Self-guided Via Ferratas and Rock Climbing in the Alps
Via ferratas in the Dolomites are the most famous, but these vertical playgrounds that are perched on the side of vertical rock faces are scattered throughout the Alps. There are nearly 2,000 via ferratas throughout the Alps, ranging from all levels of difficulty. Think of it as a climbing route for hikers or a hiking route for climbers.
Learn more about via ferratas on our All About Via Ferratas page.
Rock climbing in the Alps is a special treat, thanks to the extensive network of mountain huts. Rock climbers typically go and spend several evenings at a mountain hut, giving them access to delicious food and enabling a short approach to crags, perched in a spectacular alpine environment.
Learn about mountain huts on our Staying in Mountain Huts page.
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