Via Ferrata Trails and Equipment

Via ferratas are steep and exposed trails where the risk of a fatal fall is minimized by having a steel cable run along the trail. Via ferratas require good mountaineering skills as well as via ferrata equipment such as via ferrata set, climbing harness, helmet etc. Below you will find a few articles about via ferratas which will hopefully answer any questions on which gear to use and how to use it as well as suggest some trails.

Advice on Via Ferrata Trails and Equipment


How to Use Via Ferrata Equipment

Via ferratas (“iron trails”) are steep and exposed trails running up and along abrupt hills and mountain sides, where the risk of a fatal fall is minimized by having a steel cable run along the trail – to which you can attach yourself with a via ferrata set. In addition to that via ferrata trails… Read More »

How to Use Via Ferrata Equipment