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Rosimtal - Rosimjoch - South ridge

Rosimtal - Rosimjoch - South ridge

Rosimtal - Rosimjoch - South ridge

Page Type: Route

Location: Südtirol / Alto Adige, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.53810°N / 10.63540°E

Object Title: Rosimtal - Rosimjoch - South ridge

Route Type: walk-up, snow fields, light climbing

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: PD-

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Page By: Tomasz Jazwinski

Created/Edited: Nov 4, 2005 / Nov 5, 2005

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The outgoing point is the small town Sulden (Italian Solda). How to get to Sulden, please see the main page of Vertainspitze. Later you should to take chair-lift to the Kanzel station or walk-up on foot (one and hal hours).

Route Description

From Kanzel lift station (2350 m) take the marked route nr 13 downstairs to Rosimtal, later walkp-up along the valley. On the right you will see the Rosimwände ( Rosim walls). The route leads on the rand of glacier (Rosimferner) up to pass Rosimjoch (3288 m) . From here to the left, on the southern ridge, route is marked by stone mounds. Then through rocks (light climbing up to UIAA I-II) and snow fields, to the summit (3545 m).

Essential Gear

Walking pools, wind- and sun protection. Please remember, that you are almost all the time over 3000 m.

Miscellaneous Info

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Vertainspitze summit view down the Rosim Ferner / Vedretta di RosimThe Vertainspitze normal route ascends right along the RosimfernerHintere Schöntaufspitze (3325m) north facePanoramic view down the Rosimtal from right above the tongue of the RosimfernerKönigsspitze and a clouded Monte Zebru180° panorama looking down the Rosimferner, with the main ridge of the Ortler group in the backgroundOrtler from the Vertainspitze
View down the Rosimtal, with Königsspitze, Monte Zebru and OrtlerRosimjoch (the saddle on the left) and Schildspitze (3461m)Königsspitze, Monte Zebru and Ortler seen from the upper Rosim valleyAuthor at the summit cross of...Summit of Vertainspitze (3545...The tongue of the RosimfernerVertainspitze summit cross
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