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English translation: "via ferrata" ("iron path" with explanation in note)

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Italian term or phrase:ferrata
English translation:"via ferrata" ("iron path" with explanation in note)
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06:42 Jun 8, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: ferrata
mountain climbing:
"il sentiero conduce all'attacco della ferrata del Mesulès..."
xxxvesparosa
Local time: 14:16
"iron path"
Explanation:
and then explain as Ilde suggests or as I found in this description

Also very civilized was our descent the next day by way of the spectacular via ferrata ("way of iron") from the Santner Pass along the west side of the Catinaccio peaks. This "path" has been built by placing drilled foot and hand holds, cables, and iron ladders across otherwise inhospitable terrain. We did this without packs since the Re Alberto Hut keeper (and UIAGM mountain guide), Deluca Bruno, carried our packs...

http://www.acadia.net/mdisar/hurleyfall97.html

Detto questo pero', non tradurrei se fossi in te "via ferrata" perche' si tratta di cosa tipica delle Dolomiti e il termine viene usato tra virgolette "via ferrata" in tanti siti (di lingua inglese, non tradotti) di alpinismo serio. Una volta tanto, si fa un italianismo invece di un anglicismo.
Guarda questo sito americano ad esempio
http://www.serioussports.com/summits/index.html


Buon lavoro

Paola

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Local time: 08:16
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Summary of answers provided
na"iron path"
CLS Lexi-tech
naroute with fixed ropes
Ilde Grimaldi


  

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15 mins
route with fixed ropes


Explanation:
Zingarelli
4 In alpinismo, itinerario su roccia attrezzato con funi metalliche, scale, gradini di ferro e sim. allo scopo di facilitarne il percorso.

Ragazzini (ma è solo una spiegazione!)
3 (alpinismo) route with fixed ropes.

Picchi
4 anche via ferrata (alpinismo) route fitted with cables, iron steps, etc.




Ilde Grimaldi
Local time: 14:16
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 208

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"iron path"


Explanation:
and then explain as Ilde suggests or as I found in this description

Also very civilized was our descent the next day by way of the spectacular via ferrata ("way of iron") from the Santner Pass along the west side of the Catinaccio peaks. This "path" has been built by placing drilled foot and hand holds, cables, and iron ladders across otherwise inhospitable terrain. We did this without packs since the Re Alberto Hut keeper (and UIAGM mountain guide), Deluca Bruno, carried our packs...

http://www.acadia.net/mdisar/hurleyfall97.html

Detto questo pero', non tradurrei se fossi in te "via ferrata" perche' si tratta di cosa tipica delle Dolomiti e il termine viene usato tra virgolette "via ferrata" in tanti siti (di lingua inglese, non tradotti) di alpinismo serio. Una volta tanto, si fa un italianismo invece di un anglicismo.
Guarda questo sito americano ad esempio
http://www.serioussports.com/summits/index.html


Buon lavoro

Paola



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Local time: 08:16
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1505
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