Great Daubenhorn via ferrata open
The Daubenhorn via ferrata is the longest in Switzerland, graded K5 (extremely difficult). The itinerary leads almost entirely along vertical rock faces, and features many memorable highlights including a cave with a waterfall.
difficult, D/EDifficulty: difficult
D Vertical, sometimes overhanging terrain, mostly very exposed. Safety elements may be far apart. A sure foot, a good head for heights, excellent physical condition and a great deal of strength in arms and legs necessary. Via ferrata equipment obligatory. Not suitable for beginners or children E Vertical, often overhanging terrain, exposed throughout; combined with rock climbing. A sure foot and a good head for heights required, along with a great deal of strength in hands (fingers), arms and legs, as well as a high level of suppleness. Via ferrata equipment obligatory; rope teamwork may be required. Not suitable for children or beginners
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The highly impressive and extrem difficult via ferrata offers the visitor the opportunity to enjoy the unique panorama of the Valais Alps. After 8 hours or so of climbing a good 1,000 metres you finally arrive at the Daubenhorn summit (2,941 metres above sea level)