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Via Ferrata

Each of our resorts have excellent Via Ferrata climbing routes. It is one of our most popular add-on activities, but because the Via Ferrata in Val D’Isere is so famous - we have included it for FREE in our Val D’Isere Active Packs, for 2020*. 

Via Ferrata is a variation on rock climbing over natural rock faces - following pre-laid routes, (wires, pegs, ladders, ropes) so that no special skills are required. Whichever resort you try it in, you are sure you enjoy this incredible way of seeing the real mountain terrain; and your instructor-and-guide will have you awe-struck with the sheer beauty of the scenery. *Free to all guests who have booked after February 2020.
  • Suits all fitness levels
  • Run time: half a day
  • For age 8-10 yrs+
  • Available in all resorts - Free in Val d'Isere
Other Facts
  • Sessions from €58
  • Low to medium difficulty
  • Run by an instructor & guide
  • All transport included

What are Via Ferrata?

Via Ferrata are protected climbing routes with fixed climbing aids (ladders, rungs, wire ropes) which mostly consist of rope assisted walks and easy to moderate climbs which do not require any special climbing skills, thus giving everyone an opportunity to move through spectacularly exposed alpine scenery with the minimum of equipment. Via Ferrata are suitable for all ages and abilities from 8-10 years and up.

The low down

Run by a specialist climbing school, your instructor and guide will transport you the short distance to the location or start point. It is a great half-day excursion and offers a unique way of seeing the mountains. We like to run the activity with other Alpine Elements guests which make for sociable groups of 8 to 12 people.

Via Ferrata are very enjoyable and a popular activity. Think of them as mountain rambles, walks and climbs which do not require any special climbing skills - giving everyone an opportunity to move through spectacular, exposed alpine scenery with minimal equipment and stunning scenery. They’re very sociable and guaranteed to raise the level of chat in our hotel bars afterwards.

Over 80 Activities To Try!

Our Holidays come with more free-and-inclusive activities than you can shake a kayak paddle at! What’s more – we’ve picked the best ones and packaged them up in our Active Pack - which is a free package of activities (worth up to £355) offered to all guests staying in our chalets and hotels

If you have any energy left, you can try additional activities in resort and our Active reps will help you organise them for a small additional cost. The most popular add-on activities are Canyoning, Via Ferrata, Horse Riding and Parapenting.

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