Ice-Climbing

in the Weißsee Glacier World

GRÜNSEE-FALLS

In the middle station Grünsee to ice-climb are between 100 and 220m altitude. The center of the Ice-Climbing-Events in the upper Stubachtal at altitudes between 1800-2000 m.

1. GUGELHUPF: 100 m, 50 - 80 °

2. DEVIL´S DANCE: 150 m, 90° (a passage) - otherwise 50 - 75°

3. EISFREUNDSCHAFT: 120 m, 90° (a passage) - sonst 60 - 80°

4. GLÄSERNE MADONNA: 220 m, 70 - 90°

5. EISKANAL: 130 m, 90 ° (a passage) - otherwise 50 - 85°

6. EISWALZER: 150 m, 60 - 90°

PRACTICE-FALLS

OLYMPIA FALL:
Width 80 m, height 40 m - between 60 and 90 °
Medelz accessible from the top station with skis on Kalser Tauern and the slopes below the Tauern Kogel traversing the Olympia-fall. Return to the mountain station Rudolfshütte by descent to the valley station of the Hütten-lift. Altitude: 2,500 m

EISLUTSCHER:
30 m, 60 - 90°
Reachable from the Weißsee dam in a few minutes to the icefall.
Altitude: 2,200 m

EISTRÄUMER:
50 m, 60 - 80°
Medelz accessible from the base station to the southeast, at P. 2246 over, to get out. Here are two rope-hooks, twice roping (20 m, 30 m) to reach the entrance.
Altitude: 2,200 m

ÖDENWINKEL´FALLS:
several short practice falls, 60 - 80 °, 15 - 20 m
Medelz accessible from the top station with skis into the wastes of angles and to the falls. Return over Eisbodenlacke and advance to the base station of the Schafbichl-lift (per half hour).
Altitude: 2,200 m

FURTHER ICE-CLIMBING AREAS:

Felbertal/lower Stubachtal:     

14 routes WI 2 till 6+     till 240 m

 

Sigmund-Thun-gorge:                 

33 routes WI 2 till 7-      till   50 m

 

credits: @Stefan Altenberger

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