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Conquer the ice-capped peak on the Queen of the East Alps

Climb among the classic Swiss Alps and reach the heights of the Bernina mountain range via Piz Morteratsch. The 3,751-meter peak provides breathtaking panoramas of neighbouring alpine peaks, not only of the Bernina Range but the picturesque Monte Rosa mountains in the far distance, too. Visit in the milder months between June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Italy

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Piz Morteratsch?

Forming part of the Rhaetian Alps in the east of Switzerland, which is also part of the larger Central Eastern Alps, is the Bernina mountain range. One of its picturesque peaks is the Piz Morteratsch that rises to 3,751 meters above sea level. It is considered to be one of the least demanding summits to climb in the Bernina Range.

Why should I choose Piz Morteratsch for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Heart of the Bernina Alps

The Piz Morteratsch stands between the Piz Prievlus and Fuorcla Boval, located right in the heart of the Bernina Range. The high ice-capped peak is a beautiful climb that provides spectacular views once your reached the top, like a perfect balcony perched among other alpine peaks of the Bernina Range, as well as the distant Monte Rosa group.

High alpine climbs

Being part of the Central Eastern Alps, Piz Morteratsch is one of a collection of mountains that are the highest peaks in the Eastern Alps. It is sandwiched between the Morteratsch Glacier to the east and the Tschierva Glacier to the southwest. The 3,751-meter summit was first climbed in 1858, with the north ridge being the easiest route.

Rich and wild

Alpine flora and fauna consists of flourishing and endemic flavours in a variety of habitats. Almost 8% of vascular plant species are endemic. Mountain hare and stoat shed their brown fur for white in the colder months, while alpine marmot and chamois can be seen wandering the slopes and meadows of the Swiss mountains.

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

The climate is temperate that sees glacial conditions around the mountaintops of the Bernina Range of the Alps.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Piz Morteratsch region?

German, French, Italian, Romansh.

What currency is accepted around Piz Morteratsch?

Swiss franc.

What's the country code for the Piz Morteratsch region?

+41.

When is the best time to travel to Piz Morteratsch for Mountain Climbing?

Visit in the milder months between June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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