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A Lake Tahoe rock climbing guide walks down the mountain road with her group to start climbing the Tahoe Via Ferrata. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!
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Climbers enjoy the view from the top of the Tahoe Via Ferrata

WHAT IS THAT ROCK CLIMBING THING AT PALISADES TAHOE?

Alpenglow staff shares their favorite pronunciations of the Tahoe Via “Ferrata” and the experience of climbing
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A female rock climbing guide walking to the base of the Tahoe Via Ferrata with a family. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

WHAT TO WEAR ON THE TAHOE VIA FERRATA

Answering all of your questions about the best clothing to wear on the Tahoe Via Ferrata
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A family of climbers on the Tahoe Via Ferrata Palisades Tahoe and Olympic Valley, CA. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

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 Palisades Tahoe. You’ll arrive at your scheduled start time to grab a few pieces of gear and meet your climbing guide.
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Two climbers crossing a suspension bridge on the Tahoe Via Ferrata. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

How Do Tahoe Via Ferrata Guides Manage Inherent Risk?

As Tahoe Via Ferrata guides, we are often asked the question, “Is this safe?” And, if we were to give you the short answer, it would be “NOPE!” because entering into any mountainous environment involves inherent risk.
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A climber on a traverse climbing the Tahoe Via Ferrata during the summer. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

Via Ferrata March 2023 Operations Update

As you may have heard, Lake Tahoe has had a record breaking winter according to the Central Sierra Snow Lab. This makes the 2022/2023 winter season the second snowiest winter…
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The Palisades Tahoe Tram ascending the cables above the Tahoe Via Ferrata. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

Locals’ Day Recap on the Tahoe Via

Written by Robert Kyte On October 7th, in celebration of the 5th Anniversary of the Tahoe Via Ferrata, Alpenglow hosted a Locals’ Day on the Via, offering free climbing excursions…
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A climber traverses below a suspension bridge on the Tahoe Via Ferrata. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

Why Fall is the Best Time to Climb the Tahoe Via

Written by Robert Kyte Now in our fifth season, the Tahoe Via Ferrata has quickly become a must-do adventure in the greater Lake Tahoe area. We’re incredibly proud to say…
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Who Can Climb the Via?

Written by Isaac Laredo You can climb the Tahoe Via! Whether you are a seasoned multi-pitch rock climber or a family of four, the Tahoe Via is designed to provide…
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Modifications to Tahoe Via Guiding Operations

Alpenglow Expeditions is committed to doing our part in the mitigation of COVID-19, as well as complying with local and state guidelines. Our reopening plan includes many modifications to how…
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What Does Travis Ganong Think About the Tahoe Via Ferrata?

Travis Ganong Climbs the Tahoe Via Ferrata Travis Ganong ventured up Lake Tahoe’s new Via Ferrata with his family in fall 2019. After an epic day out, he sat down…
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