If you want to learn how to climb on frozen ice, there are mountain guides in the Ötztal as well as the ice climbing festival in Längenfeld, which was launched in 2020.
Here, beginners are shown how to get started on the ice by professionals. The meeting point is at the ice climbing park in Oberried near Längenfeld.
Since 2020, the hamlet of Oberried near Längenfeld has offered the possibility of ice climbing at night.
While the cross-country skiers make their rounds on the night trail, they climb up the waterfall, which is illuminated with spotlights:
MÜRBIHL icefall (short icefall in the Ötztal climbing park, illuminated daily from 17:00 - 21:00).
Difficulty WI 4+ / 2 pitches / orientation northeast
Abseiling over an icefall guarantees unforgettable impressions. In the Ötztal valley there are almost 40 ice climbing routes for every climbing level. Below are 4 of the most popular ice climbing areas:
Further information can be found on the following websites: