Via ferratas are rated according to the technical difficulty of the most complex sections and the length of the equipped portions (Arabic numerals), and the commitment required by the route considering length and remoteness, and also exposure and type of rock (Roman numerals).
1. Easy, short via ferrata, suitable for everyone.
2. A fairly easy via ferrata with a few more complex sections, but not very long.
3. A via ferrata with technical, vertical sections; a good level of experience is required.
4. A difficult via ferrata that calls for good fitness, with technical and vertical stretches.
5. A very difficult via ferrata, for experienced hikers only. The most complex sections are many metres long.
I. An easy via ferrata, suitable for everyone, from families to beginners. The route is simple and equipped throughout, with no sections without protection.
II. A via ferrata that calls for considerable experience. The approach to the route can be lengthy and challenging, and some sections may be exposed and without protection.
III. A via ferrata for expert hikers; a long and often remote route, with exposed sections.
Cortina d’Ampezzo provides everything you need for adventures on via ferrata routes in total safety. Contact the Mountain Guides so that you can be accompanied on the itinerary, and rent the right equipment for your unforgettable experience in the Ampezzo Dolomites. Mountain Rescue services are available in case of need.