Via Ferrata Sunrise Tour

Being up before the sun rises is not a usual occurrence for most, but when… Read More

What to Wear on the Tahoe Via Ferrata

Your experience on the Tahoe Via Ferrata is unlike anything else here in Lake Tahoe. With that said, climbers should always come prepared with a few essentials. Read More

What to Expect: A Day on the Tahoe Via Ferrata

A day on the Tahoe Via Ferrata begins and ends at our offices in the Village at Squaw Valley. You'll arrive at your scheduled start time to grab a few pieces of gear and meet your climbing guide. Read More

Tahoe Via Ferrata Opens in 4 Days!

The Tahoe Via Ferrata, Squaw Valley’s newest outdoor adventure, will officially open for the Summer of 2019 on June 15, the first full summer of operations in Tahoe! Via Ferrata, Italian for “Iron Road”, is a protected hiking and climbing experience. All clients are guided by professionally trained mountain guides, and safely attached to the rock throughout the experience using permanent steel anchors and cables. The Tahoe Via Ferrata is located on the iconic Tram Face at Squaw Valley Resort and offers extraordinary views of the village and surrounding mountains. Read More

Via Ferrata Season: Opening Day is Coming Soon!

To date, the 2018-19 winter season has brought 682” of snow to the upper elevations at Squaw Valley, home of the Tahoe Via Ferrata. While this incredible winter was more than welcomed by skiers and riders, it has buried the Tahoe Via Ferrata. Fortunately, the southern exposure of the Skyline Traverse and eastern exposure of the Sundial Arête should allow for the routes to melt out fast and, as soon as conditions allow, Tahoe Via guides be getting out on the Via Ferrata! Read More

How Adrian Ballinger Brought Via Ferrata to Lake Tahoe, California

World-renown high-altitude mountain guide and Alpenglow Expeditions founder, Adrian Ballinger, has dreamed of bringing via ferrata to his home in Lake Tahoe, California for over a decade.  After finding building his relationship with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, finding the right team, and building the routes, Tahoe Via Ferrata has finally come to life!  Read More