|highway = via_ferrata|
|A mountain route equipped with fixed cables, stemples, ladders, and bridges.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
See Proposed features/via ferrata for details of mapping and fresh developments.
Although the proposal was heavily disputed, this tag and the related via_ferrata_scale=* is already in use for some years and several renderers such as OpenAndroMaps and OsmAnd support it. The low number of objects mapped this way largely reflects the limited number of real world ferratas.