Reinhard Schiestl via ferrata
in Laengenfeld in the Oetztal - Tyrol
Follow the footsteps of Reinhard Schiestl over the Burgsteinwand
In comparison to the moderate via ferrata on the Lehner waterfall, the jubilee via ferrata Reinhard Schiestl is a little bit more difficult and requires a considerable degree of strength.
Climbing length: 300 m, 200 m altitude difference. The via ferrata leads nearly vertical, but throughout safeguarded by wire, cramps and step-holders. The exit is at the mountain meadows of Burgstein, where you have an amazing view over the Stubaier and the Oetztaler Alps.
Profitable: on the exit there are several rest stops which invite to rest and refreshment.
Via ferrata course
A small overhang just on the access wall makes you sweat and is stated with C/D. Further course in difficulty level B/C with partially steep walls, a crossway B and a scarp D. Three resting places were arranged across the length of the via ferrata.
Via ferrata facts
200 m altitude difference
2,5 – 3 hours descent included
On the south end of Laengenfeld near the road sign Astlehn (parking sign is visible from the main road, ascent – ca. 5 minutes
Along the marked way in direction Laengenfeld, then back to Astlehn. Walking time: ca. 45 minutes.