Not Only Climbers
Mount Scorluzzo isn’t challenging to climb when compared to other peaks. However, not only climbers ascended it. The mountain was used as a vital border called the Stelvio Pass for the Kingdom of Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Treaty of Vienna
There was a war between these two states until they signed the Treaty of Vienna in 1866. The region enjoyed peace until the outbreak in July 1914. Old tensions came to the surface while complex conflict continued spreading across the region.