Climbing

Your outdoor summer vacation is almost here and you can't wait to simply climb, climb, and climb some more? The alpine landscape around our apartments offers a wide choice of climbing trails. From climbing gardens to adventurous via ferratas, beginners and advanced climbers alike will find their perfect spot. Here are a few impressions of what we offer in Nauders.

The Climbing Garden Nauders

Discover the climbing garden Nauders on up to 50 trails with difficulty levels ranging from 1 to 7a. Right opposite the picturesque fort Nauders, climbing enthusiasts of every age and skill level will find attractive vertical routes. With this wide range of possibilities, the climbing garden is the perfect choice for families. The mix of trails suitable for beginners and more challenging routes will ensure great experiences for young and old alike. Thanks to the Summercard you can even enjoy the way up to the climbing garden for free.

Climbing Garden Pflanzgarten

This cozy climbing garden is the perfect place for beginners. You can climb an almost vertical wall where you can easily find a grip. This is the ideal place for hot summer days thanks to the surrounding trees that provide shade.

The little climbing garden is easy to find: from Norbertshöhe you go via Mösle right into Pflanzgarten. The entire route is accessible by car via hiking trail #5. The rock is on the right side of the path and is a real eye catcher.

Klettersteig Goldweg

This route is one of the Nauders classics. A path, varying in steepness, leads up to the summit Bergkastelspitze. Thanks to its maximum height (almost 3,000 m) it can be classified as a “high-alpine via ferrata”. Therefore, only experienced climbers with suitable equipment should embark on this ferrata.

The starting point is the summit station of the Bergkastel gondola at 2,200 m. You will access the via ferrata from hiking trail #33, in the direction of “Bergstation Goldseelift”. Then follow the marked path to the northeastern side of the mountain Bergkastelspitze (about 1 h). The wire rope leading up to the north ridge is absolutely vertical in parts. From the north ridge 500 m remain up to the summit Bergkastelspitze (2,912 m, climbing time about 2 h). You descend via the steep plates on the eastern side of the trail down to the lakes “Goldseen”, following trail #20 to the gondola (walking time about 2 h).

Via Ferrata Tirolerweg

On this summit (almost 3,000 m) you will enjoy a spectacular view of the mighty mountain Ortler. The Tirolerweg (Tyrolean path) is more homogeneous than the neighboring Goldweg but also contains a few difficult parts. The climb down is well-secured. Although the route is located near the gondola, it should only be accessed during stable weather conditions due to its high position.

Located on the northern side and due to the altitude of almost 3,000 m, this via ferrata can be considered as “high-alpine” and is ideal for skilled climbers with the right equipment.

You access the via ferrata at “Zirmbahn” on Bergkastel. The path leads past the summit station to the summit station of the small gondola right behind it. From there, follow the marked path along to the ridge of “Goaßloch”. This is where you will find the wire rope and the access point. The Tirolerweg is perfect for a diverse climbing tour at a high altitude – in parts it’s absolutely vertical, and leads up to the summit (2,982). Climbing time: about 2,5 h.The descent starts at the wire rope on the summit wall heading west over the ridge down the second wind gap (the end of the rope), then in northwards over the cirque to the marked access point and up the ascending path back to the gondola (walking time: about 2.5 h).