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SACRED VALLEY VIA FERRATA


A GREAT DAY IN THEIR LIFE. Hanging bridge to 250 mts, rappel of 100 mts and the best view in the Sacred (PRIVATE ROUTE) Valley.

The route has 300 meters high in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Inca; exposing to all type of climbers to unimaginable landscapes of mystic ruins and natural scenarios. Exact location: Pachar, between Urubamba and Ollantaytambo; to 8 km of Ollantaytambo.

1. What is a road ferrata?.

Via ferrata it is the name used to describe the roads found in the high of Alps, where fixed cables are used for the protection and iron stairways to go up difficult (Another name is Klettersteig) sections. Originally, the roads ferrata were built in Italian Dolomites to allow the movements of the troops during First World War. When the war concluded, these protected roads passed at the hands of mountain guides who have used them to take to clients to the feet of the mountains.

A road ferrata is a route type to climb a mountain that with a permanently installed system of security, it offers to people without any type of experience in escalade and using a minimum of team; the opportunity to move through mountainous spectacular scenarios.

The climber this stingy one the whole time to a steel cable that the whole route travels, is not generally required of any escalade rope. Metal stairways, hanging bridges and similar facilities are used. This helps to maintain the physical difficulty of the escalade and the novice climbers' mixture basic abilities while it provides an access to very high, vertical parts and you carry to an extreme from a mountain that could only be affordable to experienced rock climbers.

2. Who can climb the road ferrata?.

Any person in good health and that it can manage the height of the stairways. The minimum age for the road ferrata of the Sacred Valley of the Inca is 11 years of age. We reserve ourselves the admission right, according to our trial to determine if people are capable for the road ferrata.

Without exceptions, the climbers of the road ferrata will always go accompanied by a guide.

3. That I equip is it used?.

A standard escalade harness, helmet, gloves and a double system, with disipador of force specially designed for escalade of via ferrata (System via ferrata). These elements will be given by Nature he/she Lives.

4. Security in the road ferrata.

The used team allows the person to always stay tied to a line of life, in this case a steel cable. Through the system via ferrata the person will be able to go going up the road making sure easily with the mosquetones of the system. If ends up happening a fall, they will be caught of the line of life without more risk. The system of via ferrata it will absorb the force.

All our guides are mountain guides, enabled in vertical rescue.

5. That I should take?.

To use clothes light and good shoes (tennis, light walk boots, etc. Non sandals). Keep in mind that as he/she goes ascending it will be cold and more wind, it can take extra clothes in a small backpack. To take minimum 2 liters of water.

6. Duration of the road ferrata.

Arrival, surrenders of the team and chat of security will take 30 minutes. The ascent and descent of the road odrá to last between 3 and 6 hours according to the rhythm of the group.

7. Prices.

Value for person USD $ 60,00

The price includes via ferrata of 4 hours up to 300 mts of height, transport from Cusco to the Valley and return.

Taken of: http://www.naturavive.com/vbecontent/newsdetail.asp?id=336&idcompany=3




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