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Not for the faint of heart

By far one of the highlights of my trip to Murren. About 50%+ of the Via Ferrata is pretty simple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Loved the challenging course!

My two friends and I were on a hiking trip of Switzerland, Italy, and France. We wanted to try the... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
mayc351
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far one of the highlights of my trip to Murren. About 50%+ of the Via Ferrata is pretty simple and not too technical but there are some portions that can really get the heart racing. You will have a ~5 minute exposure on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

My two friends and I were on a hiking trip of Switzerland, Italy, and France. We wanted to try the Via Ferrata course for fun. We had the best time on this challenging course and loved the spectacular views. I really enjoyed the suspension bridge,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

If you have a Via Ferrata kit or rent one locally, this is a great way to spend a few hours in Murren. The route is about 1,700m long, but not all on VF wires. There are 3 bridges to cross, some of which are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

I love when a Via Ferrata has cable from start to end. You will need to be careful with some steps in the most exposed part, because there's some a little bit loose, but it's safe. I wish the nepalese bridge would have something to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

This 2.2 km hike is a whole lot of fun. We rented gear (carabiners, harness, and helmet) at Intersport Stager Sport for 25 CHF. Gloves are optional but because you are running your hands-on cable for 2.2 km, they are highly recommended. We did not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

So one morning in Murren the husband and I woke up and wondered, "What can we do today to check off of our Do Something Stupid Today List?". And on this clear morning, what else but the Via Ferrata? But of course! Everything that has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The Via Ferrata in Lauterbrunnen is deffinitely something that will give you bragging subjects for life if you complete it. I will be very straight forward: If you have a fear or even a discomfort only with heights, do not go! If you havea weak,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We did the Via Ferrata as a private tour (5 of us) with a terrific guide from Grindlewald Sports named “Beat”. It is just incredible. Terrifying. Amazing. It is a pretty good hike, with a lot of climbing down ladders, and up steep paths, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I don’t like heights, but this baby had been bugging me for years....I had to do it. I didn’t sleep at all the previous night as I was worried about attempting this. We booked a guide for it at Murren as it was our first...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Hubby and I are in our late 50s, above-average fitness for our age, but from sea level. This was tough for us, both mentally and physically -- BUT WE DID IT thanks to the marvelously patient Martin, and a group of much younger participants who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Margaret V
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Joyce k |
To be safe, like everything else it’s best to enquire/reserve a alpine guide before you go. Costs CHF 125.- from Mürren includes hiking boots, helmet, harness, Via Ferrata set and gloves
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raeicher
May 14, 2018|
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Response from thephilipj |
No you don’t need a guide - but you should get equipment from the local shop.
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