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Climbing paradise since 2019

Climbing paradise since 2019

Sonnenplatten Scharnitz

Right in front of the entrance to the Karwendel mountains, in Scharnitz, a completely new and impressive climbing area was created near the new Scharnitz bypass. The project was realized together with Heinz Zak, the municipality of Scharnitz and the Seefeld Tourism Association.

Heinz Zak, one of Austria's best-known extreme climbers, has renovated the old routes in the recent months and brought them up to the latest safety standards. In addition, new routes have been set up, so that now a total of 51 routes in the limestone rock of the Wetterstein mountains and in moderate degrees of difficulty (3 to 7) are waiting for beginners and families.

A chill area with tables, benches, slacklines and a fountain for refreshment and relaxation has also been created. A high-quality toilet facility and numerous parking spaces in the immediate proximity round off the climbing area "Sonnenplatten Scharnitz". Put on your climbing shoes and harness, strap on your chalk bag and off you go! Find your favourite routes with difficulty levels from 3 to 7.

Climbing in the Region Seefeld

This is what characterizes the climbing garden:

  • Suitable for children, families and sports climbers
  • Around 50 routes in levels of difficulty from 3 to 7
  • Chill-Area with tables, benches, slack lines and fountain
  • Short-stay car park P8 and toilet facilities in the immediate vicinity.You can find more parking spaces in the vicinity HERE

PRESS RELEASE, September 2019

Climbing with a difference
Relaxed climbing with excellent protection in grippy limestone, chill area included: this is what the new climbing garden "Sonnenplatten Scharnitz" promises. The local extreme mountaineer Heinz Zak has renovated the 51 routes from the third to the seventh degree of difficulty as well as opening up new routes; on 6 September, the joint project of the municipality of Scharnitz, the Seefeld Tourism Association and Heinz Zak was officially opened.
Heinz Zak is one of Austria's best-known extreme climbers. In addition to his fascination for climbing, he also has a passion for photography and is also a pioneer in slacklining. On his countless mountain adventures around the world, Zak always appreciates returning to his ...