Climbing • St. Johann in Tirol region
The region for sports climbing, Alpine climbing, via ferrata and bouldering!
In the St. Johann in Tirol region climbing walls, breath-taking climbing rocks and several via ferrata routes in various difficulty levels await. It is the direct contact with the rocks that makes climbing so special. The Wilder Kaiser and the Kitzbüheler Horn with their countless routes and via ferrata paths provide the ideal conditions to do just that. Conquer the mountains in St. Johann in Tirol, Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf.
Guided climbing and via ferrata tours
Get your first experience of climbing around the Wilder Kaiser!
Fully qualified mountain guides in the St. Johann in Tirol region!
Frequently asked questions about Climbing!
Sport climbing is a form of climbing during which you move along on the rock or on the climbing wall using only natural holds. Hooks and rope are only for securing.
The difficulty level indicates the climbing difficulty of a route. There are various rock-climbing scales, but the most frequently used are the UIAA – Scale (1 – 12-) and the French Scale (1 – 9b). In the climbing crag Schleierwasserfall, the UIAA – Scale is used and there you’ll find climbing routes from difficulty level 5 to 11.
Climbing shoes, climbing helmet, climbing harness, belay device, chalk bag & chalk, tape, bouldering brush, climbing rope, rope bag, rope sack, express-set, quickdraws, carabiners, screw gate connector, sling/runner, double strap, figure of eight, friends, nuts, nut-remover, first-aid kit, climbing backpack, climbing wear, drink and provisions.
Climbing shoes are necessary, as they provide good static friction for a thorough grip and thus good foothold. When climbing, most strength comes from the legs so wearing climbing shoes should not be underestimated. Climbing shoes have a flat and firm sole, which stiffens towards the tip.
The chalk consists of magnesium carbonate and is carried in a chalk bag (small pouch on the waist belt) and helps prevent the hands from sweating and improves grip on the rock.