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Granite Via Ferrata Climbing Experience in Buena Vista provided by AVA Rafting & Zipline

Granite Via Ferrata Climbing Experience in Buena Vista

Granite Via Ferrata Climbing Experience in Buena Vista
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About
A Via Ferrata, which means “iron way” in Italian, is a method of mountaineering & rock climbing that’s been used in Europe for centuries. Via Ferrata courses use a combination of ladders, rungs, rails, cables and bridges to aid in moving across and up a cliff face. The Iron Way in Idaho Springs is an assisted rock climbing guided tour where guests clip into cables that run along the side of a cliff. They then move along a designated path of iron rungs and bridges to move across, and along the way they will be required to clip in and out of the cable to progress through the course. This is made possible through an advanced internal locking system in the carabiners. Each guest will have 2 carabiners connected to bungee-style lanyards on their harness. The internal locking system makes it impossible to clip out of both at the same time, insuring that climbers are connected to the cable of the course at all times.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
3 hour excursion that includes traversing the cliffside along paths, suspended bridges, and iron rungs. Jump off the free fall and rappel down a rock face along this heart-racing course.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 15415P27
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Local guide • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Duration
3h
Departure details
40671 US-24, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA AVA Buena Vista Outpost
Inclusions
Local guide • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
Gratuities • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure details
40671 US-24, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA AVA Buena Vista Outpost
Duration
3h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Weight minimums and maximums are 40 lbs to 250 lbs.
Operates in all weather conditions (exception of lightning), please dress appropriately
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
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MilwaukeeMike
Milwaukee,WI11 contributions
Via Ferrata at Buena Vista
Aug. 2021
Thanks to Luke and his crew for a great first time Via Ferrata experience. Three of us in the group, ages 48, 47 and 13. We all loved it and felt safe and secure the entire way. Lots of cool stuff included. Zip lining, rock climbing (with hand and foot holds, so no experience or technical skill needed) balance obstacles, and a rappel. Great bargain for a lot of different activities all wrapped into one. Staff allowed Go Pro video. Awesome! Have doubts or fear of heights? I say go for it. Very safe and secure.
Written August 10, 2021
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We are thrilled to hear you had a great time with Luke on your Via Ferrata adventure and will be sure to pass on your kind words. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review!
Written August 13, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

c s
1 contribution
Scary but exciting !
Jul. 2021 • Family
So fun!! Guides were amazing, thank you Dylan, Hudson and Luke for making us feel welcome and making the experience spectacular
Written July 10, 2021
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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review; we really appreciate it and will be sure to pass on your kind words to Dylan, Hudson and Luke. Come adventure with us again soon!
Written July 14, 2021
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Jameela H
Round Rock, TX4 contributions
What an experience!
Jul. 2021 • Family
Can’t believe we did this! It was awesome! Such a fun, unique experience. Highly recommend it over simply just zip-lining. Dillon and Derek and Luke were awesome guides and made us feel safe and confident—very fun and friendly too. Wish I had pictures to prove what we conquered but didn’t bring my phone on the adventure.
Written July 9, 2021
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We are thrilled you had a great time on your adventure and will be sure to let Dillon, Derek and Luke know! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review; we really appreciate it.
Written July 14, 2021
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Lisa
Mobile, AL2 contributions
Best trip ever
I was actually dreading this adventure because I'm so out of shape. However! Dillon, Hudson and Luke made my experience AWESOME!
Written July 3, 2021
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We are so thrilled that you had an awesome time on your adventure and really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We will pass on your kind words to Dillon, Hudson, and Luke!
Written July 5, 2021
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Kevin
6 contributions
Wonderful and challenging experience
Jun. 2021
Luke and Colleen were wonderful guides for the Via Ferrata! It was easy for my 18-year old son and a real challenge for me at 55, but we both made it through an exhilarating experience! Both guides were good encouragers and Luke had some great Dad jokes! Not sure about the penguin one though... People new to this activity should know that it's best for people who are in good shape and comfortable with heights. I am so glad we challenged ourselves and couldn't think of a better group to do something like this with than AVA!
Written June 22, 2021
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We are thrilled to hear about your time on our Via Ferrata! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Luke and Colleen. Come adventure with us again soon!
Written June 23, 2021
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Abra cadabra
2 contributions
Awesome
Sep. 2020 • Family
Patrick and Anthony were great guides! I’m scared of heights but they helped me face them with ease! Will definitely come back to Colorado and do it again
Written September 7, 2020
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Kari V
4 contributions
Celebration of Life Event
Sep. 2019 • Family
Adrian and Brandon came to the rescue at the last minute to correct a booking error. My 72 year old mom and my 9 year old grandson had the BEST TIME OF THEIR LIVES!
There is no way I can ever say enough good things about the day. The memory will live forever! Thank you so very much!
Written September 12, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

kklammers
PA191 contributions
Great adventure activity!
Aug. 2019
While visiting family in Buena Vista we decided to do the Via Ferrata course.Brandon and Shawn were our guides and were very safety conscious but also fun! I felt very secure from the minute we started. One of our 7 got a bit scared but Brandon was very reassuring and talked her through it and she was glad she was able to complete the course. Especially liked the zip lining, rappelling and climbing portion. We were able to schedule the day of which was great. FYI,The free fall portion of the trip is not going to be used until next year, which was a bit disappointing for some in our group and we felt that should have been disclosed when we booked. My only other suggestion is that they should have a bathroom to use in the building where you check in and not a porta potty. If you have a sense of adventure, you will love the Via Ferrata!
Written August 29, 2019
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Trip B
Minneapolis, MN59 contributions
Amazing Experience!
We had a small group of adventurers on the Via Ferrata/zip line/rappelling combo and absolutely loved it! Our guides Brandon, Shawn, and Adrian did an outstanding job of mixing fun into the technical work to ensure we had a safe experience. What an adrenaline rush! There were multiple points to exit the course if desired (in case someone finds this is not their thing) and I’m glad we didn’t use them. We had such a great time we came back 2 days later to raft! YOU NEED TO TRY THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE!!!
Written August 19, 2019
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JKR
Austin, TX11 contributions
Had a blast on the Via Ferrata!
Aug. 2019 • Family
So glad we did this while in the Buena Vista area! Our teen/young adult kids loved it. I, the mom, was a big scaredy-cat during some of the climbing (even though I was securely clipped onto the safety line!) But i faced my fears and did it... I was even disappointed that the free fall wasn’t open yet. (Should be open soon they said.) Our guides, Crook and Brandon, were awesome! They made us feel safe the entire time and made us laugh a lot too :) Watch the video on the AVA website to get an idea of what you’ll experience.
Written August 19, 2019
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