Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Monte Paterno, Ferrata Innerkofler

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Monte Paterno, Ferrata Innerkofler

Escursione Monte Paterno
A beautiful excursion in one of the most beautiful, loved and photographed World: le Tre Cime di Lavaredo. Cross the First World War galleries. Thanks to Ferrata Innerkofler equipped path you reach the summit of Monte Paterno and do you enjoy a privileged and breathtaking view of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

Data escursione: 19 Jun 2019

Difficoltà: EEA - Escursionista Esperto con Attrezzatura

Distanza: 9.0 km

Partenza: Rifugio Auronzo

Dislivello: 450 m

Tempo: 6h

Destinazione: Monte Paterno

Profilo altimetrico




Partendo da Lago di Misurina è possibile prendere il tratto di strata a pagamento (30 euro) per raggiungere il Rifugio Auronzo, oppure si può salire a piedi in circa 1:15.

Descrizione itinerario

Starting from Lago di Misurina you can take the stretch of strata for a fee (30 Euros) to reach the Rifugio Auronzo , or you can walk in about 1:15. 

Lago di Misurina

It proceeds by car or walk to the Rifugio Auronzo owned by CAI.

We approach the Three Peaks, from here (south side) you only see well the two largest.

You take the path towards 101 Lavaredo, Rifugio Locatelli and Monte Paterno.

The brecciated road is a popular forest and continues almost flat to the Rifugio Locatelli.

The views of Cadini di Misurina mountain is really very pleasant.

Cadini di Misurina

Arrived at the Rifugio, exceeded the church, we proceed toward the fork and starts a not too difficult climb.

At the top of the fork lavaredo we are at 2454m and we are on the north, in the Trentino. From this position you will understand better why they are called "Three" peaks and offers a splendid view on many peaks as the Croda Rossa, Monte Paterno, Torre del Toblin, Marmolada and many others.

Forcella Lavaredo

We proceed along the Monte Paterno is located on our right, to the Rifugio Locatelli.

Arriving at the Rifugio Locatelli we are at 2450m, we enjoy the beautiful view of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the refuge and the Monte Paterno

Locatelli, Tre Cime di Lavaredo e Monte Paterno

We stop for refreshments and we take the path that leads us into Monte Paterno: the path Innerkofler.

But first let's go behind the refuge and we take a nice group photo

foto gruppo rifugio locatelli

Let's go back to the shelter and take the locatelli Innerkofler path and we enter into the tunnel excavated during World War II.

ingresso tunnel monte paterno

Inside the galleries it is very useful to have a headlamp and makes chilly so I suggest to wear more clothes.

tunnel nel monte paterno, tre cime di lavaredo

It climbs steep stairs and you will enjoy the views of the three peaks.

It rooms of very steep stairs and at a certain point is tova a dam, on the left begins the attack of Ferrata Innerkofler, with a lot of plaque.

The ferrata is not difficult but it is very scenic.

ferrata innerkofler

The view is amazing

Vista dalla ferrata

After the Forcella del Camoscio, being very busy, one must keep the railroad right to ascend and return it comes down from the left side.

And at the end of this beautiful furnished path to get to the summit of Monte Paterno to 2744m and the view pays off for the climb

tre cime viste dal monte paterno

A return takes the Ferrata line in the other direction and returns to the Forcella del Camoscio.

Go past the path from which we climbed and on the right, a steep descent on whose board to pay close attention, you walk towards the Lavaredo.

Going for a simple ferrata, you get back on the Monte Paterno.


The trail is exposed and sometimes without protection, but not a problem.

It returns to the Forcella Lavaredo and return to the path 101.

Valle, Auronzo di Cadore


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