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Climbing Ortler

Known as König (KIng) Ortler, this regal mountain is located in the stunning South Tyrol. Explore this giant with one of the certified guides at Explore-share.com on an unforgettable mountain climbing adventure!

At 3,905 m (12,812 ft), Ortler mountain is the main peak of the Ortler range. It is the highest point of Tyrol, and therefore, referred to by locals as King Ortler. Discover this awe-inspiring peak in the Southern Limestone Alps on an unforgettable mountain climbing adventure with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in Ortler. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Ortler

At 3,905 m (12,812 ft), Ortler is the highest mountain in Tyrol and gets its royal nickname due to its impressive size.


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Best time to visit

During the summer months between June and August

How to get there

You can start from Sulden or Trafoi and get there by bus, train or car


During the summer months, the weather ranges between 6°C and 5°C. In the winter, it ranges between -13°C and -20°C

More info about Mountain Climbing in Ortler:

Climbing Ortler is a thrilling experience for those mountaineers that like mixed terrains including rock, ice, and snow. Furthermore, this stunning peak in the Southern Limestone Alps is the most important of the Ortler range and boasts amazing views from the top as it is also the highest mountain in Tyrol. There are four main routes to climb Ortler. The Normal Route is one of the most popular of the Eastern Alps and usually takes 2 days to climb. The Hintergrat route is also well known.  The Meranerweg is the quietest route, for those that like to stay away from the crowds. Finally, the North Face is the most difficult and dangerous of the four. Whichever your choice, make sure to go with a certified mountain guide who can help you with logistics, keep your warm and point you in the right direction!

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