Via Ferrata Knorren Nadel

For those who want to get a taste of the vertical world, there are two via ferratas at the Knorren Climbing Area on Action Mountain Penken.
The Knorren Nadel Via Ferrata is suitable for beginners and starts at the foot of the Knorren Climbing Area. With its two rope bridges and the viewing platform on top of the Knorrennadel you should be prepared for a touch of vertigo.

In the lower third of the Knorren wall you find the Steinbock Via Ferrata, which is designed for more advanced climbers. After a steep start you are rewarded with impressive views of the Zillertal Alps.

The two via ferratas meet again half way up the Knorren and you have to choose which way you want to go to reach the top.

Facts
  • Please note that you must wear a helmet!
  • Via ferrata sets and helmets can be rented for free at the Funsportstation
  • Use of the via ferrata and the gear is at your own risk!
Knorren Nadel Via Ferrata:
  • Difficulty level A/B
  • duration of about 90 minutes
  • suitable for beginners
Steinbock Via Ferrata:
  • Difficulty level B/C (medium)
  • length of 180 meters
  • duration of about 45 minutes
  • 50 meters altitude difference
  • suitable for advanced climbers
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Difficulty A/B
Duration 1h 30min
Highest point 2081m
Exposition SE

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Weather forecast

Mayrhofen

Cloudy with sunny spells
Fairly sunny with scattered clouds. Showers will be possible towards evening.

min: 9 °C / max: 25 °C

Hippach

Sunny
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.

min: 9 °C / max: 25 °C

Ginzling

Cloudy with sunny spells
Starting fair, then increasing cloudiness and possibly showers towards evening.

min: 12 °C / max: 17 °C

Brandberg

Cloudy with sunny spells
Fairly sunny with scattered clouds. Showers will be possible towards evening.

min: 10 °C / max: 18 °C