Beginner Guided Via Ferrata Course in Åndalsnes

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4 hrs
Occasionally sporty
From 12 years-old and up

Calling all adventurers - take your vacation to new heights on this beginner guided via Ferrata tour in Andalsnes, Norway!

Calling all adventurers - take your vacation to new heights on this beginner guided via Ferrata tour in Andalsnes, Norway! In the company of an experienced instructor, you'll scale heights of up to 350 metres (1,148 feet) from ground level while being safely attached.

After you've met your guide at the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre, you'll be given your equipment, which includes a harness, a via Ferrata sling, and helmet. In addition, participants can choose to bring their own rubber/ garden gloves or purchase them for 55 NOK at the centre. Once you and your group have been given a safety and equipment briefing, you'll head off on a short walk (30 minutes) through the woods to the via Ferrata course. Upon arrival, your instructor will check the equipment and give another briefing. Then, the adventure begins!

You'll feel a rush of adrenaline as you navigate the via Ferrata course, attached to a secure metal wire. The climb will take approximately 1.5-2 hours to complete and is labelled as a Grade B, which is a medium level. As you challenge yourself, you'll take in the amazing scenery of the mountains that surround Andalsnes! When you've arrived at the top, you'll take the main path back to the centre of the city.

If you're looking to do something completely different and incredibly fun, this excursion is for you! Book this thrilling beginner via Ferrata course in Andalsnes today!

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Practical information

Course of events

- Arrival at the meeting point

- Meet your experienced instructor

- Receive your equipment (harness, via Ferrata sling, and helmet)

- Safety briefing

- Walk to the site (30 minutes)

- Equipment review and check

- The adventure begins!

- Climbing for 1.5-2 hours

- Walk back to the original meeting point

Activity requirements

Please be advised that all participants must weigh a minimum of 40 kg (88 lbs) and a maximum of 120 kg (265 lbs).

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Special terms

Please note that shoes are available to rent on-site for an additional fee of 190 NOK per person. Also, participants can buy gloves at the Norwegian Mountaineering Centre for 55 NOK.

Meeting point:
The Norwegian Mountaineering Centre (Norsk Tindesenter) Havnegata 2, 6300 Åndalsnes, Norway
Spoken languages:English, Norwegian
  • Instructor
  • Harness
  • Via Ferrata sling
  • Helmet
  • Shoe rental
  • Gloves
Do not forget to bring
  • Light wind jacket
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Small water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Rubber/garden gloves

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