Via Ferrata Activity Holidays
Via Ferrata activity and adventure holidays with Exodus Travels. One of the greatest thrills an expert hiker can experience is to walk a via ferrata, literally the ‘Iron Way’. Essentially, Via Ferrata are high mountain routes built during the First World War to help troops defend their territory, most importantly when the Dolomites were the front line between Italy and Austria-Hungary. Thanks to an extensive network of metal cables, rungs and ladders, every confident scrambler can enjoy reaching high passes and spectacular summits with no previous climbing experience.
There is no better area to explore these ‘iron paths’ than the incredible Dolomites, amid stunning limestone scenery and fascinating history. The Dolomites were reclaimed by the Italians after the War, sometimes using avalanches as a weapon – they only needed a head for heights and fitness to reach perfect defensive locations.
A qualified mountain guide, who is experienced in Via Ferrata and very knowledgable about the area, will lead each tour. There is always one leader to each 6-8 clients, depending on which tour is chosen.
Call the Exodus travel experts and discuss the best Via Ferrata option for you.