Length / Time
300 meters of difference in altitude on a 450 meter long climbing route. Climbing time: approx. 3 hours; 3,5 - 4 hours incl. descent.
SAFETY ON THE VIA FERRATA
The Austrian Alpine Club has published 10 recommendations for climbing on via ferratas in order to increase safety:
Passing Oetz , you follow the Ötztaler Bundesstraße towards Umhausen. At kilometre 14,3 turn left to Umhausen and then turn right to Niederthai. Follow the course of the road for approx. 500 meters. Parking is possible at the paid parking lot of the Ötzi Village / bathing lake.
From there you reach the access point of the via ferrata in 20 min.