A Via Ferrata is basically climbing using your hands and feet on a rock wall which is equipped with metal bars, cables, monkey bridges and sometimes zip lines to help you progress and make it more fun.
Via Ferrata combines the thrill of climbing a cliff with the pleasures of tree climbing obstacles parks.
This long Via Ferrata starts left of the Ardèche river and crosses it. You move around on the granite rock and get a breathtaking view of the unique basalt rock formations and a 40m high cliff... of lava!
This vertical route on a granite rock wall runs along cables, rope bridges, ladders and along a beautiful 90 meters long and 70m high zip line that takes you from one bank of the Ardeche to the other.
As a background, you will enjoy the view on the dormant volcano and the unique basalt rock formations "orgues basaltiques" of Chaussée des Géants.
In summer, Via ends in a huge and long "Gourg" (basin of water) in which you can jump and cool off.Objectives
The objective is for you to be autonomous at the end of the session - explanations of hooks, pulley etc ...Itinerary
- You meet your guide in the car park and you gear up directly
- You go for 3 hours of activity (about 2 hours on the wall)
- Approach: 10 minutes
- Briefing on the gear and safety instructions
- The Via takes you through a forest of chestnut trees
- Walk back: 10 minutes
In summer it is recommended to do the Via Ferrata in the morning when it's not too hot.Activity requirements
Children must be accompanied by an adult.