The Ortles massif is located in the Stelvio Nature Park, it is 3905 metre high, the highest and most renowned peak of the South Tyrol region, that was firstly ascended back in 1804 .
There is plenty of climbing routes ascending this mountain, among which the amazing Via del Coston, an ice and rock climbing route along the Hintergrat crest.
The route Via del Coston is a tough itinerary, with vertical technically demanding pitches. The key pitch is a eight metre crack, which is IV grade of difficulty.
The final part of the route is amazing, it approaches to the summit along a sharp, snowy and icy edge.