Piz Cotschen (Ortler Alps)

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Piz Cotschen
Rötlspitz - Punta Rosa
View of the west side from the Umbrail Pass
Highest point
Elevation 3,026 m (9,928 ft)
Prominence 269 m (883 ft) [1]
Isolation 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi)
Parent peak Ortler
Listing Mountains of Switzerland
Coordinates 46°32′29.2″N 10°27′31.2″E / 46.541444°N 10.458667°E / 46.541444; 10.458667Coordinates: 46°32′29.2″N 10°27′31.2″E / 46.541444°N 10.458667°E / 46.541444; 10.458667
Piz Cotschen is located in Switzerland
Piz Cotschen
Piz Cotschen
Location in Switzerland
Location Graubünden, Switzerland
(mountain partially in Italy)
Parent range Ortler Alps

Piz Cotschen, also named Rötlspitz or Punta Rosa, is a mountain of the Ortler Alps, overlooking both the Umbrail and Stelvio Pass. It summit is located within the Swiss canton of Graubünden, near the border with Italy.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Stelvio Pass (2,757 m).

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