Via ferrata

Via ferrata at Lake Garda, in Arco and on the Brenta Dolomites with a Mountain Guide

Sport, nature and fun; how to live the mountain without being an expert climber.

A via ferrata can bring you to places that otherwise you would not be able to see without a proper physical preparation. To do a via ferrata you will need energy and effort, together with a bit of adrenaline, to reach the top.

A via ferrata is a mountain route equipped with iron cables, chains, iron ladders, iron bridges and other protections anchored in the rock that make it easier to access difficult peaks. To do this activity we will give you a climbing harness, a via ferrata kit (which includes a longe, two carabiners and an energy absorber) and a helmet. You just need to bring the equipment you usually use for hiking.

There are many wonderful vie ferrate near Lake Garda, in Arco and on the Brenta Dolomites, suitable for any level of physical preparation and desire for adventure.

They are all different from one another: If you want to take a challenge or if you are looking for peace and quiet amid the nature and its colours, we can surely find the right via ferrata for you.

Via ferrata in a group, with some friends, with your partner or alone

You can take part in a tour on a via ferrata alone, with your partner, with one of my organized groups or with your friends. Anyone can do a via ferrata, you just have to give yourself this challenge and have fun.
Besides, have you ever thought of a via ferrata as a way to celebrate a birthday, as a team building activity or as an alternative bachelor or bachelorette party?

Via ferrata routes at Lake Garda for families

There are many options for families who want to live this adventure, as the Via Ferrata dei Colodri, the Rio Sallagoni or the longer and the renowned Fausto Susatti to Cima Capi. You could even walk along the breath-taking horizontal ledge of the Tracciolino overhanging Lake Garda, called the Sentiero dei Contrabbandieri.

Join us!

What do I have to bring?
You just need to bring a backpack with some water, a snack, a windproof jacket and a change of clothes if you choose a long and challenging via ferrata.

What shoes should I wear?
Hiking shoes are perfectly OK, but you can even use sneakers, depending on the difficulty of the via ferrata.

Can I do a via ferrata if I can’t climb?
Absolutely, you can do a via ferrata even if you can’t climb. Our Mountain Guides will take care of you.

Who will accompany me?
You will be accompanied by one of our Mountain Guides, regularly registered to the Trentino Mountain Guide Association. All our guides know perfectly the routes we propose to you. Remember that only Mountain Guides are allowed to accompany you on vie ferrate and it is your right to ask them to show their Mountain Guide qualification.

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Via Ferrata Rio Sallagoni

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Via Ferrata Colodri

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Ferrata delle Bocchette

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Ferrata della Marmolada

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The path of the Contrabbandieri (Smugglers)

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Via Ferrata Cima Capi

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Ferrata Gianni Costantini

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Catinaccio ferrata

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Mountain Guide Trentino

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