via ferret (Italian for “iron road”, plural vie ferrate or in English via ferratas) is a protected climbing route.

Top 10 tips

How to have a safe and fun time on a via ferrata.

  • Dont’t fall off
  • Use proper via ferrata equipment and take some “just in case” climbing gear
  • Always clip onto the cable
  • Remember to clip past the pins
  • Keep your distance
  • It’s ok to overtake, but do it safely
  • Start early
  • Climb the cable if you want
  • Watch out for rocks
  • Always wear a helmet