Geisterspitze (Punta degli Spiriti)

Elevation (feet): 11,375
Elevation (meters): 3,467
Continent: Europe
Country: Italy
Range/Region: Ortler Alps
Latitude: 46.498998
Longitude: 10.475167
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Milan
Convenient Center: Bormio

Thanks to J. Vranjes for adding this peak.

Access by car to one of the highest passes in the Alps, the Stelvio Pass (2758 m), makes Geisterspitze (Punta degli Spiriti) an easy climb. The remaining 700 meters can be climbed in 3 hours. Ski runs are everywhere around (even in summer) and all area is heavily urbanized, with power lines, lifts, hotels, huts and other buildings. It can be climbed in combination with nearby Payerspitze (3446 m) and Tucketspitze (3462 m). From the pass take the south-east direction towards Livrio hut (3174 m). Crampons are needed for the final part.

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