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Via Ferrata recommended route

via ferrate Piburg

Via Ferrata · Oetz Open
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The use is limited from 08:00 am till 08:00 pm from april to november.
Open
moderate
Distance 0.2 km
0:20 h
28 m
28 m
984 m
956 m
The practice via ferrata is directly in the village piburg. The short ferrata leads over a small scarp and in the middle part is a small rope bridge. The via ferrata is perfect for people  which have less contact with via ferrata.

 

Comment to insurance:

Well insured with steel cable and foot clamps. 

Supplement to difficulty:

short passage B/C, usually A and B. 

Entry to the via ferrata:

You walk from the car park to the fire station. From there you see already the via ferrata. 

Descent the via ferrate:

From the exit you walk the way back to the car park. 

 

More details: www.climbers-paradise.com/en/

 

 

 

 

 

Author’s recommendation

The via ferrata is in the shade in the forest - after rain in spring and autumn the via ferrata is wet. 

Inside tip: the Piburger Lake is a must have, if you are in Piburg. 

Difficulty
B/C moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
984 m
Lowest point
956 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW
Access
0:25 h
Climbing length
105 m, 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

Piburg | car park
Coordinates:
DD
47.196564, 10.879724
DMS
47°11'47.6"N 10°52'47.0"E
UTM
32T 642380 5228721
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Destination

Piburg | car park

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

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 Piburg:

 - car park Piburg; payable 

 

 

Coordinates

DD
47.196564, 10.879724
DMS
47°11'47.6"N 10°52'47.0"E
UTM
32T 642380 5228721
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Helmet, climbing harness and complete via ferrata set, via ferrata gloves, appropriate shoes, hiking poles for the descent (optional).

Similar routes nearby

  • Viea ferrata Geierwand | Haiming
  • Via Ferrate Stuibenfall | Umhausen
  • Via Ferrata Kühtaier Panorama
  • Via ferrata Lehner Wasserfall | Längenfeld
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Status
Open
Difficulty
B/C moderate
Distance
0.2 km
Duration
0:20 h
Ascent
28 m
Descent
28 m
Highest point
984 m
Lowest point
956 m
Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Classic via ferrata

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