Via Ferrata Barcelona
Spectacular scenery spreads across the mountainside of Catalonia. Prominent jagged peaks form an impressive and striking image. Legendary stories diffuse from a centuries-old monastery, while a scattering of squalid huts lie abandoned by secluded monks. The peculiar pink conglomerate rock that the mountain range consists of is fully protected within a national park.
Spanish and Catalan
Best time to visit
Visit between May and September for prime months, yet it’s possible to visit all-year round for good climbing conditions
What’s the weather like?
The summer months are sunny and dry, while spring and autumn bring warm and pleasant weather. Winter months are still mild yet receives a large amount of rain
The Montserrat mountain range features a large collection of jagged peaks close to the Catalonian capital of Barcelona. The most prominent peaks include Sant Jeroni (1,236 meters), Montgrós (1,120 meters) and Miranda de les Agulles (903 meters). Montserrat roughly translates as saw mountain, which aptly describes the rocky handsaw shape of the well-known mountain range
Best via ferratas around Barcelona
A via ferrata (which means “iron path” in Italian) is a protected vertical and horizontal climbing route. While its origins date from the nineteenth century, many of these routes were built during World War I, in the Dolomite mountain range, in northeastern Italy, to help troops move across the area. As these have become
May 7, 2018
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