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Mountain Climbing in the Ötztal: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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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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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Austria

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Austria?

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.

Why should I choose Austria for my Mountain Climbing adventure?


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.

Lovely Scenery

The scenery of Otztal and its surrounds is as postcard-pretty and quintessentially Austrian as one could hope for. The lush alpine forests, hills, lakes and rivers are spectacularly easy on the eye, making for beautiful views from the surrounding mountains.

Traditional Way of Life

Otztal contains several small villages and communities that continue to live a very laid-back, rural and traditional way of Austrian life. These villages dot the countryside, with gorgeous, quaint and rustique architecture, to add to the prettiness of the overall area.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Austria?

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

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How can I get to Austria?

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

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When is the best time to travel to Austria for Mountain Climbing?

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

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