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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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Two climbers on the Tahoe Via Ferrata waving to the camera during sunrise. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

4 Essential Summer Adventures in Northern California

The Daredevil Adventure: Tahoe Via Ferrata
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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!

Alpenglow Expeditions Via Ferrata at Palisades Tahoe set to reopen for season May 31

Alpenglow Expeditions, a leading adventure travel company founded by world renowned mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger, announces, May 31, as the opening day of its Via Ferrata at Palisades Tahoe.
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A climber on a traverse climbing the Tahoe Via Ferrata during the summer. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

Who Can Climb the Tahoe Via?

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 you with a memorable and enjoyable experience. The friendly nature of the climbing and diverse tour offerings make the Tahoe Via one of the most accessible adventures and climbing experiences in California.
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Crossing the monkey bridge on the Tahoe Via Ferrata

WHAT DOES TRAVIS GANONG THINK ABOUT THE TAHOE VIA FERRATA?

Travis Ganong, born and raised in Truckee, CA, is an American World Cup alpine ski racer. His girlfriend, Marie-Michele Gagnon, is also a professional skier for the Canadian alpine ski team. Travis, Marie-Michele, and Travis’ parents all came to climb the Tahoe Via Ferrata for a fun day out with the family. After Travis Ganong climbed the Tahoe Via in 2019, he sat down with us to discuss his family adventure. Here’s what Travis had to say:
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A group of kids on the Tahoe Via Ferrata with their certified rock guide from Alpenglow Expeditions.

5 REASONS THE TAHOE VIA IS A GREAT FAMILY ACTIVITY

Are you looking for family activities in Lake Tahoe? The Tahoe Via Ferrata provides the perfect opportunity to experience one of the region’s most iconic pieces of granite with friends and family.
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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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Climbers enjoy the sunrise on the Tahoe Via Ferrata

VIA FERRATA SUNRISE TOUR

Experience the Lake Tahoe terrain high above the valley floor during sunrise on the Tahoe Via Ferrata in Palisades Tahoe
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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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Braden Mayfield rock climbing in Lake Tahoe

THE INSIDE SCOOP ON THE VIA FERRATA WITH BRADEN MAYFIELD

An interview with guide, Braden Mayfield, talks about his experience and thoughts about guiding 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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