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 »
Why Via Ferrata is the Best for Corporate Team Building
Setting up a corporate team building event in Colorado is an important task to take on to ensure you are doing the best for your group and making a lasting impression with your employees. The priority of any good team… 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 Fall Day in Idaho Springs
Fall is a unique time to visit Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Crowds are at a minimum after the bustle of whitewater rafting season, and the cool mornings and bright, sunny afternoons make the days leading up to ski season the perfect… 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 »
4 New Activities to Try This Summer for First-Time Colorado Visitors
THE IRON PATH, CLIMBING JUST GOT CRAZIER. HOW YOU CAN TAKE YOUR CLIMBING TO THE NEXT LEVEL ON OUR AVA VIA FERRATA Via Ferrata, is it an obstacle course or a test of endurance? This unique AvA adventure; not only brings on… 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 »