Aiguilles Dorées

The Aiguilles Dorées (3,519 m) are a multi-summited mountain of the Mont Blanc massif, overlooking the Plateau du Trient in the canton of Valais.[2] They lie east of the Petite Fourche, on the range between the glaciers of Trient and Saleina.

Aiguilles Dorées
Aiguille de la Varappe
The Aiguilles Dorées from the Plateau du Trient
Highest point
Elevation3,519 m (11,545 ft)
Prominence258 m (846 ft)[1]
Coordinates45°58′57″N 7°02′00″E
Aiguilles Dorées
Location in Switzerland
LocationValais, Switzerland
Parent rangeMont Blanc Massif

The main (and westernmost) summit is named Aiguille de la Varappe. The other summits are the Tête Biselx (3,509 m) and Le Trident (3,436 m).


  1. Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Fenêtre de Saleina (3,261 m).
  2. Institut géographique national (1984). 3630 ouest chamonix-mont-blanc (Map) (2 ed.). 1:25,000 (in French). Paris: Institut Géographique National.

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