Climbing in the Zillertal

Via ferrata trails and more

In addition to numerous themed trails and guided hikes, the wonderful mountain world of the Zillertal invites you to explore the free and untouched nature when climbing during your summer holidays. Climb between treetops and wires in the high wire garden in Kaltenbach or in the 16-metre climbing hall in the Zillertal Climbing Center in Aschau. There is something on offer for every taste and weather condition!

Even children can take their first steps climbing in the different climbing facilities available in the Zillertal. Well secured and accompanied by trained staff they will enjoy their first steps above ground. Give it a try, your children will be enthusiastic!

Away from climbing the Fügen-Kaltenbach region has so many other activities too. The swimming area in Stumm tempts you to leap into the refreshing cool waters after a strenuous day of climbing and brings your sunny day to a close in a great atmosphere. To soothe those weary muscles  a variety of massages are available in Erlebnistherme Zillertal. The wellness area is tempting too, with six saunas and an outdoor pool with slides and the like, where family and friends can enjoy the end of the day.

For outdoor sports fans there is an appealing array of cycle and hiking paths in Fügen-Kaltenbach. The interactive map will help you plan your tour and shows the route details, it also has a download function. After an action-packed day during a holiday in the Zillertal you will find the requisite refreshments in the local towns in the Fügen-Kaltenbach holiday region, where a wide selection of food establishments await.

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Hochseilgarten in Kaltenbach

High wire garden Kaltenbach


The adventure and experience park Zillertal in Kaltenbach is a highlight for the whole family. Climbing with children and adults, demands courage and skill and at the same time offers unusual views and great fun during your summer holidays. Holidays with kids will turn into a unique experience with 7 different circuits, a via ferrata trail across a waterfall, a flying fox and much more!


Spieljoch climbing garden for kids


Adventure at the rock cliff! The family and experience climbing garden at the Spieljoch summit station allows children and adults to follow the footsteps of Luis Trenker, 100% secured across different routes. You will be accompanied by experienced outdoor trainers, who will show the new “conquerors” how to handle the climbing harness and how to take their first steps at the rock.
The nature climbing wall and the via ferrata trail offer unforgettable mountain experiences for the entire family. Special climbing courses for kids are offered throughout the whole summer.


Kraftreich Zillertal


If the outdoor activities must be postponed for a day due to bad weather, use the broadly diversified offer in the Zillertal Climbing Center in Aschau, where most diverse climbing categories that are equally suited for children and family, beginners and professionals await you across 670 m² and guarantee great fun and entertainment in an active environment.

A varied kids’ programme and courses of all kinds and for every difficulty level are available across 500m² in the 16-metre high indoor climbing hall. Whether good or bad weather – a 100m² (indoor) and a 75m² (outdoor) boulder area are at your disposal.


Via ferrata trails in the Zillertal


Via ferrata trails are secured trails that take you through the mountain world and are ideal for those seeking the extra thrill. Provided with steel cables, clips and ladders, you will experience steep and spectacular walls at first hand. Along the Zillertal, you will find different via ferrata trails both in the main and in the side valleys. For children and beginners, all the way to professionals – there is a suitable Zillertal tour for everyone. All efforts ascending are usually rewarded with magnificent views in the end.