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Via Ferrata trip in the Rosengarten group

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Climb the legendary Rosengarten mountain range through it's thrilling Via Ferrata routes with an IFMGA-certified mountain guide. Get ready for your next adventure in the stunning natural scenery of this legendary landmark and start planning your trip today!


Dolomite Mountains

+1 Days

Jun - Nov



* Experience a day exploring the paths of the "Rose Garden" that inspired the legend of King Laurin!

* Jump into a new adventure and experience the thrill of climbing towering mountains.

* Discover the heart of the Rosengarten mountain range, an exceptional destination for any mountain enthusiast and adventure-seeker.


Embark on a new adventure as you scale the legendary Rosengarten mountain range through its riveting Via Ferrata routes, led by an IFMGA-certified mountain guide. Prepare to be amazed by the fantastical landscape as described in the famous legend of King Laurin's "Rose Garden", with dramatic peaks, spires and the unique pink hues of the dolomite rock.

I will guide you on a day trip to the heart of the Rosengarten group, a spectacular must-see destination and a paradise for mountain and Via Ferrata enthusiasts. Together, we can choose the route based on your abilities and preferences to assure the perfect climbing trip - regardless of skill level.

Below are some of the options available:

  • Roda di Vael stands as the highest point of the southern ridge of Catinaccio with an incredible height of 2806 meters. The loop route is of medium-easy difficulty and offers stunning panoramic views of the Dolomites and the Western Alps.

  • The Santner Via Ferrata is situated in a stunning location, winding through small gorges and narrow gullies. The most challenging part of the route is the "ice gorge", a narrow gully where icy snows can be found even with warmer weather. At the end of the via ferrata at Rifugio Passo Santner, the trail leads to the Rifugio Re Alberto, nestled under the iconic Vajolet towers.

  • Via Ferrata Masarè is an extremely varied and incredibly beautiful route that follows the Masarè ridge, leading to the summit of several rocky pinnacles. The route offers a breathtaking balcony view of the Dolomites.

  • The Catinaccio d'Antermoia Via Ferrata guarantees a thrilling and adventurous experience with its exposure and challenging terrain.

Reach the summit and be rewarded with the unobstructed views of the panoramic spectacle of the surrounding Alps. The Catinaccio peak, the Vajolet Towers, Sasso Lungo, the Sella group, and Marmolada are all visible, with Antelao and Civetta in the background. The stunning turquoise-blue view of Lake Antermoia is an absolute highlight not to be missed.

ANOTHER OPTION: Traverse the Catinaccio group by following three via ferrata routes! This trip will last for three days and two nights, during which you will be sleeping in alpine huts and enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Dolomites.

Get ready for an unforgettable experience, get in touch now to secure your spot on a thrilling via ferrata climbing trip in the magnificent mountains of the Dolomites for one day or more.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Harness

- Helmet

- Belay and rappel devices

Price details

Not included in the price:




-Hut accommodation if needed


Day 1: Climbing in the Dolomites

We will be able to choose together the route with the difficulty and altitude difference suitable for your or your abilities! Here are some of the possibilities:

Roda di Vael via ferrata
Roda di Vael (2806m) is the highest elevation of the southern ridge of Catinaccio. Loop route: of medium-easy difficulty, with breathtaking views of all the Dolomites and the Western Alps!

Santner Pass Via Ferrata

The Santner Via Ferrata rises in a magnificent location, traversing small gorges and narrow gullies. The most difficult passage is the so-called "ice gorge," a small gully where even in August it is possible to find icy snow. At the end of the via ferrata at Rifugio Passo Santner, the trail leads to the rifugio re alberto, under the iconic Vajolet towers!

Via Ferrata Masarè

Extremely varied and incredibly beautiful equipped route that runs along the Masarè ridge, touching the summit of several rocky pinnacles: a balcony over the Dolomites!

Via Ferrata Catinaccio d'Antermoia

The via ferrata at Catinaccio d'Antermoia promises exposure and pure adventure!

Upon reaching the summit, the unobstructed view takes in the Alp all around: The peak of Catinaccio and the Vajolet Towers, Sasso Lungo, the Sella group and Marmolada, as well as Antelao and Civetta in the background, are all in close proximity. An absolute highlight: the turquoise-blue view of Lake Antermoia!


Traverse the Catinaccio group via 3 via ferrata routes! 3 days and two nights sleeping in alpine huts, enjoying the sunrises and sunsets that only the mountains can provide!


Equipment you will need to bring

**Gear needed for this trip**: * Sunglasses * Poles * Harness * Via Ferrata kit (rental possibility) * Backpack * Water Bottle * Helmet


Do I need to have experience in rock climbing?

No! There are via Ferratas for total beginners (such as the Roda di Vael or Santner via Ferrata).

Then there are some others for intermediates (the via ferrata Antermoia and Masarè), and some for the most experienced and trained climbers!

What is the height, distance and duration of this trip?

The trip usually takes around 6 hours. The starting and ending time of the activity will depend on where you are staying. As regards the route we decide to take, it depends on your experience, skill level, and weather conditions. But don't worry, we will be able to accommodate the schedule to whatever works best for you.

What is included and not included in the price?

The guiding fee and the gear that you need for the via Ferrata are included in the price! The cablecar, chair lift, lunch, and hut accommodation (if needed) are not included. We will try to meet you in case you need a car ride.

Who will be our guide?

My name is Filippo and I'll be your guide for the day! Just in case I'm not available, you will be notified that the day will be conducted by another certified guide.

Can we also do two days of via ferrata?

Certainly! I will offer you two days of via Ferrata climbing in the Catinaccio group with an overnight stay in a typical Dolomite hut, so you can enjoy an even more complete experience!

Do you also offer other activities in the Dolomites?

My group of guides and I also offer hiking days, trekking days, introductory climbing days, and multi-pitch climbing days! Whatever you want to do in the Dolomites, we will guide you!

How many people can go on a via ferrata with one guide?

It depends on the difficulty level of the via Ferrata we will do. On the easy ones, one guide can take up to 5 people, on mid-level via Ferratas up to 3/4, and on very difficult via Ferratas one guide can take only 1 or 2 people.

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

Yes, there are great Via Ferratas suitable for children, families, beginners or older people.

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

Just comfortable clothes for the hike and via Ferrata, and trekking shoes with a fairly stiff sole to be comfortable climbing on a metal ladder and walking on rocks. You should also bring a 20L backpack with water and a couple of energy bars. I will tell you the specific clothes you need depending on the weather forecast.

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Rosa Alpina San Cassiano Italy
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Hotel Greif Bolzano Italy
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Hotel Laurin Bolzano Italy
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About the guide

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Hi! I’m Filippo! I’m a law graduate and Mountain Guide based in Bolzano and founder of All Mountain Guides, an association of 4 Mountain Guides accompanying our guest with passion in the Dolomites and in the Alps! Can’t wait to tie to the rope with you and climb some mountain together!


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