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Valle d'Intelvi - Discovering the trenches of the Cadorna Line 1st World War

  • 52 Via Provinciale San Fedele Intelvi, Lombardia, 22028 Italia (map)

DESCRIPTION OF THE HIKE:

A circular route in the footsteps of history: we will discover the fortifications built on the Swiss-Italian border during the Great War and follow the footsteps of smugglers. Be suprised and fascinated as we unravel the secrets of man's activities in nature.

The trail starts with a gradual uphill in a wood, up to arrive at the max altitude of the hike1389 mt slm -  4550 ft above the sea level. Then we start a downhill, at first in a open grass not cover by the wood (first quarter of the downhill) then we go into the wood again up to the end of the hike.

FEATURES OF THE HIKE:

Altitude of the starting point: 900 mt - 2952 ft

Altitude of the highest point: 1440 mt - 4724 ft

Total uphill:  500 mt- 1676 ft

Total downhill: - 500 mt - 1676 ft

Difficulty: Easy Trail - A sufficient level of fitness is required as well

Total time about 5/6 hours - ( This time has been evaluated considering a group of people with a medium capacity to walk in mountain and with a certain number of breaks to take rest and for explanations). This means that this time can be different depending the features of the group.

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:

info@hikingcomolake.com; maifrancesca@yahoo.it; +39 3398669117

Reservations up to the 1 pm of the day before

Cost: 25 € each.  Family discounts: children under 10 years free, from 10 to 16 years € 10.

The hike will take place if there is a minimum of 4 adults.

Max number of people accepted: 15

Earlier Event: December 24
Christmas'Eve hike