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Via Ferrata recommended route

Via Ferrata Moosalm | Sölden

Via Ferrata · Sölden Open
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Interesting and steep via ferrata next to the climbing crag. 
Open
moderate
Distance 0.8 km
0:30 h
80 m
0 m
1,750 m
1,650 m
The via ferrate is equipped with a few triticides, but wirh numerous ladders. In the end of the short and crisp via ferrata you can choose between two different variant. Approx. 30 minutes by foot until you reach the entry point.

 

 

Descent

At the end of the steel rope you ascend about 2 meters to the trail. Keep to the right, follow the climbing and steel ropes towards the unsecured rock area. Down along the rock (1 m), through shrubbery towards the path, downwards on a steep meadow, past several other climbing routes back to the access point.

 

Route length / time required

80 meters altitude gain, 150 m rope length.0.5 hours, incl. descent approx. 50 minutes.

Difficulty
B/C moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,750 m
Lowest point
1,650 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW
Wall height
80 m
Climbing length
150 m, 0:30 h
Descent
0:20 h

Track types

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Safety information

SAFETY ON THE VIA FERRATA

The Austrian Alpine Club has published 10 recommendations for climbing on via ferratas in order to increase safety:

  1. Plan carefully
  2. Destination should correspond to personal abilities
  3. Use complete set of professional climbing equipment
  4. Don’t access the route in the event of a thunderstorm
  5. Check wire rope and anchors accurately and critically
  6. Partner check at the access point
  7. Maintain sufficient distance
  8. Talk clearly when overtaking someone
  9. Watch out for falling rocks
  10. Respect nature and environment

 

Tips and suggestions

More details about climbing in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/klettern

 

Start

car park Gaislachkoglbahn | Sölden
Coordinates:
DD
46.956120, 11.016710
DMS
46°57'22.0"N 11°01'00.2"E
UTM
32T 653445 5202261
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Destination

Via ferrate Moosalm | Sölden

Turn-by-turn directions

The beginning is relatively easy (difficulty level B). In the middle area you climb the difficulty level C, in order to master the piece (D) shortly before the exit.

 

Descent

At the end of the steel rope you ascend about 2 meters to the trail. Keep to the right, follow the climbing and steel ropes towards the unsecured rock area. Down along the rock (1 m), through shrubbery towards the path, downwards on a steep meadow, past several other climbing routes back to the access point.

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at 

 

Directions

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:

- car park Gaislachkoglbahn; free of charge

- car park Freizeitarena; free of charge

Coordinates

DD
46.956120, 11.016710
DMS
46°57'22.0"N 11°01'00.2"E
UTM
32T 653445 5202261
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Helmet, climbing harness with fixed-rope set, climbing gloves, suitable footwear.

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  • Via ferrata Lehner Wasserfall | Längenfeld
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Status
Open
Difficulty
B/C moderate
Distance
0.8 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
80 m
Highest point
1,750 m
Lowest point
1,650 m
Family-friendly Classic via ferrata

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