Wilderness Front Facing 68H

Unleash the Wilderness: Experience the Ultimate Realism with Ortal’s 68H Front Facing Fireplace!


Product Description

Discover the mesmerizing beauty of the Ortal Wilderness Front Facing 68H Gas Fireplace, an exceptional addition to our groundbreaking Wilderness Collection. Embrace the allure of a wood-burning fire with the convenience of gas, elevating your space with an ultra-realistic flame. With our patent-pending Firelog Technology, experience the charm of a crackling fire that captivates the senses, all while enjoying the modern innovations and options synonymous with Ortal luxury fireplaces. Whether you’re seeking warmth or ambiance, the Wilderness 68H is designed to meet your every desire.

Product Features

Passive Cool Wall Technology: Safely hang your TV or artwork right above the fireplace without worrying about overheating.
Heat Barrier Solutions: Choose between Double Glass or Screen for a secure and elegant look.
Power Vent System: Experience design freedom without limitations, thanks to the Ortal Power Vent Max and Co-axial Direct Vent Pipe.
Lighting: Revel in the drama with internal lighting for a captivating effect.
Direct Vent: Featuring a co-axial flue and sealed glass front for added safety and efficiency.
Efficiency: A unique burner design ensures clean usage of gas, offering remarkable efficiency ratings for both LPG and NG fuel types.
Heat Control System: Transfer the cozy warmth to another room or even outdoors for your comfort.

Product Specifications

Dimensions: Viewing Area: 68 1/16″ X 21 5/8″
Weight: Double Glass: 578 LBS | Screen: 542 LBS
Gas Type: LPG, NG
LPG BTU Output / Efficiency: 50,000 / 79.00%
NG BTU Output / Efficiency: 62,500 / 82.30%
Vent: Requires Ortal Power Vent Max, 5×8 Co-axial Direct Vent Pipe (5-inch interior, 8-inch exterior)
Heat Barrier: Double Glass, Micro Mesh Screen
Interiors: Black Reflective Glass, Standard Matte
Log Sets: Long Driftwood
Controls: Remote, WiFi, Wall Switch

Installation Options

Refer to Manual

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application

The Wilderness 68H Gas Fireplace operates on both Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) and Natural Gas (NG). Choose the option that best suits your needs and location.

Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Before installation, ensure the following clearances and cavity measurements are met for a safe and optimal setup


Limited Lifetime Warranty

Product Highlights

Experience the captivating allure of the Ortal Wilderness Front Facing 68H Gas Fireplace, a true masterpiece from the Wilderness Collection. With its exclusive Firelog Technology, this exceptional gas fireplace brings the essence of a wood-burning fire to life with a taller and ultra-realistic flame. Ortal’s ingenuity ensures you can revel in the charm of a crackling fire, all while enjoying the modern conveniences and options synonymous with our luxury fireplaces. Hang your TV or artwork safely above the fireplace with Passive Cool Wall Technology, and choose between Double Glass or Screen for an elegant and secure look. The Power Vent System grants you design freedom without restrictions, while internal lighting adds a captivating touch. With outstanding efficiency ratings for both LPG and NG, this fireplace combines charm with practicality. Create an inviting ambiance and warm your space with the Wilderness 68H, where luxury meets the wilderness in a perfect fusion of modernity and tradition.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Ortal Fireplaces is a renowned and innovative leader in the luxury fireplace industry, dedicated to transforming living spaces with extraordinary warmth and elegance. Established with a commitment to pushing the boundaries of fireplace design, Ortal has been at the forefront of redefining the hearth experience since its inception. With a keen focus on cutting-edge technology, exquisite craftsmanship, and unparalleled performance, Ortal has earned a stellar reputation for creating exceptional gas fireplaces that combine timeless aesthetics with modern functionality.

The company takes great pride in its diverse portfolio of fireplace collections, catering to the discerning tastes of homeowners, architects, designers, and builders worldwide. Each fireplace is meticulously crafted with attention to detail, showcasing a seamless integration of form and function. Ortal’s dedication to providing a vast array of design options empowers customers to create bespoke fireplace solutions that perfectly complement their unique spaces.

An embodiment of innovation, Ortal’s patented Firelog Technology sets a new standard for gas fireplaces, delivering an unmatched realism that replicates the charm of a wood-burning fire. This groundbreaking technology, along with the company’s dedication to environmental responsibility, has made Ortal a preferred choice among those seeking sustainable and energy-efficient fireplace solutions.

Beyond exquisite aesthetics, Ortal prioritizes safety, convenience, and user experience in every aspect of its product offerings. With features like Passive Cool Wall Technology, Power Vent Systems, and efficient heat control mechanisms, Ortal fireplaces are engineered to elevate comfort and ease of use while ensuring the highest safety standards.

Embracing a global vision, Ortal extends its reach through an extensive network of dealers, providing exceptional customer service and technical support. The company’s commitment to forging lasting relationships with clients is evident in its dedication to guiding customers through the entire process, from initial design consultation to installation and after-sales support.

As a pioneer in the luxury fireplace industry, Ortal continues to explore new frontiers in design and technology, striving to exceed expectations and inspire awe with each masterpiece it brings to life. Whether it’s in a residential space or a commercial project, Ortal Fireplaces continues to leave an indelible mark on the world of luxury hearths, providing warmth, beauty, and an enduring sense of comfort to spaces around the globe.


Q: What is the Wilderness Front Facing 68H?
A: The Wilderness Front Facing 68H is a gas fireplace offered by Ortal Fireplaces, featuring an ultra-realistic flame with exclusive Firelog Technology.

Q: Can I hang my TV or artwork above the Wilderness 68H?
A: Yes, you can! The fireplace is equipped with Passive Cool Wall Technology, allowing for safe placement of TV or artwork.

Q: What options are available for the heat barrier?
A: You can choose between Double Glass or a Screen for a secure and stylish look.

Q: Does the Wilderness 68H require a special venting system?
A: Yes, the fireplace requires the Ortal Power Vent Max and a 5×8 Co-axial Direct Vent Pipe (5-inch interior, 8-inch exterior).

Q: What fuel types does the Wilderness Front Facing 68H support?
A: The fireplace operates on both Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) and Natural Gas (NG).

Q: How efficient is the Wilderness 68H fireplace?
A: It boasts high efficiency ratings of 79.00% for LPG and 82.30% for NG.

Q: Is there internal lighting for added ambiance?
A: Yes, the Wilderness 68H comes with internal lighting to create a dramatic effect.

Q: Can I control the fireplace remotely?
A: Yes, you can control the fireplace using the included remote, or via WiFi and a wall switch.

Q: Does the Wilderness Front Facing 68H come with a warranty?
A: Yes, the fireplace is backed by Ortal’s comprehensive warranty. Refer to the warranty documentation for details.

Q: What log sets are available for the Wilderness 68H?
A: The fireplace comes with Long Driftwood log sets to enhance its realistic appearance.

Q: Can I transfer the heat to another room or outdoors?
A: Yes, the Wilderness 68H features a Heat Control System, allowing you to transfer the heat as desired.

Q: Is the Wilderness Front Facing 68H available in different viewing sizes?
A: The available viewing area for this model is 68 1/16″ X 21 5/8″.

Q: Can I download product documentation and manuals?
A: Yes, you can find installation manuals, product drawings (PDF and CAD), framing and clearance specifications, BIM files, and a product brochure on our website.

Q: Is the Wilderness 68H suitable for both residential and commercial use?
A: Yes, the fireplace is designed to complement both residential and commercial spaces.

Q: Are there restrictions on design options due to building codes?
A: Some design options may be restricted based on local building codes. Please check with your local authorities before finalizing your design.

Q: How heavy is the Wilderness 68H with Double Glass and Screen?
A: The fireplace weighs 578 LBS with Double Glass and 542 LBS with a Screen.

Q: Can I find a dealer near me to see the Wilderness 68H in person?
A: Yes, you can find a local dealer through our website to explore the Wilderness 68H in person.

Q: Is the Wilderness Front Facing 68H suitable for new construction projects?
A: Yes, the fireplace can be incorporated into new construction projects as well as renovation projects.

Q: Can I download a buyer’s guide to help with my fireplace selection?
A: Yes, you can download our Buyer’s Guide from our website for valuable insights and tips on selecting the perfect fireplace for your project.

Q: How can I stay connected with Ortal for future updates and inspiration?
A: To stay updated on our latest ideas and projects, you can sign up for our email newsletter on our website.