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Mammoth Via Ferrata: Climbing Made Simple

14th August 2018 | OTS Staff

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Via Ferrata views at Mammoth. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata views at Mammoth.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata views at Mammoth. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Mammoth Via Ferrata climbers are outfitted with a harness, helmet and some special shoes to help grip the rock better. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth Via Ferrata climbers are outfitted with a harness, helmet and some special shoes to help grip the rock better.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth Via Ferrata climbers are outfitted with a harness, helmet and some special shoes to help grip the rock better. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Mammoth's Via Ferrata features a Suspension Bridge that traverses the rock face about 3/4-way up that allows climbers to transfer from the first half of one route to the second half of another. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth's Via Ferrata features a Suspension Bridge that traverses the rock face about 3/4-way up that allows climbers to transfer from the first half of one route to the second half of another.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth's Via Ferrata features a Suspension Bridge that traverses the rock face about 3/4-way up that allows climbers to transfer from the first half of one route to the second half of another. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Via Ferrata is rock climbing made simple. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata is rock climbing made simple.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata is rock climbing made simple. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Via Ferrata routes allow climbers to more safely traverse the mountain using steel safety cables, metal rungs, steps and bridges that are permanently fixed to the rock. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata routes allow climbers to more safely traverse the mountain using steel safety cables, metal rungs, steps and bridges that are permanently fixed to the rock.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata routes allow climbers to more safely traverse the mountain using steel safety cables, metal rungs, steps and bridges that are permanently fixed to the rock. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
No climbing experience and a minimal fitness level are required to participate in Mammoth's Via Ferrata. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

No climbing experience and a minimal fitness level are required to participate in Mammoth's Via Ferrata.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

No climbing experience and a minimal fitness level are required to participate in Mammoth's Via Ferrata. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Mammoth's Via Ferrata is a guided climbing experience for all levels. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth's Via Ferrata is a guided climbing experience for all levels.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth's Via Ferrata is a guided climbing experience for all levels. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Found in Europe all over the Alps and Dolomites, Via Ferrata routes are just starting to appear in mountain towns across North America. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Found in Europe all over the Alps and Dolomites, Via Ferrata routes are just starting to appear in mountain towns across North America.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Found in Europe all over the Alps and Dolomites, Via Ferrata routes are just starting to appear in mountain towns across North America. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Mammoth Mountain recently debuted its Via Ferrata climbing experience, located mid-mountain on the rugged cliffs below the Caldera Overlook near McCoy Station. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth Mountain recently debuted its Via Ferrata climbing experience, located mid-mountain on the rugged cliffs below the Caldera Overlook near McCoy Station.
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Mammoth Mountain recently debuted its Via Ferrata climbing experience, located mid-mountain on the rugged cliffs below the Caldera Overlook near McCoy Station. - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)
Via Ferrata is Italian for “Iron Road.” - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata is Italian for “Iron Road.”
Copyright: Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

Via Ferrata is Italian for “Iron Road.” - © Peter Morning (Mammoth Mountain)

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