Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointOrtles (3905 m/12,812 ft)
States/ProvincesTrentino-Alto Adige (76%), Lombardy (24%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,747 sq km / 1,060 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent59 km / 37 mi North-South
94 km / 59 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 25' N; 10° 42' E
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Map of Ortles
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Ortles.
Southern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Pennine AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Lepontine AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Rhaetian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Orobie AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         OrtlesLevel 4
         Brenta-Adamello-Garda GroupLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Ortles

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
2.Gran Zebrù385112,635 
3.Monte Cevedale376912,365 
4.Cima Cevedale375712,326 
5.Monte Zebrù373512,254 
6.Monte Zebrù - cima di sudest372412,218 
7.Palon de la Mare370312,149 
8.Punta San Matteo367812,067 
9.Monte Vioz364511,959 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Ortles

Tschenglser Hochwand
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Tschenglser Hochwand (2008-08-03). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Laaser Spitze
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The southern subpeak of Orgelspitze as seen from the main peak (2008-08-04). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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