Mt. Čukla

Hiking Researchers
Demanding | 7–8 hrs

Mt. Čukla is a rocky elevation at the altitude of 1,756 metres on the southern slope of Mt. Rombon. During World War I, four battalions of the Italian Army were deployed on the western slopes of Mt. Čukla. The fiercest combats on the Rombon battlefield were fought to conquer these very positions. On the top of Mt. Čukla there is a monument dedicated to the Italian alpine.

Text: Miloš Domevšček
Photos: (1) Jure Batagelj, Fundacija Poti miru; (2) Leon Četrtič, Fundacija Poti miru

Access and useful info


The route starts above Kaninska vas (Bovec), passes the hunting lodge on the Goričica mountain pasture, then continues to Mt. Čukla where many Italian remains of WoIrld War I can be seen (3.5 hrs).
Access is also possible along the ridge from Station B of the Kanin cable car (3.5 hrs) or from the direction of Fort Kluže and Hill 1313 (3.5 hrs).


TIC Bovec
Trg golobarskih žrtev 47
SI–5230 Bovec
+386 5 3029 647

Hiking Researchers
Demanding | 7–8 hrs


7–8 hrs

GPS coordinates

46.358598, 13.547344


1,756 m

Best time of year



Trekking clothing and footwear, drinks and food from backpack, trekking poles, flashlight