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Via Ferrata

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Address: Nidrimatti | Behind Sportchalet, Murren, Switzerland
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Nature Overload

Unbelievable experience for me. I though that I had little fear of heights, but yes it was a little nerve wracking at a couple of points. Won't forget it as long as I live

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patrick E
Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievable experience for me. I though that I had little fear of heights, but yes it was a little nerve wracking at a couple of points. Won't forget it as long as I live

Thank Patrick E
Billings, Montana
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134 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Grateful for this free attraction. We brought our own equipment. The views were spectacular. I wish we had these in the US.

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Really unbelievable. Be prepared for some thrilling terrain and heights. We hired a guide in Murren and he was awesome. Not for the faint of heart!

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The short story is that I recommend this without hesitation, as long as you are reasonably fit and do not have a severe fear of heights. The longer story is as follows. Firstly, I would highly recommend going with a guide. Our guide Dave, an American, was excellent. A second guide came along at the back of the group, Andy,... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

It was our first Via Ferrata walk, and we would like to do it again! Our guide Dave was amazing, very professional, calm and helpful. Views are spectacular, nothing can be compared with seeing the valley below from the top of the cliff, 1 km vertical drop right under your feet. Before going, make sure you are not afraid of... More 

1 Thank dtrvno
Bern, Switzerland
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

today i did this via ferrata with a small group. we took Dave to guide us along. at first it doesnt seem like much, almost Judy like a walk in the alps. then the fun began! with staples sticking out of the cliff face and being able to see stechelberg cable car station beneth us. to me that was the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This experience was nothing like we've ever had before! My husband and I knew a little bit about the Via Ferrata, but did not know fully what to expect. There ended up being multiple obstacles that gave us a thrill! We always felt safe though because you are hooked to a cable while wearing a harness. Our guide was very... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Via Ferrata is an excellent adventure. The course is well maintained and it would be impossible to get lost, due to the fact that you are harnessed to the cable the whole time. We rented our harnesses, helmet and gloves from Panoramic Restaurant Alpina, which is just across the street from the Via Ferrata. I would recommend renting from... More 

Thank scott g
Wichita, Kansas
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Dave, our guide, couldn't have been more helpful or more calm. The views of the valley below us and the mountains above were really quite spectacular. And if your looking for an adrenaline rush, the portion of the climb where you're hanging off the cliff face will definitely take care of that. However, the exposed portion only takes about 10... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is an awesome hike. It includes three ravine crossings: two short tight wire walks and a lengthy suspension bridge. If you plan to make this hike, and you should, Dave Barlia is a terrific guide.

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