Aiguilles Dorées

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Aiguilles Dorées
Aiguille de la Varappe
The Aiguilles Dorées from the Plateau du Trient
Highest point
Elevation 3,519 m (11,545 ft)
Prominence 258 m (846 ft) [1]
Coordinates 45°58′57″N 7°02′00″E / 45.98250°N 7.03333°E / 45.98250; 7.03333Coordinates: 45°58′57″N 7°02′00″E / 45.98250°N 7.03333°E / 45.98250; 7.03333
Aiguilles Dorées is located in Switzerland
Aiguilles Dorées
Aiguilles Dorées
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Mont Blanc Massif

The Aiguilles Dorées (3,519 m) are a multi-summited mountain of the Mont Blanc massif, overlooking the Plateau du Trient in the canton of Valais.[2] They lie east of the Petite Fourche, on the range between the glaciers of Trient and Saleina.

The main (and westernmost) summit is named Aiguille de la Varappe. The other summits are the Tête Biselx (3,509 m) and Le Trident (3,436 m).


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Fenêtre de Saleina (3,261 m).
  2. ^ Institut géographique national (1984). 3630 ouest chamonix-mont-blanc (Map) (2 ed.). 1:25,000 (in French). Paris: Institut Géographique National. 

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