Mont Blanc de Cheilon

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Mont Blanc de Cheilon
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North and west faces
Highest point
Elevation 3,870 m (12,700 ft)
Prominence 174 m (571 ft)
Parent peak La Ruinette
Coordinates 45°59′35.1″N 7°25′1.7″E / 45.993083°N 7.417139°E / 45.993083; 7.417139Coordinates: 45°59′35.1″N 7°25′1.7″E / 45.993083°N 7.417139°E / 45.993083; 7.417139
Geography
Mont Blanc de Cheilon is located in Switzerland
Mont Blanc de Cheilon
Mont Blanc de Cheilon
Switzerland
Location Valais, Switzerland
Parent range Pennine Alps
Climbing
First ascent 11 September 1865 by Johann Jakob Weilenmann and J. Felley
Easiest route West ridge

Mont Blanc de Cheilon (also spelled Mont Blanc de Seilon) is a mountain of the Pennine Alps, located in the Swiss canton of Valais. The mountain lies between the valleys of Bagnes and Arolla. Culminating at 3,870 metres above sea level, it is one of the highest summits between the Grand Combin to the west and the Dent Blanche to the east. The massif is glaciated, with the Cheilon Glacier to the north, the Giétro Glacier to the west, the Brenay Glacier to the south and the Tsijiore Nouve Glacier to the east.

Mont Blanc de Cheilon seen from the Lac des Dix

The first ascent of the mountain was made by Johann Jakob Weilenmann and J. Felley on 11 September 1865.

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