10 Via Ferrata itineraries

Via Ferrata in the Julian Alps

On the eastern alpine ridge bordering with Austria and Slovenia you will meet the impressive massifs of the Julian Alps. The main peaks of the group - the Jof Montasio, the Jof Fuart, the Canin and Mangart - can be reached with long and demanding Via Ferrata. Common feature of the various itineraries in the Julian Alps is the length and height difference of the trips that, combined with a still wild environment, requires experience and preparation.

Below you find 10 reviews of aided ways that develop in the impressive Julian Alps.

Very difficult itinerary

Ferrata della Vita

Review of the difficult route to the Mangart going up the Ferrata della Vita and along the long east Mangart ridge. A long itinerary with a high gap and many exposed sections on the ridge. Unique views on the Julian Alps. Itinerary with departure from Fusine lakes, long approach and ascent a Segherza saddle with the via ferrata. Long ridge route up to Mangart and return to the ring from Nogara Shelter.

Difficult itinerary

Ferrata Amalia at Jof Montasio

Review of the route Amalia ascending to Jof di Montasio. The itinerary is long and very varied. The Ferrata Amalia is to be considered only as a part of a long and demanding trip. The environment is majestic and very varied, requiring good training and mountain experience. Ideal as a multi-day itinerary.

Moderately difficult itinerary

Ferrata Julia

Review of Ferrata Julia to the Monte Canin. Itinerary starting from the top station of the cable car that leaves from Sella Nevea goes up to Canin. A long itinerary with an approach dating back to Canin glacier. Possibility of a long ring route passing through Slovenian territory.

Moderately difficult itinerary

Ferrata Balze Mangart

Review of the Via Ferrata ascending to Mangart in Julian Alps. Itinerary departing from the Italian territory that initially rises the Italian ferrata exposure and then the Slovenian ferrata. Descent by the normal route.

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