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Mountain Climbing in Austria

Conquer the picturesque alpine scenery of rugged and rocky Austria

Mountain climbing in the heart of the Alps rewards you with an endless supply of mountains inhabiting land-locked Austria. This presents climbers with an incredible range of routes to ascend. Along the way you’ll find inspiration from the surrounding views of snow-blanked summits, restful great lakes, and the serene atmosphere. Visit in the milder months between June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Austria

The collection of mountains that populate Austria present wonderful climbing opportunities for all levels. Whether you’re a first-timer, an intermediate, or a seasoned climber, there are routes that suit everyone. Although the majority of climbs are suited for either intermediates or seasoned climbers, there are pockets of routes ideal for beginners. The Austrian Alps provides something for everyone.


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Best time to visit

Visit in the milder months between June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions

What's the weather like?

An alpine climate dominates the country, given its largely mountainous terrain, and receives relatively high temperatures in the summer, averaging in the mid-20s

More info about Mountain Climbing in Austria:

The landlocked country of Austria lies in central Europe and is part of the European Union. It is bordered by Italy and Slovenia to the south, Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and Czech Republic to the north, and Hungary and Slovakia to the east. Mountains largely dominate the territory within its borders, which is host to parts of the Central Eastern Alps, Northern Limestone Alps, and the Southern Limestone Alps

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