In the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park

In the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park

Central location between Grossglockner & Krimml Waterfalls Attractions

Hiking & biking

Hiking & biking

Hiking in and around Uttendorf/Weissee From Tauern cycle path to high alpine mountain bike tour

Summer in the hills & Harvest Festival

Summer in the hills & Harvest Festival

Summer in the hills & glacier experience Time of homecoming, festivities & encounter

Climbing in and around Uttendorf/Weissee!

High altitude or at dizzying heights!




Outdoor & Indoor

Many fixed rope routs range in degree of difficulty III to X; invite in the close-up range from the Mountainhotel Rudolfshuette in the Weissee Glacier World to experienced climbing-tours.



Crystal Via Ferrata

Technically difficult and extremely exhausting

  • Level of difficulty: E! 
  • Length: approx. 400m
  • Elevation gain: approx. 150m
  • Rope sections: approx. 20

Access route: Oststaumauer - Weissee - Gletscherlehrweg Sonnblickkees - suspension bridge via Gletscherbach brook - about 20 min
Descent: after Steinmaenner towards Gletscherlehrweg Sonnblickkees - Rudolfshuette
about 30 min
Features: solid rock, small steps, crossways, pillars and crossings
Duration: 1.5 - 3.5 hours according to condition and ability

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Little Yosemite - Climbing Garden

Climbing garden (Hans-Gruber-Path) about 30min from Berghotel Rudolfshuette - well secured, ideal training area for kids and adults.
Levels of ability: III to upper VIII; suitable for all the family (tope-rope)

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Via Ferrata Kronprinz Rudolf

in the area of Rudolfshuette, Weissee-south bank/Medelz

  • Level of difficulty: A, B
  • Length: approx. 350 m
  • Elevation gain: approx. 150 m

Mainly walking passages, some easy passages where you need to climb, short passages to pass by rope gutter

Entry: walk along the marked way to Kalser Toerl (AV-Nr. 711)

Descent: follow the west direction to the trail Kalser Toerl and back again to your starting point or to Rudolfshuette

Characterisic: via ferrata for beginners, offering attractive passages

From a technically and  conditionally perspective very easy!

However, depending on weather conditions!

Means of escape available, descent without any special equipment possible (back to the trail)!

Needed time for via ferrata: approx. 1,5 hours (amble: max. 2,5 hours)

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Further informations: climbing in the Weissee Glacier World

Rudolfshütte Indoor Climbing Wall

Approx. 300m² climbing surface, height approx. 14m;
level of difficulty III - VIII, ideal training facility for adults and kids.


Mountainhotel Rudolfshuette
Phone: +43 6563/8221

Climbing length: ca. 250 m

characteristic: compact climbing (central gneiss) on cracks, intersections, slabs or steep wall climbing

protection: most of the routs with pitons also "clean" possible

From the: Rudolfshuette - Weissee dam - Hans Gruber way to the Hochfuerlegg - approx. 45 min. south wall/ approx. 30 min. south east edge

Boulder-hall Gletschersonne

Power - endurance - passion!

Approx 200 m² climbing surface, height approx 6 m, ideal boulder-facility for adults and kids, climbing boots- & gear rental, great course offer, open daily from 11am until 11pm (individual appointments on request)


Boulder-hall Gletschersonne
Tel. +43 664/13 13 666

Further climbing-possibilities:


  • Enzingerboden/Uttendorf   11 routes 4b - 7b+
  • Kitzsteinhorn/Kaprun   103 routes 3a - 7c+
  • Oberbach - Obersulzbachtal/Neukirchen   23 routes 5a - 8b
  • Falkensteinwand/Bruck   37 routes 2c - 7c+



  • Fuerlegg Pfeiler Weissee Glacier World   16 routes V - VII
  • Gr. Rettenstein/Neukirchen   14 routes III - VIII
  • Felbertal/Mittersill   5 routes VII - VIII+



  • Boulderpark Uttendorf 
  • Fusch/Ferleiten
  • Mittersill/Felbertal


Rock climbing area´s:

Here you will find lots more via ferrata routes and climbing centers!