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Via Ferrata

Ferrata Moosalm

Via Ferrata • Oetztal
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  • Moosalm
    / Moosalm
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettersteig
    / Klettersteig
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettersteig
    / Klettersteig
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Klettersteig Moosalm
    / Klettersteig Moosalm
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Ferrata Moosalm
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moderate
0.8 km
0:30 h
80 m
0 m
The practice trail is equipped with a few triticides, but with numerous ladders. This climbing route is ideal for beginners due to its length. The trail is provided with numerous ladders, quite exposed and carved into the blocky stone.

 

Route length / time required

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

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
C
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1605 m
1490 m
Approach
0:00 h
Wall height
80 m
Climbing length
150 m, 0:30 h
Descent
0:20 h

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

 

Equipment

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

Tips, hints and links

More details about climbing in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/klettern

 

Start

Ferrata Moosalm (1490 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.956120, 11.016710
UTM
32T 653445 5202261

Destination

Ferrata Moosalm

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

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

 

Drive through the village of Sölden to the base station of Gaislachkogl mountain gondola. Turn into exit K and follow the road for about 300 meters. Turn right after the bridge, continue on the steeply bending road to Moosalm mountain inn. Leave your car there or at the second road turn after the hut. From the parking area you walk along the trail for about 20 minutes, always follow the "Klettersteig" (via ferrata) signs.

Parking

Moosalm or at the second road turn after the hut
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
C moderate
Distance
0.8 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
80 m
Descent
0 m
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