the ww1 traverse is a hut to hut tour
During this six-days tour, we will tackle the medium difficulty via ferrata in the Cortina d’Ampezzo area, which were, over 100 years ago, the scene of epic battles at high altitude between the two Italian and Austro-Hungarian armies. In addition to having fun on these perfectly equipped itineraries, we will be able to closely observe trenches, galleries, firing stations that today form an authentic open-air museum, at high altitude!
“A cannon is hoisted by our (soldiers) almost to the top of Cima Grande di Lavaredo and to the top of Mount Popera: the cannon that – shot from the stars -. The fight was among the rocks of the Tofane, the Cristallo, the Paterno, the Croda Rossa di Sesto. The resistance to weather and frost was accomplished to a very high level which would have seemed inconceivable before; during the two coldest winters of the last sixty years, living and operating for months and months on the supreme heights of the Tofane, the Cristallo, the Cima Undici , the Croda Rossa di Sesto … ” from the Eastern Dolomites Vol. 1, Antonio Berti