For the time being the Austrian part of this website is
limited to the six toughest climbs from the Ötztal.
This includes the Ötztaler Gletscherstrasse,
until today (2015) the hardest climb of this website
and hence harder than the
Mont Ventoux and the
The ascents from the Ötztal to the Kühtaisattel and the Timmelsjoch
are also substantial.
They are, for example, both harder than the classic climb to Alpe d'Huez.
A disadvantage of the Ötztal is the heavy traffic
on the main road through the valley.
In some parts there are quieter alternatives.
of the climbs