Via ferrata Lake Garda Dolomites Alps Italy guided trips courses

Alpine School Mountain Guides Arco
mail: arco@via-ferrata.co.uk - Tel+390464394224

We are an organization of mountain guides and are operating in the area of Lake Garda, the Brenta and Marmolada Groups. Our activities are hiking, trekking, rock climbing, canyoning and mountaineering

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Calendar of instructions and guided climbing trips

On our calendar you find the dates for our trekking, mountaineering and guided trips by the mountain guides of our Alpine School Arco. You will also find the dates or the courses at Lake Garda as well as for our trekking trips to Kalymnos island in Greece.

Via ferrata guided trips and courses at Lake Garda and Brenta Dolomites Alps Italy

Individual treatment at Lake Garda (for 2 participants only)
difficulty: easy - duration: 3 days - EU 445,00

Via ferrata base courses in Arco Trentino
difficulty: easy - duration: 3 days - guests 3/5 - EU 299,00

Advanced via ferrata course in the Brenta Dolomites
difficulty: alpine course - duration: 4 days - no. pax 3 - 5 - EU 455,00
We spend 3 nights in mountain lodges in the Brenta Dolomites

For every course extra charge for rental of the technical gear (helmet, harness, carabiner set) EU 15,00 per person

Our via ferrata trips in the Dolomites Alps Trentino Italy

VIA FERRATA DOLOMITES Bocchette del Brenta Trek Trentino Alps
alpine trip hut to hut - duration: 3/5 days - no. pax 3 - 5 - Price EU 360,00/595,00

Through the multicolor fantastic walls in the Brenta Group runs the famous track of Bocchette del Brenta which is ideal to exercise our training in the Mountains... (read on)

VIA FERRATA MARMOLADA ITALY Via ferrata Marmolada West ridge
alpine difficulty - duration: 2 days - no. pax 2 - 3 Price EU 360,00

The top of Marmolada is worldwide famous for historical reasons and the climbing route on the Western ridge is a dream of many mountaineers... (read on)

Guided via ferrata trips at Lake Garda

1. Rio Sallagoni at Castel Drena Trentino

A very special via ferrata of its own kind: situated in a canyon which used to be a secret escape path from the above located Drena Castle. The holes of the old wooden buildings are still visible. The via ferrata itself is not very long but on a short passage some arm strength is requested. The course of the via ferrata is only slightly above the bottom of the canyon. After ca. 50 m there is an emergency exit. Otherwise you just follow the iron rope and the iron steps. At the end of the route there is a swinging iron bridge on which you may exercise your balance. A final steep path is leading to Drena Castle.
Didifficult - no. pax. 4 - Price EU 70,00 pp

2. Via ferratas Susatti + Folletti to Cima Capi (round trip)

Alpine and very panoramic via ferrata with view over the entire Lake Garda, Monte Baldo mountain chain, Sarca Valley and the Brenta Dolomites. Fairly easy via ferrata with short rock climbing passages and exposed paths crossing vertical walls. Throughout the entire route you may admire the remainders of military war construction owing to which the via ferrata has been presumably built. The iron ropes have been partially renewed and are in a good condition. For the descent we follow the same direction to Sentiero M. Foletti, then follow the way signs.
Easy - no. pax. 4/5 - Price EU 80,00 pp

3. Via Amicizia (fiendship route) to Cima SAT Lake Garda

You can enjoy the unique view over Lake Garda on the long and exposed iron ladders. The via ferrata "Friendship Route" with the two famous and never-ending ladders is technically not very difficult but you must absolutely not suffer from vertigo. It offers unforgettable and breathtaking views into the depth of Lake Garda and its valleys. The path leads you over partially equipped rock terrain, always steep but never difficult up to the first ladder which has more the 100 rungs. On a small platform in the middle you can take a rest and then follow vertically up. Further up over unsteady terrain and some iron steps we reach the second ladder which is vertical and about 70 m high. We reach SAT Peak after we have crossed some well equipped rocks and several short ladders and iron steps, we reach Cima SAT Peak on the top of which there is an iron flag and a breathtaking view over the entire Lake Garda.
Medium difficult - no. pax. 3/4 - Price EU 115,00 pp

4. Via ferrata Gerardo Sega in Avio Adige Valley

Via ferrata on the walls of the Adige Valley following antique smuggler' s trails in the Dolomites rocks. Considering the enormous length of the route, a very good physical condition is a prerequisite. In the beginning there is a short ladder, then crossing some rocks up to a very exposed ledge with many a hundred of meters below you. Following the ledge around the left ridge, we are crossing the huge and impressing cave on a sometimes rather narrow path which is getting wider towards the final part. On the path crossing the cave there is no iron cable for belay. Further upwards crossing forest, partially equipped rocks and open terrain we finally reach the top.
Difficult - no. pax. 3/4 - Price EU 120,00 pp

5. Route Che Guevara to monte Casale

A never-ending long via ferrata on an immense and historical wall. Technically average difficulty. Due to the length of the via ferrata, a very good physical condition is a prerequisite. The trail is evading the steep passages and takes advantage of the weaker parts of the wall until you finally reach the impressing horizontal ledge which forms the upper limit of the light-grey limestone slab. Then to the left over some iron steps almost vertically onto the exposed main section of the via ferrata. The following passage is less steep, some without signs to the green "Cengia del Maurizio" (1200 m.) where you find the summit' s booklet. The first part up to Doss dei Pini has been renewed in 2005 and has thus become slightly more difficult. The panorama and view of Monte Casale Peak Casale (1600 m), in the North the Brenta Dolomites, in the West the Adamello Glacier and in the East the triangular peak of Marmolada, makes up for the fatigue.
Medium difficult - no. pax. 3/4 - Price EU 145,00 pp

6. Via ferrata Monte Albano in Mori

Very close to Mori village. This ferrata is an ideal exercise for difficult vie ferrate. There are very exposed crossings and difficult vertical climbing passages. Over vertical and overhanging parts and several crossings up to the easier middle section. The end of the via ferrata is reached after a very steep 60 m climb. The Via Attrezzata Monte Albano "Ottorino Marangoni" is one of the first sports vie ferrate in the Trentino Dolomites and is being considered a very demanding route in the Alps. It has lost none of its popularity which is obvious when you see the polished rock on the entire route. This via ferrata is not recommended with rainy weather and wet rock.
Difficult - no. pax. 2/3 - Price EU 95,00 pp

7. Via Ferrata Rino Pisetta to Piccol Dain Sarche

Via ferrata only for experts; one of the most difficult vie ferrate in Europe; the first 60 m and the central slabs are very demanding. It offers a unique panorama over the entire Sarca valley and its various lakes, from Lake Toblino to Lake Garda. It is the most sportive and the most demanding via ferrata in the Lake Garda Dolomites region. You must cross a 30 m wall with almost no footholds, equipped only with iron ropes. Who has problems managing the initial part, should take the emergency exit which is leading to the right and is equipped with iron ropes. Only at the end the wall is sloping and the major difficulties are over. Then you proceed to the exit at 950 m and you have reached the top of Piccolo Dain Peak.
Extremely idifficult - no. pax. 2 - Price EU 155,00 pp

The rental of technical equipment (helmet - carabiner set - harness) is included in the price

LAKE GARDA TRENTINO
If you have the patience to wait for the download of this video you will see what a via ferrata is like as well as the area of Lake Garda Dolomites. It will show you a perfect holiday with the mountain guides of our Alpine School. Many thanks to Jackie for her exceptional movie and compliments to the other "actors" on our guided trips !


This year is our 25th of our mountain guides Alpine School Arco. According to our guests' opinion these are the highlights of our proposals for guided via ferrata and trekking tours at Lake Garda and Dolomites

BRENTA TREK ALPSBRENTA TREK FROM HUT TO HUT DOLOMITES
5 days trekking trip from lodge to lodge crossing the Brenta Group

BOCCHETTE BRENTAVIE FERRATE BOCCHETTE BRENTA
Mountaineering on equipped trails in the Brenta Group from hut to hut

TREKKING GREECEHIKING TREKKING ON KALYMNOS ISLAND
Intact nature between rocks and the sea on our guided hiking routes and treks in Greece

VIA FERRATA COURSESVIA FERRATA COURSE LAKE GARDA AND DOLOMITES
Rock climbing courses in Arco and Brenta Group on equipped trails

CLIMBING LAKE GARDAROCK CLIMBING COURSE AT LAKE GARDA
Mountaineering guiding and instruction rock climbing courses

CANYONING LAKE GARDACANYONING TREK MONTE BALDO LAKE GARDA
Canyoning trek in the canyon of Mount Baldo the legend, the history and the nature

TEMBUILDING ITALYOUTDOOR TEAMBUILDING AT LAKE GARDA
Canyoning trekking climbing incentives teambuilding Lake Garda Dolomites Italy

Link in Italiano

vie ferrate nel Brenta

Cresta della Marmolada

vie ferrate in Trentino

corsi su vie ferrate

Link in German

Klettersteig in der Brenta

Klettersteig Marmolada

Klettersteige Alpen

Klettersteigkurs Italien

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friends of via ferrata in Arco