Going Via Ferrata and Scrambling

Going Via Ferrata and scrambling are exciting ways to experience, enjoy and overcome exposed trails and rocky steep terrain without getting into the technicalities of climbing. For scrambling you will just need your hands and a pair of great hiking boots, but for Via Ferrata you will also need a Via Ferrata set (and know how to use it). We will continuously post detailed descriptions of various Via Ferrata and scrambling routes, primarily in Europe, with attached GPS-routes. The GPS-routes can be downloaded for free and used for easier navigation with GPS devices (Garmin, Magellan, Satmap), Smartphones (app required) and certain hiking watches (Suunto, Garmin etc.).

Note: Map markers show starting points of trails!

Via Ferrata and Scrambling Trails


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 that you… Read More »

Gradiska Tura Trail - Starting point