via ferrata


Krn Trail – Hiking the Alps

After climbing Begunjscica, Jof di Miezegnot and Cima del Cacciatore in the eastern part of the Alps, I decided to proceed my “Hiking the Alps” tour by climbing the 2245 meters high Krn. Krn is a very popular peak among hikers and mountaineers from Austria, Germany, Italy and Slovenia. It is a part of… Read More »

Krn Trail - While climbing you are surrounded by steep slopes

Nanos Trail – Going Scrambling

Nanos is a small mountain in southwestern Slovenia, lodged in between northern Italy and Croatia, with several summits of which the highest is Plesa (1262 meters above sealevel). The great advantage of Nanos is that it is very easy to reach as the trans-European expressway E61 runs just below it and thus the mountain is… Read More »

Nanos Trail - Rocky Terrain

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

Gradiska Tura Trail – Going Via Ferrata

As a warm-up for my “Hiking the Alps” tour, I decided to do the Gradiska Tura route, which is an interesting and dynamic via ferrata trail in western Slovenia. Slovenia is a small Central European country which is bordered by Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary, and it is here… Read More »

Gradiska Tura Trail - Starting point

The Best Via Ferrata Equipment

Here we selected and reviewed the best via ferrata equipment. Via ferratas (also referred to as iron trails) are very steep and exposed trails that have steel cables running along them. The steel cable allows you to attach yourself to it with a via ferrata set and climbing harness, thus mitigating the risk of a… Read More »

Via Ferrata