Via Ferrata in the French's Alps
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Contributor and pilot FreD ...//... used a drone to aerially film a climbing session on a via ferrata in the French Alps. Via ferrata means "iron path", and it's basically a way for climbers to tackle climbing routes that would otherwise be too dangerous. It is based on the use of a steel cable which is attached to the rock every ten meters (around 30 feet) or so. As the technologies to protect climbers from injury has advanced, so has the number of via ferratas. In France, there are now over two hundred.
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