Via ferrata Monte Paterno – this hiking was part of a 2-week trip in Europe (July 2016).
Monte Paterno (Paternkofel, 2744m/9101ft) is a peak of the Sesto Dolomites. It was the terrain where the Italian and Austrian forces fought in World War I. Climbers can get to the mountain peak via the Innerkofler-De-Luca via ferrata.
Hiking – technical details
- hiking trail: Parking Tre Cime → Rifugio Auronzo → Cappella degli Alpini → Rifugio Lavaredo → Forcella Lavaredo (observation deck; Tre Cime on the left) → Monte Paterno (on the right) → Gallerie del Monte Paterno (war tunnel on the right);
Via ferrata Monte Paterno (Innerkofler-De-Luca)
- famous via ferrata in the Sesto Dolomites that runs along the front line of World War I;
- it includes trenches and war galleries;
- located 1h away from Rifugio A. Locatelli/S.Innerkofler;
- moderate difficulty;
- duration 3-4h;
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