Via Ferrata – Konitsa

normal
Difficulty:
Medium Difficulty
Duration:
1 Day
location:
Epirus
Minimum age:
16+

Via Ferrata in Konitsa Experience an adventure like no other, Via Ferrata in Konitsa. An easy difficulty, 6-hour long route, under the guidance of our certified and experienced athlete-guides, ideal for beginners and people with average fitness levels and no fear of heights.

Via Ferrata is a very special activity with a quite extreme character that does not require prior experience. The fitness required is average, however one must not be afraid of heights
It is a climbing trail, “carved” on a steep hill, that employs steel cables, rungs or ladders all along the way. Access to its most exposed part, is ensured by using special equipment.

Via Ferrata takes place in river Aoos, next to Konitsa. The trail begins in Konitsa old bridge. Via Ferrata takes place in river Aoos, next to Konitsa. The trail begins in Konitsa old bridge.

We hike parallel to the river and cross 2 bridges. One small in Gravos of 6-7m length, and a longer one, Aoo’s thibetan, 17m long and 35m high!

In order to access the trail, we must take a mild 45′ hike over a beautiful, scenic route. Many impressive climbs follow, on steel ladders and a vertical rock, 60-70m above water. Around the middle of the route, we will meet several hiking sections, boasting beautiful scenic landscapes, and then end up in the historic bridge of Konitsa.

Along the way we will meet:

The two-arched Konitsa bridge
Aoos gorge

Details:

  • Activity duration: 6 hours
  • Preparation and training: 20′
  • Hiking before: 50′
  • duration:4,5 hours
  • Hiking after: 5′
  • Meeting time: 09:00
  • End of the activity: 15:00
  • Optimum period: all year

 

Inclusions

  • Accredited guides
  • Your personal equipment provided is a helmet and fully equipped harness for the activity via ferrata.
  • Photos /videos

 

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes, sports or hiking shoes, water, a small backpack, a snack (a swimming suit and a towel are optional)

 

Special requirements

  • The minimum age is 16 years old
  • Normal physical and mental condition
  • Normal body weight
  • Ease with heights
  • No use of alcohol or drugs
  • Minors accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

 

If you have any concerns about your ability to join us on this great adventure, please contact us

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