For 100 years there has been walking path along side the Hausbach waterfall in Reit im Winkl in the Chiemgau. The walking path and fixed rope climbing path are both easy to reach from the town centre.
It was the first fixed rope climbing path in the Chiemgau and also the first safety approved path of its kind in Germany.
Length: 400 metres
Duration: In total 1hour 45 minutes
15 minutes to the start of the fixed ropes
1 hour on the fixed rope climbing path
30 minutes descent
Total climb: 100 metres
Difficulty grading: B + C medium to difficult
(for smaller climbers D – difficult to very difficult)
Parking: At the Festsaal in Reit im Winkl Tiroler Str. 37
From here it is a 15 minute walk to the start of the fixed rope path. The fixed rope path is located behind the church at Gruenbuehel next to the Barfusspark.
The fixed rope climbing path is accessible in spring, summer and autumn depending upon weather conditions.
Warning: The fixed rope path is located close to a waterfall, therefore climbers will encounter wet conditions along the path in the period following rainfall. Climbing in wet conditions is not recommended.
- The fixed rope path is only to be used with the correct climbing equipment and helmets (gloves are also recommended).
- Rental equipment is available from Sport Dorner on Tiroler Str. 9-11 Tel +49 (8640)798688
- SAYAQ Adventures GmbH
Registration: In the Intersport Skihuette in Reit im Winkl
Tel: +49 8640 7969290 or +49 8641 6997447
- Hans Wolfenstetter
Tel: +49 176 64137094
More Fixed Rope Climbing Paths:
The region around Reit im Winkl has several fixed rope paths of all difficulty levels in Bavaria, Tirol and Salzburg.