The Ortstock from Braunwald
|Elevation||2,717 m (8,914 ft)|
|Prominence||539 m (1,768 ft) |
|Parent peak||Schächentaler Windgällen|
|Parent range||Schwyzer Alps|
The Ortstock is a mountain in the Schwyzer Alps, located at an elevation of 2,717 m (8,914 ft) on the border between the cantons of Schwyz and Glarus. It overlooks Braunwald and Linthal on its east side, while the west side overlooks the high valley of Glattalp.
There are no glaciers surrounding the Ortstock, although a few névés can be found on its northern side. The north and south faces are very steep but experienced hikers can reach the summit via a trail on its less steep western flank.
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