Via Ferrata is Italian for "iron path"
The Via Ferrata is a brand new feature at Mount Cook, which includes a two tier 80 meter journey along a disused quarry face, with a variety of rock and metal handholds.
Low rope obstacle course and high rope protected climbing challenges. Scrambling up trees, over cargo nets and along balance beams. Work as a team to overcome problems. This course is onsite, close to facilities.
What to Bring:
- Clothing you don't mind getting mucky in the trees
- Snacks for energy
All safety equipment is provided
Frequently Asked Questions
If you require more information about the course or the Big Shakeout Festival, please get in touch.
No. You must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket to participate in any School of Adventure Activities. Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket will be cancelled and refunded.
The Big Shakeout Festival and all courses will operate in line with the latest government restrictions. If the festival or a course cannot be run due to Covid restrictions, full refunds will be issued.
We will do everything we can to make sure your chosen activity goes ahead, however in some circumstances a course may have to be cancelled due to weather or lack of numbers. In these cases we will either offer you a place on an alternative activity or refund.
You will receive an email confirmation with an order reference number upon completing your order. Your order number is your unique reference number, bring it along with you and present it at along with your name at the School of Adventure Meeting Point.
The Alpkit Foundation's School of Adventure has a packed programme, full of specialist courses with qualified instructors to either introduce you to new adventures or improve your skills.