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Description 

Austria is located in central Europe. The capital is Vienna. Much of the country is mountainous due to the presence of the Alps.

The official language is German and the currency used is the Euro.


Getting There 

Austria is in the Schengen Agreement so traveling from another European Union country is quite easy. The roads are excellent.


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Featured Route For Austria
The start of Papilion.

Pappilion 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : Austria : ... : Burschlwand
Starts up Oberländer HG Tour for the first two pitches then branches off to go straight up the face. The climb is well protected and has new stainless steel bolts or glue-ins with each belay stance protected with a modern multi-pitch three-bolt anchor with chain.1st pitch: 5.10a, 65 ft. Follow the bolts up the well featured, slabby rock. The route heads a bit left in the middle, then continues up to the anchor.2nd pitch: 5.8, 100 ft. Continue straight up from here past a small tree to reach the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By trese
From: Boulder and Innsbruck, Austria
Jun 19, 2013

Good resources for climbing in Austria are the following pages:

www.bergsteigen.com/

For Tyrol-region: www.climbers-paradise.com/klettern/sportklettern/

Current conditions: www.alpenvereinaktiv.com/en/conditions/#zc=7,12.04763,47.925>>>