Col de Chermotane

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Col de Chermotane
Col de Chermotane is located in Switzerland
Col de Chermotane
Location in Switzerland
Elevation 3,037 m (9,964 ft)[1]
Traversed by Glacier
Location Valais, Switzerland
Range Pennine Alps
Coordinates 45°58′42″N 7°28′23″E / 45.97833°N 7.47306°E / 45.97833; 7.47306Coordinates: 45°58′42″N 7°28′23″E / 45.97833°N 7.47306°E / 45.97833; 7.47306

The Col de Chermotane (also known as Col de Charmotane) is an Alpine pass located in the Swiss canton of Valais. With an elevation of 3,037 metres above sea level, the Col de Chermotane is the lowest pass between the valleys of Bagnes and Hérens. The pass lies a few kilometres north of the main chain of the Alps and is covered by the Otemma Glacier. It connects Chanrion to Arolla, both in the upper part of their valley.

The pass is located between the Pigne d'Arolla (north) and the Petit Mont Collon (south).


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps

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