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Photo: Andy Waldner
Distance 9.4 km
Highest point3,543 m
Lowest point2,348 m
At 3545 metres, the Vertainspitze is the highest and most beautifully shaped peak of the Laas mountains in the Ortler group. The summit offers magnificent views of the ice and rock giants of Königspitze, Zebru and Ortler opposite.
From the car park of the Kanzel chairlift, you float leisurely to the Kanzel mountain restaurant. From the Kanzel mountain station (2348 m), first follow trail no. 12 to the first fork. Continue on trail no. 11B to the left, climbing moderately and then on trail no. 11 through the Rosim valley to the Rosimböden (2439 m); the route is well marked up to here. Now continue steeply below the Rosimwände ünde over a moraine up to the glacier tongue of the Rosimferner. Here you have to ascend partly without a trail, partly on an only faintly recognisable path, over scree and boulders, and then work your way steeply up along the edge of the Rosimferner without a glacier guide until just before the Rosimjoch. Always watch out for tracks and small stones! Here you turn sharply left in a northerly direction and follow the long ridge over scree and leaves. At an altitude of approx. 3300 m you finally reach a slope shoulder, where you cross a firn field and reach the slope of the summit (approx.
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