Via Ferrata – mastering the sporting challenge!

Master the sporting challenge of the Via Ferrata Fürenwand! Enjoy the breathtaking scenery on the way up. This adventure demands a good dose of bravery and a bit of strength. We recommend beginners to go with a professional guide.

Equipment for the via ferrata can be rented by us at the valley station Fürenalp. Please inform us in advance by telephone or email for the reservation of the equipment. The rent for the equipment costs CHF 25.

Information to the via ferrata

Difficulty: K4 - K5 (K1=easy, K5=very difficult)
Time required: 3 1/2 hours
Return: with the cablecar Fürenalp or on different hikes
Variation in height: 760 meter
Sleep: possible on the Alp of Fuerenalp


The Via Ferrata is under safe conditions open from the mid of May until the end of October and the use at own risk. With good weather conditions, the opening or closing of the via ferrate may be extended. In this case, we will publish the dates on this website.

Information via ferrata Engelberg: Engelberg Mountain Guide

GPS-Daten und Google-Earth
PDF Klettersteig Fürenalp Info (GER)

Enjoy some breathtaking movies from the Via Ferrata "Fürenwand":

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