Via Ferratas

Key information: Via Ferratas

  • Extraordinary iron routes in the high Dolomites, many constructed during the First World War.
  • Amazing views of these beautiful, rugged and justly famous mountains.
  • Usually involves using ladders, cables and brackets on vertiginous cliffs; not for those who have difficulty with heights. Plan and prepare very carefully.
  • There are many via ferratas, with the best in the Brenta Dolomites and the Northern Dolomites.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating94
  • Beauty37
  • Natural interest17
  • Human interest2
  • Charisma38
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating94
  • Note: Excluded from Top 100 as most people will find these too vetiginous to tackle

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Variable
  • Maximum Altitude: Variable
  • Level of Difficulty: Variable

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