Burg via ferrata

The year-round via ferrata.

Difficulty level: B

Ascent: 15 minutes

To reach this via ferrata, head to the Versettla cable car summit station, then follow walking route 10 “Gipfelweg Madrisella” [Madrisella summit route]. After 10 minutes, turn right and head towards the summit. The access route snakes its way around the avalanche towers.

Via ferrata duration: 45 minutes

Length: Cable length 200 meters

Height in meters: 50

Exposure: North-northeast

This via ferrata is well suited to families and beginners, giving them an opportunity to practice safety techniques. The route takes you at fairly low levels with a gentle ascent to the ledge. The view over Heimspitze, Madrisella and Versettla is spectacular, while behind them, in the second row, the 3000 m high giants of the Silvretta group sit enthroned.

Descent: 30 minutes

Once you have completed the via ferrata, the Versettla cable car summit station is just 30 minutes away. Don’t forget to plan a stop-off on the terrace of Nova Stoba after conquering the via ferrata.

Passage is also possible in winter, albeit only recommended for experienced winter mountain climbers: Difficulty level: C.