Access: The footpath to the start is well signposted, it takes about 20 minutes from the village centre of Pontresina.
Descent: After the via ferrata La Resgia you can either hike up to Alp Languard and from there take the chairlift to Pontresina or descend directly on the Röntgenweg. If you still haven't had enough of the via ferrata, you can reach the start of the Languard via ferrata in 10 to 15 minutes. Another 90 metres in altitude with a length of 200 metres and a good 15-metre-long rope walkway as a highlight.
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Safety informationK3–K4 on the via ferrata difficulty scale. Use is under your own responsibility and at your own risk. For your first time on this route, it is recommended that you go with a professional mountain guide.
Climbing on a via ferrata involves some risk. If you have not prepared properly, have inadequate equipment or behave incorrectly, there is a risk of falling. You are therefore advised only to climb on the via ferrata if you have the necessary knowledge and physical fitness. You need to be sure-footed and have a good head for heights.
PLEASE ALSO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING POINTS:
Only set out in settled weather conditions.
If there is a risk of thunderstorms, keep away from ironwork and quickly look for safe shelter at a sufficient distance away from the via ferrata.
Do not cause any rock falls and be considerate towards other climbers.
Check your partner at the start (helmet, climbing harness and energy absorbing lanyard).
Maintain sufficient distances (only one person between two fixed points).
Do not leave the via ferrata and always use the safety rope.
Protect fauna and flora. Take your rubbish away with you.
Children (below 40 kg): The via ferrata set and harness (or combiharness) must be appropriate for the weight of the child.
Do not start out on the via ferrata if it is closed off.
Via ferrata sets in compliance with the EN 958:2017 standard are suitable for users weighing between 40 and 120 kg
Book recommendations for this region:
EquipmentCOMPULSORY: Helmet, energy absorbing lanyard (EN 958:2017), climbing harness, gloves
RECOMMENDED: Hiking or via ferrata boots, warm clothing (even in good weather), snacks, drinks (water/tea), mobile phone, backpack, first aid kit
The equipment can be rented at the sport shops in Pontresina.
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