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Why Via Ferrata is the Best for Corporate Team Building

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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 building event is to get your colleagues out of the office, gaining confidence, and learning important communication skills. That’s why doing a challenging activity like via ferrata is right up the alley of a memorable experience that your whole company will be talking about for years to come. 

Guests on a cliffside via ferrata route in Buena Vista with the arkansas river and the mountains in the background

 

WHAT IS VIA FERATTA

Via ferrata is an activity that involves a climbing route that employs steel cables, rungs or ladders, fixed to the rock to which the climbers secure themselves to avoid falling. It translates to “the iron way” in Italian. The cable and other fixtures, such as iron rungs, pegs, carved steps, ladders and bridges, provide both footings and handholds. This allows climbing on otherwise dangerous routes without the risks of unprotected scrambling and climbing or the need for technical climbing equipment. 

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WHERE CAN YOU GO ON A CORPORATE VIA FERRATA ADVENTURE IN COLORADO

The Mounts Evans Via Ferrata in Idaho Springs with AVA Rafting and Ziplining is perfect for big groups lasting close to 3 hours. Just 45 minutes from downtown Denver, Colorado, the Mount Evans Via Ferrata is located on the closest 14,000-foot peak to Denver, Mount Evans. The Granite Via Ferrata is another popular Colorado via ferrata. The Granite Via Ferrata is open from May to September in beautiful Buena Vista with incredible views of the Arkansas River Valley and a wide range of activities and packages that your group can enjoy with your via ferrata adventure.  

 woman smiling on the mount evans via ferrata in colorado

WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT AVA’S VIA FERRATA

AVA Rafting and Ziplining has been offering guided Rocky Mountain adventures for over 20 years. Their professional guides ensure the safety of your business group and help move things along the course in a fun and professional manner. Your via ferrata journey will end with a new sense of wanderlust from the beauty of the mountains you just conquered, all at the side of your expert guide who will add an extra level of excitement with their knowledge and fun jokes! Having these Rocky Mountain experiences with your corporate team will create a sense of community and improve the ability to work as a functional team. Once you conquer this outdoor activity that involves strong mindpower and physical challenges, workplace problems will become easier to work through as a team.  

 

As you can see, via ferrata’s are incredibly exciting and will provide not only fun but also a unique connection throughout your work colleagues. If this sounds like something that would interest your corporate team, please do not hesitate to call us directly so we can answer any questions you may have. We would love to help you plan your team building corporate event and make a long-lasting impression while enjoying one of Colorado’s most unique outdoor adventures. 

 

About the author

Sarah W.

Sarah is a contributing member of our sales and marketing team. She has worked with many large corporate groups to plan exciting adventures like rafting, ziplining, and via ferrata. Her favorite food is Italian and she hopes to retire near the Dolomite Mountains.

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