Climbing in the Brand valley

Climbing in the Brand valley: Indoor and outdoor climbing, climbing courses and climbing routes. The steep rock and the incredible summits tempt not only advanced and professional climbers but also children and beginners who would like to learn this wonderful sport in our climbing gardens, under the guidance of experienced mountain climbing teachers.

Indoor and outdoor climbing facilities:

Climbing garden in Brand
Climbing garden near the valley station of the Lünerseebahn; Grade IV – VI+
Climbing garden in Bürs
Climbing garden near the entrance to the Bürser Schlucht (gorge) (PES Members); Grade V – X+
Indoor Climbing in Brand
Brand Community Hall, simple climbing wall, T +43 5559 308
Indoor Climbing in Bludenz
VAL BLU Sports, indoor and outdoor climbing wall, T +43 5552 67929
ÖAV Boulder room, 200m² including beginners’ area and equipment hire, T +43 5552 62639

Indoor Climbing in Bürs:
KLIMMEREI Boulder GmbH, Qadrella 10, 6706 Bürs, T +43 5552 21 844
Boulder room, 550m²  including beginners’ area,

Climbing garden at Lünersee

Mountain guides and hiking guides

Whether for a climbing course or a guided tour in the alpine terrain, Alpin Live und Berg AKTIV are the specialists when it comes to climbing:

Alpin Live, T +43 664 3416243
Berg AKTIV Brandnertal, T +43 664 88511271

The Saulakopf via ferrata in Brand

The Saulakopf via ferrata was opened in June 2007.  It leads through the east wall and over the east ridge of the Saulakopf.  It has great views of the Lünersee, the Zimba and the entire Montafon valley.

Summit: Saulakopf, 2.517 m
Mountain range: Rätikon
Difficulty rating: B/C, a few points D and one point D/E
Starting point: about 1 1/4 hours from the Douglashütte or about 45 minutes from the Heinrich-Hueter-Hütte
Descent: south from the summit along the marked climb to Saulajoch and then onwards to the Lünersee station.
Climbing time: 2 hourse fro ascent and also descent
Equipment:  Helmet, harness with via ferrata set, gloves.
Best time of year: June to October