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Introduction to Via Ferrata

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13 reviews
Starts
Venice
+2 Destinations
Northern Italy
Ends
Venice
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Highlights

Start and end in Venice! With the hiking & trekking tour Introduction to Via Ferrata, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Venice, Italy and 2 other destinations in Italy. Introduction to Via Ferrata includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking

13 Reviews

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 1
    Written on September 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A challenging and exciting trip! What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?- summiting peaks by Via Ferrata routes which would be otherwise impossible- learning skills and techniques to feel confident to tackle the routes- personal achievement and... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 2
    Written on September 3, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Highly recommended trip!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Via ferrata is just fun - the more I did the more I wanted to do.  I'm now considering doing some rock climbing next year, along with more via ferrata of course!What did you think... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 3
    Written on September 27, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This is a challenging  and rewarding trip which felt more than an "introduction" at times and you do need to be fit.What did you think of your group leader?The two local guides were very good.  The trip lacks a little in not having an exodus guide on hand... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 4
    Written on September 12, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This was a very good experience and most of the things have exceeded my expectations. Thanks to Exodus for organising the event is such a good way. The stunning view of the Dolomites and Sud Tyrol was a bonus, on top. The local team of 2... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 5
    Written on September 10, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent introduction to assisted climbing in beautiful mountains but a good head for heights and faith in the equipment is required.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Hanging off the cable on Punta Anna with the Marmolada glaciers in... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 6
    Written on August 2, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This was very challenging for someone who has mostly done walking holidays, although some of them tough too. This was really a climbing adventure and we were driven by bus to each of the daily expeditions, so walking was kept to a minimum, I would have... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 7
    Written on September 15, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    A brilliant challenging week. The local guides from Globalalpin were fantastic.

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 8
    Written on July 19, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Dolomites are truly beautiful and should be on everyone's itinerary at some point. And if you want a bit of an adrenaline buzz from leaning out safely over empty space 2500 meters up the side of a mountain, then try Via Ferrata.What was the most... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 9
    Written on August 26, 2009
    4.0 - Good

    An excellent way to introduce oneself to Via Ferrata: routes were well chosen and there was the right level of challenge.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Gaining enough confidence on via ferrata to feel that I can return to the area... Read more

  • Introduction to Via Ferrata reviewer 10
    Written on August 26, 2009
    4.0 - Good

    An excellent way to introduce oneself to Via Ferrata: routes were well chosen and there was the right level of challenge.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Gaining enough confidence on via ferrata to feel that I can return to the area... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Dobbiaco.
  2. Day 2: This first day gives us the opportunity to learn how to use the equipment and test our abilties. 
  3. Day 3-4: Two days of Via Ferrata.
  4. Day 5: Free day for optional walking or cycling.
  5. Day 6-7: This area has some of the most famous Via Ferrata routes in the Dolomites, many dating back to the First World War. The most impressive and memorable route takes us around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, situated in the Sexten Dolomites.
  6. Day 8: End Dobbiaco.

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Start and end in Venice.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 298 km.
  • Venice (Italy)
  • 144 km
  • Dobbiaco (Italy)
  • 16 km
  • Fanes-Sennes- Braies Natural Park (Italy)
  • 138 km
  • Venice (Italy)

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