Category: France

Mont Buet

Mont Buet Mont Buet is a picturesque peak in the heart of Haute-Savoie, with the Hotel Du Buet conveniently located near the foot of the mountain. Hikers can enjoy a leisurely climb up the base of Mont Buet from the Chamonix Valley, but increasing difficulties come with elevation, including some technical difficulties with hiking over …

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Aiguille du Grépon

Aiguille du Grépon “Aiguille du Grépon” translates to mean “The Needle of Grépon,” and is commonly referred to as “The Grepon.” The mountain has two sharp peaks, a northern one and a southern one which is a little bit higher. A statue of madonna sits on the southern peak. It is located east of the …

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Aiguille du Tour

Aiguille du Tour Aiguille du Tour translates to “tower needle,” which is a good description of its shape. Visitors can easily access the mountain from Chamonix. Countries: Switzerland, France The Aiguille du Tour lies in the Mont Blanc mountain massif on the border of France and Switzerland. Mountain Range: Mont Blanc massif, Graian Alps Height: …

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Aiguille du Chardonnet

Aiguille du Chardonnet If you want to explore the French countryside and see beautiful glaciers, then the Aiguille du Chardonnet may be the place for you. The ridged peaks of Chardonnet are situated between the Glacier de Argentiere (Glacier d’Argentière) and Glacier du Tour of the Graian French Alps. Its neighboring peaks are Aiguille Verte, …

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Mont Dolent

Mont Dolent Mont Dolent overlooks the beautiful Swiss Lac de Ferret in the Mont Blanc mountains. It is known for its distinct triangular peak. Countries: Italy, Switzerland, France Mont Dolent lies in the Mont Blanc mountain massif on the border of Italy, Switzerland, and France. Mountain Range: Mont Blanc massif, Graian Alps Height: 12,543 feet …

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Aiguille des Glaciers

Aiguille des Glaciers Aiguille des Glaciers has a distinct pyramidal peak and offers some of the best views of the nearby Veny Valley. Country: France, Italy The Aiguille des Glaciers lies in the Mont Blanc mountain massif on the border of Haute-Savoie, France and Italy’s Aosta Valley. Mountain Range: Mont Blanc massif, Graian Alps Height: 12,520 …

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Tour Noir

Tour Noir The Tour Noir stands next to Mt Dolent in the Mont Blanc massif of the Graian Alps. Country: Switzerland, France Tour Noir sits south of the Aiguille de l’A Neuve in the Mont Blanc mountain massif between the Aiguille d’Argentière and Mont Dolent. It is located on the border of Valais, Switzerland and …

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Aiguille de Triolet

Aiguille de Triolet Aiguille de Triolet lies between the Col de Triolet, to the southwest of the mountain, and the col du Dolent, to the northwest. Country: France, Italy The mountain is located in the Mont Blanc mountain massif and lies on the border of France and Italy. Mountain Range: Mont Blanc massif, Graian Alps …

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Aiguille d’Argentière

Aiguille d’Argentière The Aiguille d’Argentière is a prominent peak in the Mont Blanc mountains which, like many of the peaks in this massif, has beautiful glaciers. Country: France, Switzerland Aiguille d’Argentière lies in the Mont Blanc mountain massif on the border between France and Switzerland. Mountain Range: Mont Blanc massif, Graian Alps Height: 12,799 feet …

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Aiguille de Tré la Tête

Aiguille de Tré la Tête Aiguille de Tré la Tête sits in the south of the Mont Blanc mountain massif, and is also a part of the snow capped Dômes de Miage mountain chain, which consists of  L’Aiguille de la Bérangère and five unnamed peaks. The Aiguille de Tré la Tête itself has four peaks. …

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