Via ferrata climbs for beginners in Andermatt

Climbing rocky routes safely (CH) | 2 days

Via ferrata routes are exciting. Vertical rock faces can be tackled without too much effort. Andermatt is the perfect place to learn the basics of this exciting sport.

Ausrüstung Kostenlos
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Course content
  • Handling and proper use of safety gear
  • Efficient via ferrata climbing techniques
  • Gear and materials
  • Planning tours and difficulty scales for via ferrata climbs
  • Alpine hazards
Objective

After this course, you will have the basic skills to tackle easy via ferrata routes on your own or participate in a more advanced course.

Technique
beginner

No prior knowledge required. Participants must not be afraid of heights or suffer from vertigo.

Safety: fully secured route with steel cables, iron rungs, bars and ladders.

Terrain: brief exposed vertical sections (K1-2)

Condition
beginner

Duration from 2 to 5 hours, up to approx. 700 vertical meters, approx. 250 vertical meters per hour.

Group

5-8 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

9.30 a.m. Mammut Store Andermatt / Imholz Sport - Piazza Gottardo (train arrival 9.24 a.m. Andermatt)

Departure

Approx. 4 p.m. from point of departure

Accommodation

Sust Lodge, Gotthardstrasse 46, 6493 Hospental

Note

The offer is held in German. Therefore, a basic understanding of German is important. Our mountain guides have a basic knowledge of English and can provide the necessary information in English. Often there are helpful guests on the tours and courses who are happy to help with the translation.

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Services
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 1x hotel (standard multi-bed room)
  • Rental equipment
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (possible travel by mountain rail)
  • Snacks and drinks
Program

Day 1 After the participants have met up and collected their rental gear, the guide will go over the course schedule. And then it’s time to head straight out to conquer your first via ferrata. Here, the guide will teach the basic skills and cover the main aspects of via ferrata climbing. Aperitif in the evening and dinner with the group.

Day 2 You have another challenging day ahead of you and an opportunity to put your new skills to the test. The Via Ferrata Diavolo in Andermatt is just the place.

equipment
Rental equipment

Our mountain guide will bring the ordered rental equipment to the meeting place. The following equipment can be rented.

  • Climbing harness
  • Via ferrata climbing set
  • Climbing helmet
Technical equipment
  • Backpack approx. 30l
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata climbing set
Clothing
  • Hardshell jacket (wind- and waterproof)
  • Hardshell pants (wind- and waterproof)
  • Soft shell and/or fleece jacket
  • Climbing pants
  • functional socks
  • isolation jacket
  • short/long functional underwear
  • Cap/hat
  • Via ferrata gloves (if available)
  • Hiking shoes or mountaineering shoes (at least ankle-high, hard sole)
Overnight cottage
  • Clothes and shoes for the evening (for wearing in the accommodation and in the village)
  • Own toiletries, ear plugs if required
  • Protective masks
  • Sanitizer
  • Towel
Food
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • You need to bring your own hot drinks and lunch or you can buy them in the village
  • Snacks (e.g. energy bars, dried fruit, dried meat)
Various
  • Sun cream and lip cream (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermos flask made from break-proof material
  • Small medicinal supplies for personal requirements
  • Camera (optional)
Available
26.06. - 27.06.2021
duration: 2 days, Sat-Sun
state: available
CHF 479.00
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Our team is available by phone from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

CH +41 (0)62 769 81 83
DE +49 (0)8334 36 20 362
AT +43 (0)7252 46051 4444

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