Le Portalet

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Le Portalet
Portalet.jpg
The east side
Highest point
Elevation 3,344 m (10,971 ft)
Prominence 177 m (581 ft) [1]
Coordinates 45°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
Geography
Le Portalet is located in Switzerland
Le Portalet
Le Portalet
Location in Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Mont 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.

References[edit]

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

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