Route of Monte OrtigaraThe "Calvary degli Alpini"Mount OrtigaraScheda tecnicadifficultiesMediaAltitude difference550 mTime5:00 (4:00 walk)PeriodLate spring, summer, early autumnAccessibilityAdults, teens. Also suitable for persons with disabilities of auditory and Visual type when accompaniedThe pathPiazzale LozzeMount BellTurin ObservatoryMonte CaldieraScale pitNorth GateMonte OrtigaraPiazzale LozzeInterestsHistorianThe Monte Ortigara (sacred area) is one of the best known and most frequented mountains on theAsiago plateau. Theatre of one of the bloodiest battles during the world war, "the action K" better known as "Battle of Ortigarain June 1917, who first saw the combined use of all Alpine Battalions Italians and several regiments of infantry. The whole area is part of 1 of 19 sites in theEco-Museum of the great war. You can see the remains of impressive defensive works, trenches, underground stations, observers (Turin Observatory), as well as a complex system of roads, mule tracks and logistics centres.EnvironmentGoing up you may well notice the transition between the upper limit of the vegetation. Significant is the typical Karst geology with the presence of numerous sinkholes.