Put your climbing skills to the final test in Niederthai in Ötztal by getting on top of the “Le miracle”, one of the most challenging climbing routes in Tyrol.
Niederthai im Ötztal is one of the few granite climbing areas in Tyrol. The huge rock known as “Minas Tirith & Glatteis” is located in a cauldron-like arena with an area of sparse forest at 1,500 metres above sea level. The best time for rock climbing is between spring and autumn. All of the most interesting routes are relatively hard. Possibly the most challenging pitch is “Le Miracle”, with the grade of 7b which was first climbed in 1993 and is a must for climbers visiting this climbing park.
Find detailed information about “Le Miracle” climbing opportunity here: https://www.tyrol.com/things-to-do/sports/climbing/greatlines/a-le-miracle
“For me personally one of the best rock climbing routes in Tirol. A challenging, long pitch along an impressive vertical crack. Definitely a route that catches your eye!“
B.Z., professional climber
From Oetz, drive into the valley as far as Umhausen. Here there is a road which turns off to the left towards Niederthai. Continue past the swimming lake, along a few switchback corners until, after around 5km, you reach a car park on a left-hand turn in the road.
From the car park follow the walking path towards “Wiesle”. After around 15 minutes you will reach the first routes in the climbing area.
Facts & Figures Le Miracle climbing route:
✓ Starting point: Niederthai near Umhausen (Ötztal)