Pointe des Plines

The Pointe des Plines (3,052 m) is a minor peak on the east edge of the Mont Blanc massif, close to the Aiguille Dorees, and overlooking the Saleina Glacier in the canton of Valais.

Pointe des Plines
Pointe des Plines
Highest point
Elevation3,052 m (10,013 ft)
Prominence42 m (138 ft)[1]
Coordinates45°58′50″N 7°03′20″E
Pointe des Plines
Location in Switzerland
LocationValais, Switzerland
Parent rangeMont Blanc Massif

A shelter of the Swiss Alpine Club, the Bivouac de l'Envers des Dorées, is located west of the summit.


  1. Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The key col is located north of the summit at 3,015 metres.

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