You are here: Home / Winter in East Tyrol / Ice climbing

Icepark East Tyrol

Austria's biggest artifical ice crag let the athlete's heart beat faster.

In additon to numerous other icy waterfalls which are in a favoured altitude and partially sheaded valleys all over East Tyrol, offers this ice crag, opened in January 2016, optimum conditions to all ice climbing fans. 

Eispark Osttirol (c) Ramona Waldner

Icepark Osttirol - the perfect location....

The search for the perfect location lasted a full year, and it was found just a 20 minute walk from the far side of Matreier Tauernhaus. When they are prepared, the artificial ice falls, created by fine mist from conduits, provide a frozen wall with some 70 routes in a very compact space. It is the ice assuredness in Eispark Osttirol that makes it stand out from similar projects. It can even be climbed in winters that are not so cold – something that Vittorio Messini and Mathias Wurzer from Kals mountain guides attest.

Ascent: Starting from Matreier Tauernhaus the ascent proceeds to Eispark Osttirol via Innergschlöß forest path, then branches off to the left to Wohlgemutalm. Follow the slope to the right and you will finally reach the entrance of the Gschlößklamm via an extensive gravel area. Tauernbach is crossed here via a small pedestrian bridge and it is then a 20 minute walk to the base of Eispark Osttirol. (Avalanche transceiver recommended) 

Descent: Abseil via the constructed rock sections.
Material: Ice and mixed facilities, 70 metre single rope and 60 metre double rope

(c) Ramona Waldner
(c) Ramona Waldner

See the Icepark East Tyrol at the interactive map East Tyrol:

Eispark Osttirol

Austria's biggest artifical ice crag let the athlete's heart beat faster.

Livecam Icepark East Tyrol

More information: www.eispark-osttirol.at.

Help and more information you get at the Iceguides and at the mountain guide from East Tyrol.

More possibilities for ice climbing:

Schildalmfall

Brühlfall

Lucknerhausfälle

Brunnalm Eisarena

Icefall Obstans

A really lovely icefall with several options available at the head of the Winklertal valley. The icefall is divided into a 250 m high lower section and a 100 m high upper section.

Tiefenbachfall

Virger Fälle

Brochures

Check out our latest brochures or look up online.


Order brochure

 

Ski and cuisine at the Michelerhof

4 nights, 3 day ski pass SkiHit Osttirol,...

starting at € 384,- p.p.

Info/Inquiry
Winter pleasure at the Michelerhof

7 nights, 1 guided snow-shoe hike,...

starting at € 295,- p.p.

Info/Inquiry
Gribelehof Enjoyment time-out

2 nights,1x chocolate fondue for dessert, Surprise gift,...

starting at € 170,- p.P.

Info/Inquiry
Gribelehof Pampering Package

2 - 4 nights, Bathrobe, 1 glass of prosecco,...

starting at € 153,- p.P

Info/Inquiry
4th Icefestival Easttyrol

Many competitions, lectures and workshops.

11-13/1/2019

more information
45th Dolomitenlauf 2018

World´s best country cross skiert at the 45th Dolomitenlauf.
17-20/01/2019

more information