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the climbing experience in Tux-Finkenberg
Via ferrate is the new trend in alpine sport and allows hikers, naturally using the appropriate equipment and according to their level of ability, to explore the realms of vertical climbing. These so-called "Via Ferratas" otherwise known as fixed rope routes, are trail through rocky areas secured by wire ropes and iron pins. The grades of difficulty ranging from A (easy) to E (extremly difficult).
The high ropes course is located on the romantic Zemmschlucht in the Zillertal. In the middle of the forest build on natural trees at the edge of a ravine. The ropes course has been completely designed and built by our guides to the latest European high-ropes course standard. 32 exercises spread over various difficulty levels require the self-confidence. Depth of 88 meters in the eyes Zemmschlucht demand your full attention. 3 zip lines with a length of 120 meters take you from station to station or back to the forest floor.
Our high ropes adventure park is not off the shelf, but highest and most spectacular climbing park in the Zillertal. For this reason you will be served by a high-ropes course trainer on the tour.
Some details to the high rope course:
Prices Gamstour - Moderate
€ 29,00 for adults
€ 25,00 for young persons aged between 12 and 16 years
€ 20,00 for children aged between 6 and 12 years
Price Steinbocktour - difficult:
€ 35,00 for adults and children
Gams Tour and Steinbock Tour € 55,00 per person
The via ferrata at the Knorrn provides beginners with the opportunity to try out this experience. At the entrance there is a vertical ladder, followed by an elevated crossway with intermittent steeper sections leading right up to the summit following a taut steel cable. One should have a good head for heights for this ascent.
Some facts about the via ferrata:
An easily passable, but exposed rock passage marks the beginning of this new via ferrata. This is the longest of the three via ferrata that leads to Gasthaus Zimmereben, with round 700 metres of climing and 300 metres in altitude difference.
Several very beautiful passages and easily negotiable vertical sections of rock face, as well as fantastic views over Mayrhofen and the neighbouring Zimmereben via ferrata are some of the special features that characterize this particular via ferrata. The grade of difficulty ranged from sections that can be simple walked, to short D-sections, but mainly comprises of between grades B and C. The Pfeilspitzwand via Ferrata is more or less halfway between the leves of difficulty of the existing via ferrata and therefore a great addition to the resort. From the exit, a new hiking trail leads downhill to Gasthaus Zimmereben in around 5 minutes.
A few facts on the via ferrata:
Beautiful, though challenging, via ferrata characterised in particular by it´s extreme length and exposed position. In the first, relatively easy stage (C/D), it leads steeply upwards over several "walls", an over-hanging intersection, through the "Birkenwald´l Forest", over a steep shingle slope, a high column and the "Floitentritte" until a large ledge with marks the end of this first stage. If you decide against taking the exit to the left, you will reach the more challenging second stage. After a relatively easy entry, this leads on to a steep, very strenuous ascent including an over-hang which is the most difficult point in this climb (E), 2 triple wire rope bridges and an extremly exposed crossing.
Details about the climbing attraction in Ginzling:
Near natural via ferrata with family friendly routes and excellent securing equipment. Short earthy paths alternate with steep inclines. At a wire rope bridge there is the opportunity to exit the via ferrata or enter the next stage. An interesting change of scenery with exciting ascents. This is suitable for families with children as of the age of 10 years. Info points are prominently placed along the route.
Some evidence to the via ferrata:
A challenging, but exciting route with some vertical, partially overhanging sections. Even climbing enthusiasts are impressed by the access point to this via ferrata, which is situated directly at an over-hang. An adrenalin including experience climbing over ledges and rocky outcrops, whilst negotiating wire rope bridges, swings and over-hangs as well as traversing. A challenging route, suitable for experienced climbing enthusiasts. Info points are prominently placed along the route.
Some evidence to the via ferrata:
Many trials lead to the top
21 routes with difficulty from 4 to 8 climbing enthusiasts are all available. The route length is up to 30 meters. The year-round climbing area Gschöss captivates by sunny location with the best view over the entire Zillertal and easy access.
From the mountain station of the Penkenbahn in just 10 minutes by foot to the direction of the Gschösswandhaus. From there to brace II and outside the fence on a small path to the sectors I and II to III Sector per ropingclamps 20 meters right of restraint.
The climbing area is a garden of alpine climbing classification. Mainly it climbs in the Dolomites like rock, which is mostly fixed. A helmet is strongly advised. There are even special children routes with a lot of hooks. The climbing area is also very family-friendly.
From Mayrhofen with the Penkenbahn up to the mountain station of the Kombibahn Penken. From the mountain station of the Kombibahn Penken walk on the gravel road to the direction Penkenjoch. Before the Mountain Station 6 SB Knorrn turn right.
The new 380 meter long fixed-rope climbing route, "Gerlossteinwand", leads along a 240 meter high wall on the same-named mountain. It doesn't only offer Alpine pleasures, but also leads to one of the valley's most beautiful peaks. Introductory trial climbs for beginners are offered on the new route, categorized as medium difficult, which was constructed by the local mountain rescue team, in cooperation with the Zillertal Arena. The local alpine sports schools provide expert tips and accompany beginners on the climb, which can be comfortably reached with the Gerlosstein cable car.
Destination address for the tourist information:
A-6293 Tux, Lanersbach 401
Plan your route online:
The airports at Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich are between 90 and 230 km from Tux-Finkenberg.