Ice climbing on icy waterfalls in Gastein valley.

Ice Climbing in the Gastein Valley

Ice climbing is a beautiful and challenging sport, requiring mental and physical strength. Gastein is one of the best places in Europe for ice climbing, whether for novices or pros. There is something for everyone here.

The Gastein Alpine Guides provide certified, experienced and passionate guides to provide our clients with solid training and unforgettable experiences.
Ice climbing equipment can be borrowed from us.

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Introductory Course

This course is for novices to learn about equipment and technique under ideal conditions. Everything about ice climbing – technology, equipment, technique and safety – is explained and practiced step-by-step. Our experienced guides will make your first climbs fascinating, unforgettable and safe.

Basic beginner ice climbing (half day)

  • Difficulty: 3 - 5
  • Price, 1 climber: 200 €
  • Price, 2 climbers: 115 € per climber
  • Price, 3 climbers: 80 € per climber
  • Price, 4 climbers: 75 € per climber

Ice climbing course (full day)

  • Difficulty: 3 - 5
  • Price, 1 climber: 350 €
  • Price, 2 climbers: 190 € per climber
  • Price, 3 climbers: 135 € per climber
  • Price, 4 climbers: 120 € per climber

Iceclimbing tours in the Gastein valley

Glaspalast

The Glaspalast (Glass Palace) is one of the great classics in the Gastein Valley. With a climb of 340 m, it is one of the longest climbs in the Valley. The climbing is spread over three levels, the last of which is certainly the most challenging.

  • Difficulty: WI 4+
  • Height: 340 m
  • Price: 400 € for 1 climber, 220 € per climber for 2 climbers

Spiegelkabinett

Ideal waterfall for ice climbing novices. Enthusiasts looking for an ice climbing adventure will have an unforgettable experience at the Spiegelkabinett

  • Difficulty: WI 3+
  • Height: 150 m
  • Price: 350 € for 1 climber, 190 € per climber for 2 climbers

Remember to E.M.

Ideal for ice climbing novices, with a steady degree of difficulty.

  • Difficulty: WI 3+
  • Height: 90 m
  • Price: 350 € for 1 climber, 190 € per climber for 2 climbers

Ruinenorgel

A beautiful classic in the Gastein Valley. For experienced climbers.

  • Difficulty: WI 5+
  • Height: 90 m
  • Price: 350 € for 1 climber, 190 € per climber for 2 climbers

Excalibur

An awesome climb at the base of Ortberg, usually with reliable conditions.

  • Difficulty: WI 4+
  • Height: 250 m
  • Price: 400 € for 1 climber, 220 € per climber for 2 climbers

Dreikönigsfall

Dieser markante Wasserfall über Böckstein bietet über 3 Seillängen eine sehr anspruchsvolle Kletterei.

  • Schwierigkeit: WI 4+
  • Routenlänge: 120 m
  • Preis: 350 € pro Person
  • Preis 2 Pers.: 190 € pro Person

Ice Climbing in the Gastein Ice Arena

In the farthest corner of the Gastein Valley, the Ice Arena has everything that makes an ice climber´s heart beat faster. Mordor, Supervisor, Federweiß, and more. All climbs in an impressive setting. From the novice to the professional ice climber, there is something for everyone here.

Federweiß

A popular waterfall with mostly good ice conditions in the impressive Ice Arena.

  • Difficulty: WI 4
  • Height: 180 m
  • Preis: 350 € for 1 climber; 190 € per climber for 2 climbers

A highlight of iceclimbing in the Gastein valley
- MORDOR -

One of the most impressive waterfalls in Austria. The classic in a breathtaking setting

  • Difficulty: WI 5
  • Height: 315 m
  • Price: 470 € for 1 climber; 270€ per climber for 2 climbers

Supervisor

A challenging classic, one of the top climbs in Austria.

  • Difficulty: WI 6
  • Height: 270 m
  • Price: 580 € for 1 climber