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TRENCHES VIA FERRATA

In the heart of Dolomites, surrounded by the sea of volcanic rocks!
It’s a marvelous Via ferrata, exposed and demanding, overlooking the Marmolada Glacier and Sella mountain range.. Not recommended for beginners, more suitable for experienced climbers looking for a new challenge.
In addition to being physically demanding, this via ferrata is situated in  one of our favorite mountain ranges. Nature, geology, history are inseparably intertwined. One of the best ways to fully absorb Dolomites all in one.
 

From Arabba, small ski resort,  we’ll ascend to 2480m to Porta Vescovo,. Short distance away, we’ll reach the beginning of the via ferrata. Immediately your technical skills will be put to the test. An imposing vertical rock will be blocking our way, waiting to be capered. Once reached the top, we’ll find ourselves on the narrow ridgeline of the crest, passing through steep passages, but with the magnificent panoramic views after each step. Some tranches stand as a reminder of the WW1 second line of fighting, in front of the Marmolada Glacier.
Via Ferrata ends at the crossroad between Bivouac  Shelter, and a smaller path which will take us to refuge Passo Padon.
A path will take us back to Porta Vescovo, from which by lifts we’ll return to the car park.



To know
Itinerary: Chosen Itinerary will be at Guide’s discretion, based on each participant’s technical abelites. Guide can at any time change, modify and/or stop the activity due to the lack of minimal safety measures.

Health and fitness requirements: Participants should be moderately/high  fit and in good health. Any health issues must be communicated upon booking,  prior to undertaking any physical activities related with the chosen programme. This is for your own safety and the safety of the group!

Weather and programme change: Travelsport Team Member has a right to modify a programme at any time during the activity, based on  the changing weather conditions, or for any other reason which could jeopardies the safety and security of the participants.

Terms and conditions: link.
  • Start: 9am from Arabba lifts
  • Finish: 16pm at Arabba lifts
  • Difficulty: Moderate/difficult suitable for intermediate climbers and up
  • Difference in Height: 500m
  • Clothing and equipment: Technical alpine clothing, harnessa, ferrata kit, climbing helmet and shoes or approach shoes,  20l backpack, energy snacks. Technical climbing equipment may be rented out from Travelsport.
  • Included Services: Accompanying Alpine Guide UIAGM, insurance. Pick up and drop off to and from the main meeting points at Valle Agordina may be arranged
  • Excluded Services: Unless specified otherwise in the Included services above, all other services are duly excluded.
  • Number of participants: Min 3 people. If less, cost remains €250.
  • Changes or Cancellations due to adverse weather conditions:  A new activity date will be agreed. If the new date cannot be set, the booking will be refunded in full.

Route

  1. Alleghe