A via ferrata in Bugey (Ain) accessible to beginners and experienced. Several routes and loopholes. 200 m of gas and various apparatus to cross.

Ready for a challenge at 200 meters high?

The Guinguette via ferrata these are two routes installed on a rock wall perched on the heights of Tenay (Ain). Facing due West, the sun is present at noon.

Access by car is via the village of Hostiaz. The route is well signposted. The final approach is simple and is done from the top of the cliff. However, be careful of the descent into the boxwood which can be slippery.

Here we are addressing beginners and advanced.

La Guinguette via ferrata, view of the Albarine valley

Vacuum under the feet there is, count 200 meters! Adrenaline assured and magnificent view of the valley of Albarine ! During this expedition, rope bridge, footbridge, devers, ladder will diversify the pleasures.
The boxwood route is recommended for beginners and the cave route for advanced riders.
Moreover, our friends from Lyon CityCrunch have come up against this via ferrata for their greatest pleasure.

In images, in pictures :

The Guinguette via ferrata in video By Vertical Balance

Guides and equipment for via ferrata

To accompany you

You don't want to attack the yellow overhang alone? Very good choice ! A number of instructors offer to accompany you:

Equipment rental

Don't have the right equipment? Call on our qualified instructors or consider renting your equipment before coming. You can contact (book in advance):


Be careful, in rainy weather or in winter the wall can be very slippery. For your safety, it is strongly recommended not to practice it in these conditions.

To complete this presentation, as we are never too careful, here is a video report on the dangers of recklessness in via ferrata.