The summer cable car of Galtür takes you all the way to the top – right into the heart of the impressive mountain world. With the Alpkogelbahn cable car, it’s easy to experience great heights and unique mountain adventures. The cable car ride up to 1.974 metres above sea level is a highlight in itself, offering unrivalled views of the Paznaun hiking paradise. Once you’re at the top, you’re in for a dose of pure mountain relaxation!
Weekend operation 23 - 25 June 2023
30 June – 08 Ocotber 2023
09:00 am – 12:30 pm (last ascentup 12:25 pm)
01:00 pm – 04:45 pm (last descent 04:40 pm)
Fun and games await little vacationers in the mountain world at Silvapark Galtür. On the "hunter's trail" you will learn all kinds of exciting things about the alpine animals. And if you listen carefully, you can hear the whistling of the marmots during the exploration tour through the mountains.
Adventure guaranteed! In the "dwarf world", the little ones are really big: Why can the ibex climb so well? Where does the fox hide in winter? And how far can an eagle fly? On the hunter's path you follow the tracks of the local animals.
Start: mountain station | Finish: Kops reservoir
Duration: approx. 1.5 h | Altitude difference: 174 m | suitable for prams
There is a lot to discover on a treasure hunt in the Silvapark! Get to know GPS devices and find your way through the mountain world using coordinates. Fun for the whole family! GPS devices for hire and the starting coordinates are available at the valley station.
Have you always wanted to climb up the wall like Spiderman? In the bouldering park for kids you can! When bouldering, you climb without rope at jumping height and are secured by crash pads (thick foam mats). How high can you climb?
Numerous paths lead through the mountain world and on the via ferrata you will get to know nature from a whole new side. In addition to climbing equipment, an experienced partner is necessary for this. Beginners can use the services of experienced mountain guides in Galtür. This way, the excursion into the mountains remains safe. Valley lovers also get their money's worth: Austria's largest natural stone climbing wall is located at the back of the Alpinarium Galtür.
The via ferrata Little Ballun is the latest addition in Galtür and is already suitable for children from about 8 years old. The entrance to the via ferrata can be reached in a few minutes from the mountain station of the Birkhahn cable car. The via ferrata is perfectly secured - but you still need to bring the necessary via ferrata equipment (via ferrata set, helmet, gloves, solid shoes).
The via ferrata Silvapark is an exciting challenge. The starting point for the via ferrata is the mountain station, after which you can follow the signs. The primeval rock via ferrata is classified as medium to difficult. The via ferrata leads climbers through a north face to the summit, where there is an impressive view of the glacier world of the Silvretta and the Rätikon.
The climbing tour leads along the northeast face or the northeast flank. The starting point of the tour is at the mountain station, then you can follow the signs. The climbing tour on the Ballunspitze is a day tour, the via ferrata has difficulty level III - IV. For support from our experienced mountain guides, contact the Galtür mountain guide office.
More climbing fun is not possible! In bouldering, daredevils find their way on the rock without a rope and at jumping height. The climbers are secured thanks to the crash pads. In the bouldering area Silvapark there are over 160 possible routes in 8 sectors. There are routes suitable for beginners as well as for professionals. A special feature is the "Anam Cara": with a difficulty level of 8c, climbing freaks can try their hand at one of the most difficult bouldering routes in the world.
Hiking is not only a great way to keep fit, but also to get away from it all and enjoy the beauty of the alpine mountains. Here you can recharge your batteries and discover small and large natural beauties around every bend in the trail. Get involved in the Silvapark mountain experience! Our hiking and mountain guides will guide you safely through the Alps, showing you the most beautiful places in Galtür on easy and challenging routes.
Along the marked trail in the direction of Kopsstausee and Breitspitze. From the marked path junction, follow the trail to below the rocks and along the climbing tracks. Some places are secured with tread plates and handholds. The cross on the summit can only be reached by climbing (summit book under the rock of the cross - stow away well again). Return either as on the way there or by descending the scree gully northwest to the Kops reservoir.
Walking time: day hike
Starting point: mountain station
Description: only with mountain guide