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Mountain Climbing in the Ötztal

Otztal features quintessential Austrian alpine scenery, with epic mountains towering over lush green hills and valleys. Mountain climbing here is a joy and a thrill.

Otztal contains some of the most glorious landscape, scenery and terrain in Austria, with dramatic valleys, lakes, rivers and hills stretching on for miles. The mighty and majestic Wildspitze (3,770m) looms large above it all. Mountain climbing here is challenging and rewarding, with Wildspitze being the most common mountain to tackle. Take a pick from our selection of mountain climbing trips in Otztal, here at Explore-Share!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Ötztal

The mountain of Wildspitze, standing at 3,770m and the second-highest mountain in Austria, is the jewel in the crown of mountain climbing in Otztal. Every year, many mountain climbing enthusiasts tackle the summit, as its world-class reputation, challenging yet doable route, and inspiring views out over the alps from the peak, ensure it is a true bucket-list item for many mountain climbers.


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How to get there

Fly to Innsbruck, from which it is a 50km train, bus or car to Otztal


Pleasantly warm in Summer, with temperatures ranging from 10-20 degrees celsius most days

Best time to visit

May-September, when the weather is warmest and conditions are most conducive to mountain climbing

More info about Mountain Climbing in Ötztal:

Some of the mountain climbing can be quite challenging, so make sure you are in good physical shape and have prior mountain climbing experience. The weather further up the mountains can get extremely cold, so please pack and wear appropriate clothing to prepare for this

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