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Wildspitzbahn

New Wildspitzbahn

Tirol's new Peak Highlight

At Pitztal Glacier you'll find Austria's highest mountain gondola - Wildspitzbahn and scenic Cafe 3.440.

Comfortable - Fast - Outstanding -      Stunning Panorama

Austria's highest mountain gondola, built by Doppelmayr, promises a spectacular ride in comfortable cabins equipped with heated seats. In only 6 minutes you'll reach the peak of Hinterer Brunnenkogel. The new Wildspitzbahn mountain gondola and Cafe 3,440 boast really outstanding architectural features plus awesome panoramic views from the top station. What's best, Café 3.440 offers Austria's highest coffee specialties coupled with unique vistas of the nearby glacier world - including also 3,774 m high Wildspitze summit.

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Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier
Panorama of Wildspitzbahn Gondola and Wildspitze Peak at Pitztal Glacier

Technical Details

The Wildspitzbahn gondola ranks among the undisputed masterpieces from a technical and architectural point of view. Take a quick look at the most important highlights of Austria's highest mountain lift.

  • Wildspitzbahn is a top modern detachable mono-rope mountain gondola
  • Transverse length: 2,008 m
  • Difference in altitude: 591 m
  • Wildspitzbahn's hourly capacity for one riding direction: 2,185 P/h
  • Maximum speed: 6 m/s = 21.6 km/h
  • Average riding time: 5.67 min
  • Wildspitzbahn is supported by 14 lift towers and a total of 240 cable pulleys
  • Total length of pulling cable: 4.2 km / diameter: 54 mm / weight 44,068.5 kg
  • 61 Doppelmayr gondola cabins for 8 persons each, equipped with heated seats 

Project Partner Companies

The Wildspitzbahn and Café 3.440 projects were put into practice by Pitztaler Gletscherbahn in cooperation with Doppelmayr Seilbahnen, Melzer & Hopfner Ingenieure, Hoch-Tief-Bau Imst, Siemens and Teufelberger. The Baumschlager Hutter Partners architect's office has designed the unique architecture of the new Wildspitzbahn
 

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