Lasa tip

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Lasa tip
Lasa peak from the north-west (Schluderns)

Lasa peak from the north-west ( Schluderns )

height 3305  m slm
location South Tyrol , Italy
Mountains Ortler Alps
Coordinates 46 ° 33 '38 "  N , 10 ° 42' 49"  E Coordinates: 46 ° 33 '38 "  N , 10 ° 42' 49"  E
Lasa peak (South Tyrol)
Lasa tip

The Laas tip or organ tip is a 3305  m slm (Italian survey, according to the German-Austrian surveying only 3304  m above sea level. A. ) high mountain in the Ortles Alps in South Tyrol . It rises on the south side above the Vinschgau between Laaser and Martell Valley and is protected in the Stilfserjoch National Park .

A Connection Ridge (black wall) leads north to from the white Laas marble built Jennwand (2,962 m). A ridge stretches to the northeast to the Weißwand (2,778 m), the summit of which is also marble. The southwest ridge connects to the Schluderspitze (3,230 m) and contains the Schluderscharte (2,987 m), the only connection between the Martell valley and the Laaser valley .

The mountain name Laaser Spitze , which is more common today and refers to the village of Laas below the mountain, seems to be more recent. The origin of the name Orgelspitze , obviously not a reference to an organ , is unclear. A reference to Norggen , Tyrolean legendary figures , was suspected . Another theory explains the name via the Indo-European root * areq , which means "closed, remote area".

Climbed since ancient times, the first known ascent was made in 1855 by J. Feuerstein. In 1882 Emil and Otto Zsigmondy and M. Wachter made their first ascent over the northeast ridge. Today's usual route to the summit begins at the Stallwieshof in the Martell Valley.


Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Peter Holl: Alpine Club Guide Ortleralpen . Bergverlag Rudolf Rother , Munich 1990. ISBN 3-7633-1313-3
  2. Johannes Ortner: Messila and Mëisules . In: Experience the mountains - The magazine of the Alpine Association of South Tyrol . No. 1 , 2017, p. 58-59 .

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