Via Ferrata in the Dolomites: the best via ferrata treks
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Climbing a via ferrata in the Dolomites with the local mountain guide is a unique experience!
You will discover the authentic spirit and traditions of the Dolomites via ferrata with “hut to hut treks” well organised only as the local people can do.
This is the first reason to choose the local mountain guide for your via ferrata treks in the Dolomites.
The via ferrata in the Dolomites are sections of protected climbing paths with iron lines along the treks, a perfect opportunity for all hikers for live a unique experience in the big walls of the Dolomite mountains. Don’t worry, the via ferrata are pure fun and free adrenaline for a unforgettable holiday in the Dolomite mountains. Every trekker can climb a via ferrata in the Dolomites, from 8 year old (ergonomic reason) to 80 years old (in good health shape).
The history of the via ferrata in the Dolomites began during the first world war, today we have about 600 via ferratas in the Dolomite territory and it surroundings. “Via Ferrata” in the Dolomites dialet means: “iron treks” because a via ferrata is a climbing protected path, with iron cables and iron steps or ladders, along the natural conformations of the Dolomites walls. The shorter via ferrata is only 150 meters of vertical gain, the longer is 1200 meters or more. In the Dolomites you find from easy and short to longer and difficult via ferrata treks, one solution for every person!
Take 15 minutes of your time to read these pages because this web-page is a authentic instructional handbook of the Dolomites via ferrata, informations about the technic of climbing a via ferrata, how organise your via ferrata tour hut to hut or your via ferrata holiday, all it’s here with finalised and thematical informations.
This web page is a concentrate of more of 30 years of my experience as Dolomites mountain guide.
Best Via Ferratas of the Dolomites: the most extended program
If you are looking to climb the best via ferratas of the Dolomites with a flexible and customised program that can give you the most extended overview, this is the best solution to explore the Dolomite mountains really at 360°.
Via Ferrata Dolomites: customised hut to hut treks in the Central Dolomites
This proposal is in absolute the most flexible and complete via ferrata trekking in the Dolomites! Flexible because you can choose from 2 to 10 days of via ferrata trekking. Complete because you will cross with via ferratas all the central territory of the Dolomites.
Via delle Bocchette: modular trekking in Brenta Dolomites
The via ferrata trekking in the western Dolomites is a unique experience along the famous Via delle Bocchette. A concatenation of many via ferratas on the main crest of the Brenta Dolomites.
Via Ferrata Cortina: your modular program for via ferrata in the Dolomites
Via Ferrata Cortina is a multi-day modular program around the amazing and famous Cortina d’Ampezzo area, part of the eastern Dolomites. Via Ferrata Cortina combine a large range of via ferratas: from easy and short perfect for beginners to extreme long and difficult for expert and trained hikers.
Via Ferrata in the Southern Dolomites: hut to hut in the Pale di San Martino
The southern Dolomites are the more extended area of the Dolomites, with many via ferrata long and complicated. We can traverse these Dolomites with the "great via ferrata concatenation of the Pale di San Martino"
The longest via Ferrata of the Dolomites: The Great Civetta Traverse
The longest Via Ferrata of the Dolomites is absolutely the “Via Ferrata Costantini” at the Mojazza peak, and the most impressive (only a bit shorter) is some kilometres north: the “Via Ferrata degli Alleghesi” at the Civetta Peak. With this hard tour we will climb both!
Via Ferrata in autumn, winter, or spring: Arco and Garda Lake area
A via ferrata weekend in winter is really possible, the program that you can read here, that I name “Via Ferrata Arco” and “Via Ferrata Garda Lake” is a realistic opportunity to try this fantastic experience of climbing in autumn, winter and spring.
Via Ferrata for beginners: daily tours and personal programs
If you are beginner on the reality of the via ferrata.... this is your program! I have thinked this proposal for hikers that are scared on the approach of via ferrata. Are you ready? Read it!
Via Ferrata for families with sons: personal programs
The via ferrata in the dolomites is a good proposal for a family holiday. Specially in the Dolomite you can find many easy and short via ferratas optimal for enthusiastic kids and moms with afraid. I can personalized your tour with others natural, historical or traditional attractions.
World War One in the Dolomites: Via Ferrata tour in the Pasubio mountains
The front line in the Dolomites was began on the Pasubio mountains, in the southern Dolomites. For strategic reasons and for a particular geographical conformation, the Pasubio mountains was the theatre of the most cruent combat field of the First World War.
World War One in the Dolomites: Easy Trekking with easy Via Ferrata
This proposal is available for every person. Aged people or families with kid can participate without problem. Every day we walk and climb easy via ferrata in differents areas of the Dolomites and visit the front line with short hiking tours.
World War One in the Dolomites: The great Via Ferrata Trekking
The combination of the via ferrata of the west crest in Marmolada and the Mount Padon is the hardest World War One of the Dolomites. Both via ferratas are originally of the First World War and was part of the first line of the front.
World War One in the Dolomites: The best Via Ferrata of the Garda Lake
If you have a short time (one day) and your period is not in summer this proposal is for you! The via Ferrata Susatti at the mount Cima Capi is amazing and easy via ferrata directly at the Garda Lake.