Here, everything is vertical! Those in seeking the thrill of sporting challenges will certainly find them at the foot of Ortler Alps. The numerous frozen waterfalls in the Val Martello provide ice climbers with spectacular challenges.

The ice-climbing tower
Used by professionals for training purposes, the 9m high ice-climbing tower at the Hotel Waldheim Val Martello is also open to beginners where they test their skills and learn the rudiments of the sport—before attempting the real thing.