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1+ day Via ferrata in the Dolomites

1+ day Via ferrata in the Dolomites

Renato, IFMGA certified mountain guide, proposes a flexible trip to explore one or several via ferratas of the beautiful Dolomites, in northeastern Italy. Just choose your favourite routes and he will guide you there!


Dolomite Mountains

1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Open to everyone



  • Explore the vertical world of the Dolomites
  • Marvel at the panoramic views
  • Challenge yourself with one or more via ferrata routes!


Located in northeastern Italy, the Dolomites are home to more than 170 via ferrata routes. Join me for one or more days to have an amazing time in this Italian rocky paradise.

This beautiful mountain range is characterized by its huge towers, pinnacles, spires and vertical limestone walls. The Dolomites are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and they are a world renown destination for via ferrata. In fact, this is where via ferrata was born!

In this occasion I propose you to design a program according to your wishes and time available in the area. Anything from meeting for a half day and share one via ferrata route, to embarking on a multi-day adventure to explore the best routes of the mountain range.

Some of my favourite spots are:

  • Marmolada west ridge. A classic route in the Dolomites which takes a full day includes crossing a glacier. A rather easy via ferrata, although glacier crossing has to be considered.

  • Tridentina Sella, in the Sella group. A challenging via ferrata with easy access, with beautiful views of the mountains and the village at the foot of the massif. It can be done in a half day.

  • Mesules, in the Sella group. One of the oldest via routes in the area, doable in a half day. A very demanding exposed via ferrata which starts at the Sella pass and ends at the summit of Piz Selva.

  • Roda de Vael and Masarè, in the Rosengarten group. Two routes close by which we can easily do in the same day. Masarè is the most demanding of the two, but also incredibly beautiful.

But there are many more incredible routes!

Send me a request so we can start planning, the potential of the Dolomites for via ferrata is immense! It will be my pleasure to guide you there. I also offer via ferrata courses for all levels which you can check out.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Frequently Asked Questions

Which via ferrata will we do?

How can I get to the meeting point?

Is this program suitable for beginners, children or older people?

Can I do more than one via ferrata?

Will the equipment be provided or do I need my own? Can I rent? How much is the approximate cost of renting the equipment?

What do I need to bring on the day of the tour?

Who will be me guide?

How many clients can go with 1 guide?

Do I need to have experience in rock climbing?

About the guide

Hi! I'm Renato, IFMGA guide from the Dolomites, and I work together with my colleagues Robert, Bruno, Patrick, Benedetta & Walter (German speaking). If I'm not available to guide you, one of them will take care of you.

I was born in 1961, I live in Campitello di Fassa, in the Dolomites, together with my family. I have two sons, one is a mountain guide, the other is a ski instructor. I am a certified mountain guide since 1982, an instructor of guides, alpine ski instructor and a Federal coach for ISEF.

Being in the mountains has always been my passion, guiding people, teaching them climbing, mountaineering... during the various seasons of the year. I very much enjoy drawing nice curves in fresh powder snow and discover the charm of the frozen waterfalls.

My curriculum and professional mountaineering is made of many ascents and some openings of routes in the Dolomites and the Alps. I climbed in Yosemite Valley (California), Ben Nevis (Scotland) and Norway, Greece, Spain and Sardinia. I did also several high altitude climbs like Mt Denali (Alaska), Ama Dablam (6828m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Manaslu (8163m), Shivling in India (6545m), Cotopaxi and Chimborazo in Ecuador (5897m and 6310m), Patagonia (Argentina).

Feel free to get in touch with me if you are coming in the Dolomites for skiing (alpine, freeride and ski touring), rock climbing, sport climbing and multi pitch climbing. It will be my pleasure to guide you here and let you discover my secret spots.


Italian | German | English



What people are saying about this trip

Kyle Jane Harrow


September, 2023

Davido was an excellent guide. Very cautious, careful and knowledgeable. He was very nice and patiently explained everything we needed to know. It was a very fun trip. However it was confusing because I was contacted first by Matteo and then by Robert who each were going to guide us and then when we arrived it was Davido. Also we had to spend additional €120 for a taxi to get there and back. So it was more € than we had thought. We didn’t know that we weren’t going to get picked up. That should have been explained ahead of time.

Mick Bradway


August, 2023

Renato was professional and a great guide! He took the time to point out the different mountain ranges and was very friendly. He took many pictures of us during the trip which was very nice and we appreciated it. I always felt safe during the trip. The pace of trekking was great. I highly recommend this 2 day, 1 night trip!

Jennifer Mosley


June, 2023

We had a wonderful time at the Sass de Stria via ferrata. Our guide Paolo, and his friend Mara were excellent communicators, knowledgable about the area, and supportive of the different experience and fitness levels in our group. It was a challenge, but a fun day for everyone from folks in their 70's who are fit but new to climbing, to folks in their 40s who are experienced and very active, to my 10 year old daughter who scrambled right up. Highly recommended, worth the money, and I would definitely book with them again. Easy to communicate with through WhatsApp.

Allison Tran


June, 2023

Our guide Robert was fantastic and we had so much fun! There didn't seem to be much flexibility in choosing a via ferrata, but maybe that's related to the season. Overall a great experience and would recommend to any adventurous folks.

Jay Horwitz


June, 2023

Our guide Robert was friendly, and definitely knew the Via Ferrata course we took by heart. He was patient when we were navigating our way up the climb, especially on the way down because I know we held him up a bit. We would definitely do it again - excellent service, and we really loved the pictureas he captured of our climb! Thank you! 😊

David Marshall


September, 2022

Guide Benny served us very well. (We never met Renato. ) she kept us safe and gave us all the adventure we could handle. She also gave us a a lift to our Rifugio at day’s end—beyond the call of duty. We highly recommend her.



September, 2022

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Lan Wei


July, 2022

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Mary Sutanto


July, 2022

My daughter and I had a wonderful time. The via Ferrata was great, the view was stunning and our guide, Benny, was wonderful. She oriented us of what’s coming, knowledgeable about the area, and making sure we’re comfortable with the pace. She helped us also with our accommodation to and from Figo di Fassa to the foot of the chairlift which we really appreciated her for that. About the via ferrata, make sure you wear mountain shoes.

Miles Padzensky


June, 2022

Renato was a fantastic guide. He is incredibly knowledgeable about the dolomites and was able to educate me and my friends about the region while providing a safe and fun Via Ferrata experience. I would highly recommend Renato for anyone looking for an experienced Via Ferrata guide

Erin Hall


May, 2022

We had an absolute blast with Bruno! Such a great day and great memories! Super grateful that he took a lot of pictures and shared them with us!

George Bosson


September, 2020

Explore share were highly responsive and found me a guide very last minute who was excellent. My only comment would be that due to the speed at which we completed the route, the day ended early afternoon so it would have been nice to fill out the rest of the time - it would therefore be helpful to clarify what is included in the price (e.g. am I paying for time such as a full day, or the route etc).



July, 2019

Renato had organized Bruno as a guide as he couldn’t do the day we wanted. Renato Everything was well communicated. Bruno was an excellent guide who knew so much about the Dolomites. All in all a great day. Thoroughly recommended.


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