Zimba 2,643 m

The climbing mountain for the truly daring

12.06. - 11.10.2019 | we / fr

Heinrich Hueter Chalet at 1,766 m | Rellstal/Rätikon | 6773 Vandans

A real challenge in the Rätikon is the ascent of Zimba. The 2,643 metre-high mountain has fascinated mountaineers for generations. Zimba is also often described as the Montafon’s Matterhorn because of its unusual shape. There is no hiking trail or via ferrata up to the summit, and it takes courage, freedom from vertigo and fitness to conquer the demanding rock tour with degree of difficulty III.

The route leads from the Heinrich Hueter Chalet, at 1,766 metres, up to the Zimba col (2,387 metres). From there, it leads along the western ridge to the summit cross. But all the effort is amply rewarded with a fantastic view for everyone who pushes themselves to their limits. You can test your limits with the assistance of an experienced Montafon mountain guide.

7 September 1848 has special significance in mountaineering terms: on that day, Anton Neyer from Bludenz – known as “Bücheltonis Toni” – climbed Zimba for the first time. Next year, the early Alpine feat will celebrate its 170th anniversary.

General information

Meeting place

Heinrich Hueter-Hütte

Duration
  • approx. 5–7 hours
  • Walking time (without breaks): depends on the conditions of the selected route and/or start and destination points.
Vertical metres

approx. 900 vm

Registration

until 2 days before the tour

Price

190,00 € per person (price applies for 3 or more participants)

services included

  • Guide
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Overnight stay in a hut
  • Bring a rucksack with snacks/food and/or drinks as well as rain and sun protection
  • Good mountain boots and mountain clothing, Hat, gloves and mountain-worthy clothing.

Heinrich Hueter Hütte

  • We recommend you to reserve a room in the hut early
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Up to 8 days prior to departure there are no cancellation costs for you.

Detailed information about the cancellation conditions can be found on the homepage of the Montafon mountain guides.

Only cash payment possible (appropriate amount)

  • The tour is also possible for an extra charge with a smaller number of participants.
  • On request the tour can also be booked on another day. Please get in touch with the Montafon mountain guides.
  • Dogs are not allowed on this tour.

The application is binding. If you are still unable to participate at any time, please do not hesitate to contact Montafon Tourismus, tel. +43 50 6686 or info@montafon.at, so that another guest can take your place.

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Heinrich Hueter Chalet at 1,766 m | Rellstal/Rätikon | 6773 Vandans

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