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Rock Climbing in Austria

Crisp crags and looming limestone walls lie at the heart of the winter Alps

The terrain of Austria is punctuated with wild rugged peaks of the Alps cloaked in snow. The quality rock, magnificent scenery, and frosty feel form the ideal cocktail for world-class ice climbing. Visit in the winter months for quality ice climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Austria

Dominated by the Alps, Austria is home to some wonderful climbing spots. When the weather dips and the water freezes, the landscape transforms. There are glacial walls, ice sheets and frozen falls. Whether it’s the western state Tyrol, the south-eastern state of Styria or the southernmost state of Carinthia, the wintry wonderland offers incredible opportunities to climb.


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Best time to visit

Visit in the winter months for quality ice climbing conditions

What's the weather like?

The Alps dominate much of the country, and so an alpine climate covers large and varied areas. The winter months are colder in the mountainous regions compared with the lowlands. And snow blankets the mountainside from around November to April

More info about Rock 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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