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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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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Ortler

What should I know about Mountain Climbing 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!

Why should I choose Ortler for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

König 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.

A historic location

The Ortler range was an important battlefield during WWI, and the highest trench in history was located at this peak.

Varied terrain

Rocks, snow, ice, you will experience it all on a mountain climbing trip to the glacier-capped Ortler summit!

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Ortler?

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

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How can I get to Ortler?

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

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When is the best time to travel to Ortler for Mountain Climbing?

During the summer months between June and August.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Ortler



Pre-hike communication could have been clearer - we weren't exactly clear about who was bringing certain items, or what the recommended gear we needed. In the end, it worked out fine, and the climb was great! Daniel is a very knowledgeable guide.

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