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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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Adrian Ballinger on a suspension bridge on the Tahoe Via Ferrata at Palisades Tahoe in Olympic Valley. One of the best Lake Tahoe adventures!

Valleys of Luxury – How to Pamper Yourself in Nevada County

For the adventurous souls, conquer your fear of heights or simply test your limits by booking a private tour at the Tahoe Via Ferrata.
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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 biker riding on the Truckee River bike path on the way to the Tahoe Via Ferrata.

Finding Nature on a Bike Commute

In the summer, I work as a guide at the via ferrata, a protected climbing route, on the famed rock face known as Tram Face in Olympic Valley. I love the chance to get my blood flowing before a day on the rock.
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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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