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!
During the summer months, the weather ranges between 6°C and 5°C. In the winter, it ranges between -13°C and -20°C.
You can start from Sulden or Trafoi and get there by bus, train or car.
During the summer months between June and August.
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