Le Portalet

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Le Portalet
The east side
Highest point
Elevation3,344 m (10,971 ft)
Prominence177 m (581 ft)[1]
Coordinates45°59′25.1″N 7°3′22.6″E / 45.990306°N 7.056278°E / 45.990306; 7.056278Coordinates: 45°59′25.1″N 7°3′22.6″E / 45.990306°N 7.056278°E / 45.990306; 7.056278
Le Portalet is located in Switzerland
Le Portalet
Le Portalet
Location in Switzerland
LocationValais, Switzerland
Parent rangeMont Blanc Massif

Le Portalet is a mountain of the Mont Blanc massif, located west of Praz de Fort in the canton of Valais. It lies on the range between the glaciers of Trient and Saleina. It has two important subsidiary summits: Grand Clocher du Portalet (2,983 m) and Petit Clocher du Portalet (2,823 m). The latter forms a needle and is particularly hard to climb.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located west of the summit at 3,167 metres.

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