Lobbia refuge and Cresta Croce
A ring-route on the great glaciers of the Adamello, visiting the sites of the First World War and spending the night at the refuge Lobbia ai caduti dell’Adamello, located on the slopes of Lobbia Alta at an altitude of 3040m.
- Service and guidance of a certified mountain guide for the whole duration of the experience
- Possible supply and use of equipment not available to participants (crampons, harnesses, ropes, carabiners, etc…)
- The fee does not include the costs of the refuges
Meeting with the guide at 7.30 a.m. in Carisolo, briefing and material check.
Transfer by car along the Genova valley to Bedole hut (1600m). Departure on itinerary 241 through the Matarot valley: we take the equipped path and we move up with harness and carabiners the easy via ferrata that climbs along the Matarot waterfalls. Arrival at the “Ai Caduti dell’Adamello” refuge on the Lobbia pass (3050m). In the afternoon, refreshment break and accommodation in our room. While waiting for dinner, we can visit the altar where Pope Giovanni Paolo II celebrated mass in 1984.
Rope preparation, with harness, rope and crampons. We proceed along the glacier and climb up to Cresta Croce – we traverse up to the cannon on the edge of 3300m, in a high mountain environment with a unique view over the Adamello group and along the historical sites of the First World War.
Descent to Mandrone refuge (2449m), lunch break and return to the valley down to Bedole hut.