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South Tyrol is a paradise for climbing fans. Many wonderful via ferratas and climbing gardens covering all degrees of difficulty await beginners and climbing professionals. It is possible to train here almost all year round thanks to the mild climate in the Merano region.

Information about your climbing holiday in Schenna


Juval climbing garden – Naturns

The Juval climbing garden in Naturns boasts ten routes up to 5a, 19 routes up to 6a, 43 routes up to 6b, 23 routes up to 7b as well as eleven routes up to 8a, thus offering many possibilities for climbing fans with different climbing abilities.


Heini Holzer via ferrata

The Heini Holzer via ferrata at the Merano 2000 skiing and hiking resort guarantees adventure for both young and old climbers alike. The ascent (perfectly secured with steel ropes) is of medium difficulty (A – B – B/C) and the last part of the via ferrata, the so-called Engelskante, constitutes a very impressive rocky passage.

Climbing equipment - harness, via ferrata set and helmet – is a requirement and can be rented on site.

  • Track length: 1 km
  • Elevation gain: 550 m
  • Degree of difficulty: medium, level A-B with sections B/C
  • Time required for ascent: 3–4 hours
  • Time required for descent: 1,5 hours