Col. Darby 40-Mile Ranger Challenge (Lake Garda)

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Apr 30 2019, 4 a.m.

Outdoor Recreation - Caserma Ederle Bldg. 249 Google Map

Head to Lake Garda with us for an intense 40-mile hike as both current and former American Soldiers carry on their respect and admiration for the men of 10th Mountain Division and COL William O. Darby, founder of the American Rangers who died in Torbole on April 30, 1945. We will head off along a 40-mile march that will end in the northern Italian village where COL Darby was killed by enemy fire.


Route plan will be provided accordingly with:

  • Estimated distance
  • Free refreshments at multiple rest stops
  • Restrooms at the start and finish

What to Bring:

  • Dress in appropriate attire
  • Wear sturdy footwear
  • Euro for any purchases


  • Ederle at 4 a.m.
  • Del Din at 4:15 a.m.

Returns: To Be Decided

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$30.00 For transportation only

Optional: €10.00 special edition coin at the event

Registration Info

Please note: this hike is extremely physically demanding.

Space is limited.

Register at our office at Outdoor Recreation, over the phone or using the Sign Up button below.