Educational Via Ferrata Kreuzjoch A to D
A small „Alpine-Adventure-Park“ in the area „Kreuzjoch has been built to revival the cable-car business and for educational purpose.
A small “Alpine-Adventure park” in the area “Kreuzjoch” has been built to revival the cable-car business and for educational purpose, in there also has been built this short educational-via ferrata. Ideal for practice, introductory, and for fun – always having a beautiful panorama in front of you!
Difficulty: Easy to very difficult (up to variant)
Best season: June – October
Times/difference of height:
|Access||15 min.||70 Hm|
|Via ferrata||20-35 min.||80 Hm|
|Descent||35 min.||150 Hm|
|Total time||1,5 hrs.|
Equipment: Via ferrata set, helmet, mountain boots, safety-rope for children and inexperienced
Valley/ Information: Fulpmes in the Stubai valley, 937 m, Tel: +43(0)501881-0
Starting point: mountain station “Kreuzjoch” of the cable-car “Schlick 2000” (cable-car Kreuzjochbahn)
Arrival: From Innsbruck via Brenner motorway A13 or on the main road to junction Stubaital and Fulpmes. Through the village towards “Schlick2000” or “Kreuzjochbahn” to the valley station of the cableway. Train/Bus: main station Innsbruck and by bus to Fulpmes
Access: 15 min. from mountain station “Kreuzjoch” short way towards “Starkenburger Hütte”, then follow the path (educational path) on your left-hand side to signpost “Panorama-Klettersteig” and to the start of the first belays
Route/course: Along the belays (A/B) to the first tower of the ridge (B, back down), further on to 2nd ridge buildup (C). There are following two variants (“Flying Fox” doesn’t belong to the Fixed Rope Route!): On your left-hand side a little easier (C/D), on your right-hand side a steep upswing (D/E; can be avoided). From the last ridge-tower downwards into a meadow-saddle. There the belays of the exercise-Fixed-rope-route end and the “Panorama-Klettersteig” (which is not a fixed-rope-route any more as there are no belays available from here!) leads along the ridge into Sennjoch.
Descent: 35 min. from Sennjoch north-east below the ridge following the walking path back to Kreuzjoch