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A participant is focused on the climb during the Via Ferrata Rio Sallagoni at Lake Garda for Beginners.



Via Ferrata Rio Sallagoni at Lake Garda for Beginners

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Via ferrata
Full description
Minimum age
12 years
German, English, Italian
Meeting place

Parking camping Arco, via Legionari Cecoslovacchi 14, loc. Prabi, 38062 Arco (TN)


This short via ferrata tour takes you through a stunning canyon. Its landscape with small waterfalls is wild and romantic. The challenge will be to get through the canyon without getting wet, although a refreshment might be welcomed in summer! It is a very diverse route that will test your strength, balance and courage.

Tour programme
- Preparation:
We meet in Arco, where you get to know your alpine guide and receive the necessary equipment. After a short trip to the starting point, our experienced guide will give you an introduction to the route and safety-guidelines.
- Tour:
This route follows along the steep walls of the canyon. You will encounter prominent passages, some long iron ropes and a Tibetan bridge made of ropes. We will climb up until we reach the Castle of Drena.
- Arrival:
At the end of the tour we take you back to the base.

Tour facts
- Mountain: Drena
- Description: Mount Drena has an altitude of 400 m asl where you can find the old medieval castle which is surrounded by millenarian chestnut groves.
- Total duration: 3-4h
- Duration of the via ferrata: 1h30min
- Difference in altitude: 300 m

Included Services
- Via ferrata set (sling, bumper, 2 elastic strings and 2 carabiners)
- Harness
- Helmet
- Protection gloves
- Certified guide
- Transfer to the point of entry and back to the base
- A GoPro can be rented (€20) and you can take the 8 GB SD Card home with you

Bring along
- Backpack with: at least 1L of water, snack (for a little break at the top), spare shirt
- Hiking boots
- Windproof jacket

- Minimum height: 140 cm
- Minimum age: 12 years
- Physical health
- Sure-footedness
- No fear of heights

Recommendations for Via Ferrata Rio Sallagoni at Lake Garda for Beginners

ChristophJuly 27, 2021verified1 day (3.5 hours/day)

The via ferrata was perfect for us beginners. Very great to see and very professional guide.

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  • Landscape
  • Value for money
  • Safety
  • Guide
  • Service
  • Location
AlexanderJuly 9, 2019verified1 day (3.5 hours/day)

First time on via Ferrata. Good entry point to start and gain courage. Rio Sallagoni is not boring, changing several times, merely all is in shadow, so you should take it even in hot sunny day. Guide was kind, explained everything and patient to newcomers, children.

  • pedagogical
  • beginner friendly
  • entertaining

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