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Climbing in the Region Seefeld

Climbing in the Region Seefeld

Climbing Area Hinterreintalschrofen

At 2250 metres above sea level, above the Rotmoosalm in the Wetterstein mountains, lies the alpine and newly renovated climbing area Hinterreintalschrofen Südwand. Experienced climbers will find a total of 7 routes here – both sport climbing routes and multi-pitch routes – in the fifth and sixth degree of difficulty in the typical Wetterstein limestone.

The climbing area Hinterreintalschrofen Südwand was newly renovated in spring 2022. It is absolutely necessary to bring along complete alpine equipment (helmet, abseiling devices, mobile belay devices, half rope for multi-pitch routes, etc.) as well as alpine climbing experience.

The location far above the Gaistal near Leutasch could hardly be more spectacular and the Rotmoosalm (2030m) is the perfect base for this: before climbing you can enjoy a second breakfast and at the end of the day a well-deserved stop for homemade dumplings, Kaiserschmarrn and more awaits you in the sunset with the warmest hospitality of the hosts Eva and Florian. The Alm is also the ideal base for multi-day climbing adventures in the Wetterstein Mountains, as the legendary alpine climbing area Schüsselkar is only about 1.5 hours away.

The approach to the climbing area Hinterreintalschrofen Südwand is on foot from the car park in Gaistal via Hämmermoosalm to Rotmoosalm in about 2 to 3 hours. It is easier with an e-bike; here you ride via the Gaistalalm in about 1.5 hours. From the Rotmoosalm you can walk for about 20 to 30 minutes to the start of the routes.


Despite careful renovation and regular maintenance, high alpine dangers such as falling rocks etc. can never be ruled out. Use of the climbing area is at your own risk and responsibility. Climbing requires the correct handling of climbing equipment and the various rope, belay and climbing techniques as well as correct tour planning and route selection

Climbing area / Name: Hinterreintalschrofen Südwand

Base: Rotmoosalm (2030m)

How to get there:
By public transport: By train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen or the Inntal valley to Seefeld. Continue with Regionsbus 430 to the Salzbach car park.
By car: Travel to Leutasch via Telfs, Mittenwald or Seefeld to the Salzbach car park at the entrance to the Gaistal. Parking: Salzbach car park (P3-5) in the Gaistal – subject to charge

Rock: limestone

Wall character: Alpine wall with typical Wetterstein limestone

Climbing time: May to October

Exposure: South

Altitude: approx. 2250m

Description: The climbing area Hinterreintalschrofen is a very alpine area. It was newly renovated in spring 2022, but it is still essential to bring complete alpine equipment (helmet, abseiling equipment, mobile belay devices, half rope for multi-pitch climbs, etc.) as well as alpine climbing experience!

On foot: The starting point is the car park at the Salzbach (P3-5) at the entrance to the Gaistal. From the car park walk to the Hämmermoosalm and then continue along the path to the Rotmoosalm (approx. 1.5 to 2 hours). From the Rotmoosalm you walk for about 20 to 30 minutes to the start of the routes.
By bike: The starting point is the car park at the Salzbach (P3-5) at the entrance to the Gaistal. From here you cycle on flat forest paths along the Leutascher Ache to the Gaistalalm and then on steeper paths to the Rotmoosalm. The bikes are deposited at the alpine pasture, the walk to the entrance on the wall takes about 20 to 30 minutes.

Biketour Nr. 553 Gaistal-Rotmoosalm


Mountainbike tour

Start Point: Leutasch Gaistal parking Salzbach (P5)

End Point: Rotmoosalm

11,20 km

860 hm

30 hm

2030 m

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