VIA FERRATA - FAQ
What do I need to participate ?
Trainers or trekking shoes to walk in the mountains
Sport clothes, adapted to the weather of the moment ( Beware, the site is 1500m high)
A pair of gloves (cycling type)
A little backpack (drink + snack+ jacket)
Is vertigo a big problem to practice Via-Ferrata ?
In many situations, we misinterpretate the meaning of “vertigo”. In 95% of cases, “frightened of heights” is a better term. The difference is huge because the fear of heights can be solved by progressive exercises linked to heigts. Accrobranche, Via-Ferrata or easy climbing are some good exercises you can do to be more comfortable with heigts.
I have no experience in this kind of activity, am I able to do it easily ?
This question was in our mind when we built this circuit, therefore, it is built adequately. Your guide will help you everytime you need it and every big difficulties can be avoided by easier ways so you can follow the group whitout any stress. Our advice, if you aren’t sure of your capacities, is to try “forest adventure circuit” (Accrobranche) which is a good way to test yourself.
What is the specific equipment necessary to do Via-ferrata ?
Montagne Sensation / AnnecyCanyoning lends to each participant :
V shaped lanyard with shock absorber
This equipment meets the current legislation (CE) and are verified after every use.