What is a Via Fajita, you may ask. Well, even though I just made tacos and fajitas sound like a good lunch option for today, the correct term is Via Ferrata, or Ferrata for short. This new, exciting, and growing… Read more »
What Is Via Ferrata, and Why Are They All Over Colorado?
A via ferrata is a traversing route along rock or very steep terrain. Via ferrata courses have been around since the early 19th century and originated in Italy. The term “via ferrata” roughly translates to “Iron Way”. Today’s via ferrata… Read more »
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Via Ferrata in Colorado
Colorado is known for having outdoor activities that are sure to take your breath away, with Arkansas Valley Adventures (AVA) you are not limited to whitewater rafting, we have aerial adventures that include one-of-a-kind via ferrata. Throughout this blog, we… Read more »
Via Ferratas Around The World – Where Else Can You Try It?
With over 3,000 via ferratas globally, it is surprising that so many people have not even heard the term yet! For those that may not be familiar, via ferrata is Latin for “iron way”. The very first iron roads were… Read more »
A Beginner’s Guide to Via Ferrata in Colorado
Moving to Colorado gave me many new experiences. I pretty much grew up and spent almost 30 years at sea level in Florida, island hopping and waiting for the fish fry we were about to have after a day on… Read more »
Where you can do Via Ferrata in Colorado
Via Ferrata has been substantially gaining popularity throughout the last couple of years. With more and more people opting for outside adventure there is no surprise the number of Via Ferrata courses there are to choose from. No matter where… Read more »
What is the Difference Between Via Ferrata and Ziplining?
The “iron way”, aka via ferrata, has recently become extremely popular in the United States, and courses have begun popping up across the country. Still in its early stages of nationwide familiarity, many people have no idea what via ferrata… Read more »
Here are the Best Colorado Via Ferratas You Should Try if You’ve Already Done the Telluride Course
One of the most noteable Via Ferrata courses in Colorado is the Telluride Via Ferrata. Not only is it an insane adrenaline rush, but it’s open for anyone to venture out on (with the right gear, that is). Maybe you’re… Read more »
Why Via Ferrata is Becoming the Top Outdoor Adventure in the U.S.
If hiking seems too easy for you but you aren’t quite ready to dive into vertical wall rock climbing, a Via Ferrata excursion may be perfect for your next Colorado adventure. Via Ferrata courses are not as strenuous as a classic… Read more »
Best Time of Year to Go on a Via Ferrata Adventure in Colorado
By: Lysianne Peacock If the idea of traversing a cliffside using ladders, rungs, cables, rails, and bridges excites you, then a via ferrata tour may be the adventure for you. Meaning “The Iron Way” in Italian, a via ferrata is… Read more »