to quiet difficult. In Osttirol we offer high wire parks for children and adults.

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Mountaineering in East Tyrol

For mountaineers a real paradise opens in the giddy heights in the midst of this unspoilt, dreamy landscape. It is much like it is in normal life – the routes to the summit are all different. 

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Mountain guides in East Tyrol

A list of the mountain guides and alpine schools in East Tyrol can be found here.

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Dolomiti Nordic Ski

3-7 nights with cross country ticket Dolomiti Nordic Ski.

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SkiHit Osttirol

7 nights and 6-day ski pass "Skihit Osttirol"

starting at € 434,- per person

4th Icefestival East Tyrol

Many competitions, lectures and workshops.


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Dolomitenlauf 2020

World´s best country cross skiert at the international Dolomitenlauf.

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