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Via Ferrata of Fort l’Ecluse

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Via Ferrata of Fort l’Ecluse

The Via Ferrata runs along the steep limestone wall of the fort. It crosses more or less steep projections, interspersed with banks and comfortable terraces, and ends with a 15 m monkey bridge that allows you to cross the moat.

Description

The Via Ferrata traverses the steep limestone face of the fort. It traverses more or less steep ledges, interspersed with comfortable ledges and terraces, and ends with a 15 m monkey bridge over the moat. The via ferrata at Fort l'Écluse is relatively accessible, even if it doesn't appear to be suitable for beginners. Access is free, and can be made fairly early in the season due to the low altitude. Equipment hire from Fort l'Ecluse Aventure: www.fort-lecluse-aventure.com. Remember that it's essential to be equipped with via ferrata gear (harness, helmet, lanyard with two karabiners and shock absorber). If necessary, don't hesitate to add a rope for roped climbing, and carry some gear (lanyards) for resting.

Equipments

  • Parking
  • Via ferrata

Prices

Free access.

Good deals

A splendid sight on the defile of the Ecluse deep cut dug by the Rhone between Jura and Vuache.

Opening period

All year round.

Subject to favorable weather.

Ouverture complémentaire

  • Subject to favorable weather

Spoken languages

  • French

Localisation

Pets

Pets allowed : No

Themes

  • Tips : A splendid sight on the defile of the Ecluse deep cut dug by the Rhone between Jura and Vuache.

Via Ferrata of Fort l’Ecluse
Route de Genève Lieu-dit Longeray 01200 Léaz