Grenoble Via Ferrata | Presentation
First of all, the Grenoble via ferrata is about 5 minutes walk from the citycentre. Nevertheless, you will be in the mountains, out of the urbanized zone. It is a typical characteristic of Grenoble. This via ferrata is divided into 3 parts.
The first one consists in the rise of a pilar about fifteen meters high and then, a long crossing using a rope bridge and a Himalayan bridge or a big footbridge. After a forest walk, it will be time to start the second part.
The beginning of the second part is difficult because it is a little sloping. Once you have passed those 5 meters, you will enjoy a beautiful view over Grenoble and the Isère valley. Landscapes are even more amazing at the end of the day, when the sun goes down. Finally, the third part is very short and reaches La Bastille. After that, you will just have to come back down by the classical path of La Bastille.
Program of the day in the Grenoble via ferrata
Your activity starts with the meeting with your via ferratainstructor. It will take place on the Esplanade carpark close to Grenoble Porte de France. After the distribution of the equipment (helmet, harness, via ferrata ropes), a little walk is needed to go to the beginning of the Grenoble via ferrata.
Level : Easy
This circuit is accessible for all if you don't suffer from vertigo. You will often be at 25 meters high. The Grenoble via ferrata is not very committed. You can stop after the first part if you think it is too difficult. That's why it is accessible to beginners.
Where is the Grenoble via ferrata?
It is in the city of Grenoble next to the Porte de France. The GPS coordinates of the meeting point are:
45.1944, 5.7183 (decimal degrees)
45°11'39.8"N 5°43'05.9"E (degrees, minutes, seconds).
You can calculate your itinerary on our website with this page"Activities access"
To go to Quaix en Chartreuse, plan more time compared to what it is said on your GPS or on Google Maps. The objective is to be on time for the smooth running of the activity.