Aiguille de Triolet

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Aiguille de Triolet
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Aiguille du Triolet from the Pré de Bar glacier
Highest point
Elevation3,870 m (12,700 ft)
Prominence301 m (988 ft) [1]
Isolation2.9 kilometres (1.8 mi)
Coordinates45°54′59″N 7°01′28″E / 45.91639°N 7.02444°E / 45.91639; 7.02444Coordinates: 45°54′59″N 7°01′28″E / 45.91639°N 7.02444°E / 45.91639; 7.02444
Geography
Aiguille de Triolet is located in Alps
Aiguille de Triolet
Aiguille de Triolet
Parent rangeMont Blanc massif, Graian Alps
Geology
Mountain typeGranite
Climbing
First ascent26 August 1874 by J. A. G. Marshall, U. Almer and J. Fischer
Easiest routevia the Glacier du Talefre and the Col de Triolet, PD

The Aiguille de Triolet (3,870 metres (12,697 ft)) is a mountain on the eastern part the Mont Blanc massif, on the border between France and Italy.

Located on a long ridge that includes peaks such as Mont Dolent and Grandes Jorasses, the Aiguille de Triolet lies above the Argentière Glacier and is usually climbed from this side, starting at Chamonix. Its north face is regarded as one of the classic ice climbs of the Alps.[2]

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  1. ^ "Aiguille de Triolet". peakery.com. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Summitpost Aiguille de Triolet". summitpost.org. Retrieved 6 November 2019.