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Via ferrata

climbing via ferrata in the Dolomites:

climbing routes equipped with iron cables, commonly known as “Via ferrata”, made their first appearance right in the Dolomites at the beginning of the First World War. The soldiers needed to securely climb the mountains to reach the highest positions. In the decades to come, The “Via Ferratas” were to find a renewed fame as great mountaineering routes: through ledges, saddles and buttresses drenched in history! Vie ferrate are to be found throughout all the Dolomitic massifs: Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Brenta, Cristallo, Sella, Odle, Marmolada, Tofane and many others.



Single trips

Via Ferrata for beginners
for beginners from 1 day


The wild via ferrata tour
"Difficult" From 2 to 5 days All inclusive TOUR
WW1 traverse: a hut to hut tour
Customised From 2 and 6 days All inclusive TOUR
via ferrata holidays for family in the Dolomites
For families Customised Between 2 and 8 days All inclusive TOUR

equipped climbing routes

Because of the rugged terrain of the Dolomite peaks, only occasionally a summit can be easily reached by a path. This is why, for military reasons during the war of 1915-1918, and for tourist reasons from the 70s, an extensive network of equipped path and walls had been developed in the Dolomites: the “via Ferrata

A via ferrata, therefore, consists of a mountaineering route equipped with a steel cable, which not only facilitates progression, but also allows, using the harness and carabiners, to self belaying. The via ferratas can be very easy, as in the case of very exposed paths, or difficult when the cable surmounts vertical or overhanging walls.

Freewheeling Dolomites mountain guides are ready to bring all their experience in taking you along the routes most suited to your abilities. Together we will discuss the length and grade that fits you. Thereafter, depending on season and weather conditions, we will set on the wall and summit to make this an unforgettable experience.



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Available here the pdf with prices and details for Via Ferrata activities.
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