Fernau Express D to E

Since July 2008 the Stubai valley has a via ferrata of modern construction, the Fernau Express does definitely count to one of the most ambitious via ferrata of the Alps.

The experienced climber of via ferrata who has an outlook for handholds and steps and occasionally wants to flex one’s muscles, will get one’s money worth on the Fernau Express, furthermore he will find moments to enjoy the marvelous view to the glacier.

Very useful in addition to the via ferrata security equipment are climbing shoes and a security rope for lower experienced hikers. For beginners may not overbalance the joyful moments on this route.

Difficulty: D to E

Enormously difficult via ferrata which extremely difficult passages also demands a great deal of the hiker because of barely available resting points.

Starting point: Mid-station of the Stubai Glacier cableways approx. 2290 m

Duration / Difference in high-altitude

Access 15 min.  
Fixed rope route 1h 30 min. 160 Hm
Descend 45 min. 340 Hm


Topo Fernau Express


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