St. Georg zum See


Climbing at Lake “Achensee”

The “Rofan” and “Karwendel” mountain ranges have been popular destinations among climbers for a long time. The services, facilities and climbing sites are indeed fabulous. In the mountains overlooking Lake “Achensee”, you will find innumerable places to suit all climbers, including both classic climbing sites and newly arranged, contemporary via ferrata.  


In the “Rofan” mountains, you can climb up rock faces with a height of up to 400 metres, for example, the north face of “Rosskopf” mountain and “Seekarlspitze”. The “Karwendel” mountain range offers various Alpine routes, such as the via ferrata across “Brudertunnel”.


Read more about climbing on the shore of Lake “Achensee”.

Climbing sites in the “Rofan” Mountains

› Suitable sites for beginners and families:  Mauritzalm | Grubastiege | Grubaplatte | Platzl
› Climbing parks: Grauwand | Bärenkopf | Chalet
› Challenging climbing sites: Haidachstellwand | Klobenjoch | Rotspitz | Hochissplatte

Climbing sites in the “Karwendel” Mountains

› Challenging climbing sites: Lamsenspitze | Lamsenhüttenturm | Rotwandlspitze | Mitterkarlspitze | Elfenbeinpfeiler
› Climbing park: Gramai

About 250 challenging climbing routes - Eight via ferrata and a tree top adventure trail

In the updated climbing folder, you find all information about climbing opportunities in the local area.

Our hotel prides itself on having been awarded the “Climber-friendly Hotel” label by the “Tirol Werbung” Marketing Agency.

Information & Tips

Guided Mountain and Climbing Tours

The “Karwendel” and “Rofan” mountain ranges offer a wide variety of interesting climbing routes in a spectacular scenery for both beginners and proficient climbers. We recommend you get in touch with our partner business “Bergsport Achensee” to hire a knowledgeable and professional mountain guide for your unforgettable climbing experience.

Climbing gear

If you are in the mood for a spontaneous climbing tour, but have not with you  climbing gear, do not worry. Our partner “Wörndle” Sports Shop provides a wide range of services and climbing gear hire, including slings, helmets and harnesses. Book your equipment now.

Emergency App of the Tyrolean Mountain Rescue Service

The emergency app of the “Bergrettung Tirol” mountain rescue service is available free of charge for smartphones fitted with the iOS or Android operating systems.

Interactive Climbing Map

Enjoy exciting climbing experiences. View our interactive climbing map to get further information about the climbing routesClick here for the map.

Climbing Events

“Via Ferrata Camp”

» “Via Ferrata Camp” on the shore of Lake “Achensee”. Our 4 star St. Georg zum See Hotel is an official “Base Camp” and a great starting point for this amazing climbing experience along breathtaking via ferrata. Experienced mountain guides (Salewa) lead both beginners and advanced climbers through the fabulous mountains and provide instruction for climbing tours in the mountains regarding the planning, technique, gear and safety. » Enquiry and Booking    

“Via Ferrata” Camp 2020

3 nights from € 519 per person
(available from 08.-11.06. or 18.-21.06.2020)

1 Round trip with “Rofanseilbahn” cable car, climbing gear hire, climbing courses, guided tours and exciting training programme, ...

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Mountains are calling, 3 nights

3 nights incl. halfboard
available from 07.06.-27.10.2019

incl. tyrolean stone oil bath & partial body massage 

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