The new ferrata on Ifinger peak dedicated to Heini Holzer
near the spectacular tourist destination of Schenna

The initiators

A joint effort and cooperation between the Tourist Association and Alpine Club Schenna meant work on the Heini Holzer via ferrata project could commence in May 2016.

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The construction

The Heini Holzer via ferrata was completed by four mountain guides in six weeks: Peter Vanzo, a mountain guide from Meran, coordinated the project.

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The inauguration

The inauguration of the climbing route at the Piffinger Köpfl Merano 2000 was basically a meeting of many old friends of Heini Holzer.

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Heini Holzer

the father of steep wall skiing undertook a
spectacular descent on the SW face of
the Kleine Ifinger peak.

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Technical data
suitable for experienced and adept climbing-enthusiast families


The 500 m long climb is perfectly secured with 1000 m of steel cable, and is rated at medium difficulty (A–B and in some places B/C).

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Access is gained from the top station of the Meran 2000 tram, from Gsteier and from the top station of the Taser tram.

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The via ferrata was constructed according to the latest standards. Only certified material was used.

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500 m
altitude difference

A – B – B/C
grade of difficulty

3-4 hours
climbing time

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