Les Bourtes via ferrata : la Plagne has climbed the ladder

Les Bourtes via ferrata : la Plagne has climbed the ladder

In addition to the two via ferrata routes already installed in Champagny en Vanoise, an intermediate course opened in July 2015 in the sector of Les Bourtes in Belle-Plagne.

The route takes climbers across a rocky itinerary equipped with cables, ladders, ramps, a monkey bridge and two giant zip wires, and is accessible for families and groups of friends.

The 600 m course, set between 2350 m and 2560 m altitude, is equipped with a continuous Aeroligne lifeline so climbers can keep moving without having to undo or change their connection from one section to the next.

 

Activity free of charge

Average time: 1hr30 (+15 minutes for the zip wires)

Access in 20 minutes on Les Blanchets chairlift Monday to Friday, or on foot from Belle Plagne (45 mins to get there and 1hr to get back).

Not for adults with no experience of via ferrata or children unless accompanied by an experienced adult.

Practise test on a rock at the foot of the via ferrata

Minimum height 1 m 20 cm

Equipment: helmet and special equipment required (including special pulley for the zip wires). Rental is possible from sports shops.

Further info: La Plagne Tourisme altitude

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