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The highline 179 – the Longest Tibet-style Pedestrian Suspension Bridge in the World

A genuine highlight in the mountains near Reutte in Tyrol

Highline suspension bridge with views over Tyrol
The longest pedestrian bridge in Tyrol

On a summer holiday in the Zugspitz Arena in Tyrol you can expect to find a varied programme of events. In addition to their sports challenges the Tyrolean mountains also offer numerous attractive sights and tourist attractions, such as the highline 179.

Daring visitors have been able to put their nerves to the test on the highline 179 since 2014. The suspension bridge traverses the valley and the B179 Fern Pass at a breathtaking height, connecting the ruins of Ehrenberg with Fort Claudia. Experience the "view with a kick"!

Facts and figures on a unique world record in Tyrol

Since the end of 2014, the highline 179 has carried the official title of the longest Tibet-style pedestrian suspension bridge in the world.





Technical details of the longest pedestrian suspension bridge:

  • Height of bridge: 114.60 metres
  • Length of bridge: 406 metres
  • Width of the walkway: 1.2 metres
  • Bridge carried by: 4 carrier cables, each with a diameter of 60 millimetres
  • Safety: 8 rock bolts situated in the ground every 17 metres
  • Actual weight: 70 tonnes
  • Bridge load: max. 500 people

Opening hours and ticket information

This breathtaking bridge is open to visitors daily from 8:00 until 22:00 hrs. Reduced-price tickets are available for children, families and groups at the Ehrenberg ticket centre beneath the bridge. The ticket machines adjacent to the bridge gates only vend full price tickets and only accept cash.

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Summer holiday in the Tyrolean mountains - sport, nature and action for the whole family

Plan your summer holiday with views of the Zugspitze. Around our Loisach there are limitless opportunities for sports activities as well as any number of attractions and sights to discover. The world record breaking highline 179, for example, is just 15 kilometres away from your holiday hotel, and easily accessibly by bike or car. You can also combine your excursion to the bridge with a visit to the Ehrenberg Castle Ensemble - a unique experience for the whole family.

Hillo and Karl Rieder, your sports-loving hosts at the Hotel Loisach in Lermoos, will be pleased to assist you with their advice and tips for your activities in the Zugspitze region! Find out about the summer packages at the Loisach now, or send us your non-binding booking enquiry and look forward to a varied stay in the Tyrolean Alps. We are looking forward to your visit.

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