Aiguille du Tour

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Aiguille du Tour
Plateau du Trient.jpg
Aiguille du Tour (left) from the east side
Elevation 3,540 m (11,610 ft)
Prominence 259 m (850 ft)[1]
Aiguille du Tour is located in Alps
Aiguille du Tour
Aiguille du Tour
Location in the Alps
Location Valais, Switzerland
Haute-Savoie, France
Range Mont Blanc Massif
Coordinates 45°59′39.9″N 7°0′35.4″E / 45.994417°N 7.009833°E / 45.994417; 7.009833Coordinates: 45°59′39.9″N 7°0′35.4″E / 45.994417°N 7.009833°E / 45.994417; 7.009833
First ascent M. Dreyfus, R. Duval, P. Henry, and M. Ichac in 1926

The Aiguille du Tour (3,540 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif, located on the border between Switzerland and France. The voie normale mountain is graded F (facile) and can be climbed from either the Albert Premier Hut on the French side or the Trient Hut on the Swiss side.

The Aiguille du Pissoir (3,440 m) and the Aiguille Purtscheller (3,475 m) are secondary summits located respectively north and south of the Aiguille du Tour.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Col du Tour (3,281 m).

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