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The Graian Alps are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps
Alps
The Alps is one of the great mountain range systems of Europe, stretching from Austria and Slovenia in the east through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany to France in the west....

. They are located in France
France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

 (Savoie
Savoie
Savoie is a French department located in the Rhône-Alpes region in the French Alps.Together with the Haute-Savoie, Savoie is one of the two departments of the historic region of Savoy that was annexed by France on June 14, 1860, following the signature of the Treaty of Turin on March 24, 1860...

), Italy
Italy
Italy , officially the Italian Republic languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Italy's official name is as follows:;;;;;;;;), is a unitary parliamentary republic in South-Central Europe. To the north it borders France, Switzerland, Austria and...

 (Piedmont
Piedmont
Piedmont is one of the 20 regions of Italy. It has an area of 25,402 square kilometres and a population of about 4.4 million. The capital of Piedmont is Turin. The main local language is Piedmontese. Occitan is also spoken by a minority in the Occitan Valleys situated in the Provinces of...

 and the Aosta Valley), and Switzerland (western Valais
Valais
The Valais is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland in the southwestern part of the country, around the valley of the Rhône from its headwaters to Lake Geneva, separating the Pennine Alps from the Bernese Alps. The canton is one of the drier parts of Switzerland in its central Rhône valley...

). The Col des Montets
Col des Montets
Col des Montets is a mountain pass in the French Alps in the Haute-Savoie department of France. It is on the road between Chamonix and Martigny in the canton of Valais, Switzerland.It lies between the Swiss Col de la Forclaz and Chamonix....

 separates them from the Chablais Alps
Chablais Alps
The Chablais Alps are a mountain range in the western Alps. They are situated between Lake Geneva and the Mont Blanc Massif. The Col des Montets separates them from the Mont Blanc Massif in the south, and the Rhône valley separates them from the Bernese Alps in the east.The Chablais Alps are...

; the Col Ferret
Col Ferret
The Col Ferret is an Alpine pass between the canton of Valais and the Aosta Valley. This pass separates the Mont Blanc Massif from the Pennine Alps.-See also:* List of highest paved roads in Europe...

 and the Dora Baltea
Dora Baltea
Dora Baltea or Doire Baltée , is a river in northern Italy. It is a left-hand tributary of the Po River, and is about 160 km long...

 valley separate them from the Pennine Alps
Pennine Alps
The Pennine Alps are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps. They are located in Switzerland and Italy...

; the Col du Mont Cenis
Mont Cenis
Mont Cenis is a massif and pass in Savoie in France which forms the limit between the Cottian and Graian Alps.A road over the pass was built between 1803 and 1810 by Napoleon...

 separates them from the Cottian Alps
Cottian Alps
The Cottian Alps are a mountain range in the southwestern part of the Alps. They form the border between France and Italy...

; the Arc
Arc (Savoie)
The Arc is a 128 km long river in the Savoie département of south-eastern France. It is a left tributary of the Isère River, which it joins at Chamousset, approximately 15 km downstream from Albertville. Its source is near the border with Italy, in the Graian Alps, northeast of Bonneval-sur-Arc...

 valley separates them from the Dauphiné Alps
Dauphiné Alps
The Dauphiné Alps are a group of mountain ranges in southeastern France, west of the main chain of the Alps. They are separated from the Cottian Alps in the east by the Col du Galibier and the upper Durance valley; from the western Graian Alps in the north-east by the river Arc; from the lower...

.

The Graian Alps can be divided into four groups:
  • the Mont Blanc group (north of the Little St Bernard Pass)
  • the Central group (the watershed between the Little St Bernard Pass and the Col du Mont Cenis)
  • the Western or French group,
  • and the Eastern or Italian group.


The western group contains the Vanoise National Park
Vanoise National Park
Vanoise National Park , is a French national park in the Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps, created in 1963 after mobilization from the environmentalist movement against a touristic project. It was the first French national park. This park is in the département of Savoie...

; the eastern group contains the Gran Paradiso
Gran Paradiso
The Gran Paradiso is a mountain group between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont regions of north-west Italy. The peak, the 7th highest mountain in the Graian Alps with an elevation of 4,061 m, is close to Mont Blanc on the nearby border with France. On the French side of the border, the park is...

 national park.

The French side of the Graian Alps is drained by the river Isère
Isère River
The Isère is a 286 km long river in southeastern France, in the Rhône-Alpes région. Its source is in the Alps on the border with Italy, near the ski resort Val d'Isère. It flows into the Rhône River in Pont-de-l'Isère, a few km north of Valence...

 (Tarentaise
Tarentaise
Tarentaise can refer to the following:Places* Moûtiers, historically known as Tarentaise, in Savoy* Tarentaise Valley* Tarentaise, LoirePeople* Peter of TarentaiseOther*Tarentaise cattle...

 valley) and its tributary Arc
Arc (Savoie)
The Arc is a 128 km long river in the Savoie département of south-eastern France. It is a left tributary of the Isère River, which it joins at Chamousset, approximately 15 km downstream from Albertville. Its source is near the border with Italy, in the Graian Alps, northeast of Bonneval-sur-Arc...

 (Maurienne
Maurienne
Maurienne is one of the provinces of Savoy, corresponding to the arrondissement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in France. It is also the original name of the capital of the province, now Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.-Location:...

 valley), and by the Arve
Arve
The Arve river flows for approximately 100 km through France, in the département of Haute-Savoie, and in Switzerland...

. The Italian side is drained by the rivers Dora Baltea
Dora Baltea
Dora Baltea or Doire Baltée , is a river in northern Italy. It is a left-hand tributary of the Po River, and is about 160 km long...

, Orco
Orco
The Orco is an Italian river. It originates in the glaciers of the Piedmontese slopes of Gran Paradiso, and after about 90 km reaches the Po River near Chivasso...

 and Stura di Lanzo
Stura di Lanzo
Stura di Lanzo is a 65 km long river in north-western Italy . It is formed from several tributaries near Lanzo Torinese. It flows into the river Po in Turin.The name Stura has Celtic origin: stur, which means "to fall".-External links:...

, tributaries of the Po
Po River
The Po |Ligurian]]: Bodincus or Bodencus) is a river that flows either or – considering the length of the Maira, a right bank tributary – eastward across northern Italy, from a spring seeping from a stony hillside at Pian del Re, a flat place at the head of the Val Po under the northwest face...

.

Mont Blanc group




Name metres feet Name metres feet
Mont Blanc
Mont Blanc
Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco , meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps, Western Europe and the European Union. It rises above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic prominence...

4,810.45 15,782 Aiguille du Tacul 3,438 11,280
Mont Maudit
Mont Maudit
Mont Maudit is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France and Italy. Until the end of the 18th century, Mont Blanc and its satellite peaks were collectively known in French as the Montagne Maudite....

4,471 14,669 Pointe d'Orny 3,274 10,742
Dôme du Goûter
Dôme du Goûter
The Dôme du Goûter is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif. It is a shoulder of Mont Blanc, whose summit lies two kilometres to the south-east...

4,331 14,210 Dents du Midi
Dents du Midi
The Dents du Midi is a mountain chain situated in the Chablais Alps in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland. It is composed of seven distinct summits and reaches a height of 3257 metres...

3,260 10,696
Grandes Jorasses
Grandes Jorasses
The Grandes Jorasses is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif.The first ascent of the highest peak of the mountain was by Horace Walker with guides Melchior Anderegg, Johann Jaun and Julien Grange on 30 June 1868...

4,205 13,797 Mont Favre 3,259 10,693
Aiguille Verte
Aiguille Verte
The Aiguille Verte is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps.It was first climbed on 29 June 1865 by Edward Whymper, Christian Almer and Franz Biner, a fortnight before the fateful first ascent of the Matterhorn. Whymper was unable to climb with his usual guide, Michel Croz, who...

4,127 13,541 Tour Sallière 3,227 10,588
Aiguille de Bionnassay
Aiguille de Bionnassay
The Aiguille de Bionnassay is a mountain in the Mont-Blanc massif of the Alps in France and Italy....

4,066 13,341 Pointe de Léchaud 3,127 10,260
Dent du Géant
Dent du Géant
The Dent du Géant is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France and Italy.The mountain has two summits, eighty-eight feet apart and separated by a small col :*Pointe Graham , first ascent by W. W...

4,013 13,166 Mont Buet 3,109 10,201
Trélatête 3,911 12,832 Mont Ruan 3,078 10,099
Aiguille d'Argentière
Aiguille d'Argentière
The Aiguille d'Argentière is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif on the border between France and Switzerland.The first ascent of the mountain was by a British party comprising Edward Whymper and A. Reilly with guides Michel Croz, M. Payot, H. Charlet on 15 July 1864...

3,902 12,802 Pic de Tenneverge 2,982 9,784
Aiguille de Triolet
Aiguille de Triolet
The Aiguille de Triolet is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France and Italy.-External links:*...

3,876 12,717 Aiguille du Belvédère (Aigs Rouges) 2,966 9,731
Aiguille du Midi
Aiguille du Midi
The Aiguille du Midi is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps.The cable car to the summit, the Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, was built in 1955 and held the title of the world's highest cable car for about two decades. It still holds the record as the highest vertical ascent...

3,843 12,609 Crammont 2,737 8,980
Tour Noir
Tour Noir
The Tour Noir is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif on the Swiss-French border.-External links:*...

3,836 12,586 Pointe des Fours 2,719 8,921
Aiguille des Glaciers
Aiguille des Glaciers
The Aiguille des Glaciers is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in Savoie and Haute-Savoie, France and of Aosta Valley, Italy....

3,834 12,579 Pointe du Colloney 2,692 8,832
Mont Dolent
Mont Dolent
Mont Dolent is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif that lies on the border of Italy and Switzerland.It is generally considered the tripoint between France, Italy and Switzerland, although the point itself lies at 3,749 metres, north-west of the summit of Mont Dolent.The first ascent of the...

3,823 12,543 Catogne 2,599 8,527
Aiguille du Chardonnet
Aiguille du Chardonnet
The Aiguille du Chardonnet is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in Haute-Savoie, France....

3,822 12,540 Mont Joly 2,527 8,291
Aiguille du Dru
Aiguille du Dru
The Aiguille du Dru is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps, lying to the east of the village of Les Praz in the Chamonix valley.The mountain has two summits:...

3,754 12,316 Brevent 2,525 8,284
Dômes de Miage 3,688 12,100 Pointe de Sales 2,494 8,183
Aiguille du Tour
Aiguille du Tour
The Aiguille du Tour is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif on the Swiss-French border. The voie normale mountain is graded F and can be climbed from either the Albert Premier Hut on the French side or the Cabane d'Orny on the Swiss side....

3,540 11,615 Aiguille de Varan 2,488 8,163
Aiguille du Grépon
Aiguille du Grépon
The Aiguille du Grépon is a mountain in the Mont Blanc Massif in Haute-Savoie, France....

3,502 11,489 Mont Chetif 2,343 7,687
Aiguille des Charmoz 3,442 11,293

Central group


NamemetresfeetNamemetresfeet
Pointe de Charbonnel
Pointe de Charbonnel
Pointe de Charbonnel is a mountain of Savoie, France. It lies in the Graian Alps range. It has an altitude of 3752 metres above sea level....

 
3760 12,336 Grande Aiguille Rousse 3482 11,424
Aiguille de la Grande Sassière
Aiguille de la Grande Sassière
Aiguille de la Grande Sassière is a mountain in the Graian Alps, on the boundary between the Aosta Valley and the French department of Savoie....

 
3751 12,306 Granta-Parey 3473 11,395
Uia di Ciamarella
Uia di Ciamarella
Uia di Ciamarella or just Ciamarella is a mountain on the border between France and Italy....

 
3676 12,061 Roc du Moulinet 3469 11,382
Albaron  3638 11,936 Aiguille Pers 3451 11,323
Pointe de Ronce
Pointe de Ronce
Pointe de Ronce is a mountain of Savoie, France. It lies in the Mont Cenis range. It has an altitude of 3612 metres above sea level....

 
3618 11,871 Cima dell' Auille?? 3446 11,306
Levanna 3615 11,860 Pointe de la Galise 3345 10,975
Bec de l'Invergnan 3608 11,838 Pointe de la Traversière 3341 10,962
Tsanteleina 3606 11,831 Ormelune/Pointe d'Archeboc 3283 10,771
Bessanese 3597 11,801 Signal du Mont Iseran 3241 10,634
Croce Rossa 3567 11,703 Grand Assaly 3174 10,413
Punta d'Arnas 3540 11,615 Torre d'Ovarda 3075 10,089
Rocciamelone  3537 11,605 Dôme de Val d'Isère 3033 9951
Punta Chalanson 3530 11,582 Uia di Mondrone 2964 9725
Grande Traversière 3495 11,467 Monte Unghiasse 2939 9643
Testa del Rutor 3486 11,438 Monte Civrari 2302 7553

Eastern group




NamemetresfeetNamemetresfeet
Gran Paradiso
Gran Paradiso
The Gran Paradiso is a mountain group between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont regions of north-west Italy. The peak, the 7th highest mountain in the Graian Alps with an elevation of 4,061 m, is close to Mont Blanc on the nearby border with France. On the French side of the border, the park is...

 
4061 13,324 Punta Tersiva 3513 11,526
Grivola
Grivola
The Grivola is a mountain in the Graian Alps in Italy. It lies between the Valsavarenche and the Vallon di Cogne. Grivola means young lady in the Occitan language.-Huts:* Rifugio Federico Chabod * Bivacco Luciano Gratton...

 
3969 13,022 Punta Foura 3410 11,188
Herbétet
Herbétet
Herbétet is a mountain in the Gran Paradiso massif, a sub-group of the Graian Alps, with an elevation of 3,778 m. It is located between the Val di Cogne and Valsevaranche....

 
3778 12,396 Punta Sengie 3408 11,182
Torre del Gran San Pietro
Torre del Gran San Pietro
Torre di San Gran Pietro is a mountain in the Gran Paradiso massif, a sub-group of the Graian Alps, with an elevation of 3,692 m. It is located at the boundary between Aosta Valley and Piedmont, near the Val di Cogne....

 
3692 12,113 Punta Lavina 3308 10,854
Ciarforon 3665 12,025 Rosa dei Banchi 3164 10,381
Roccia Viva 3650 11,976 Becca di Nona 3142 10,309
Becca di Gay 3623 11,887 Punta Pousset 3046 9994
Mont Emilius 3559 11,677 Monte Marzo 2750 9023

Western group

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Grande Casse
Grande Casse
The Grande Casse is the highest mountain in the Vanoise Massif in the Graian Alps.The first ascent was by William Mathews with guides Michel Croz and E. Favre on 8 August 1860.-External links:*...

 
3855 12,648 Pointe de l'Échelle
Pointe de l'Échelle
The Pointe de l'Échelle is a mountain in the Vanoise Massif in Savoie, France....

 
3422 11,227
Mont Pourri
Mont Pourri
Mont Pourri is a mountain in the Vanoise Massif in the Graian Alps. It is located in the Vanoise National Park.-External links:* , Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia.* , Peakbagger.*...

 
3779 12,398 Bellecôte
Bellecôte
The Bellecôte is a mountain in the Vanoise Massif in the Graian Alps, lying in the northern part of the Vanoise National Park and dominating the Peisey-Nancroix valley in Savoie. The north face is immense and austere, whereas the south face is more accessible....

3417 11,211
Dent Parrachée
Dent Parrachée
Dent Parrachée is a mountain of Savoie, France. It lies in the Massif de la Vanoise range. It has an altitude of 3697 metres above sea level....

 
3697 12,129 Pointes de la Gliere 3386 11,109
Grande Motte 3653 11,985 Pointe de Méan Martin 3337 10,949
Dôme de l'Arpont 3599 11,808 Roche Chevrière 3252 10,669
Dôme de Chasseforêt 3586 11,765 Pointe de la Réchasse 3223 10,575
Aiguille de Péclet 3566 11,700 Petit Mont Blanc de Pralognan 2685 8809
Aiguille de Polset 3538 11,608 Mont Jouvet 2563 8409
Pointe de la Sana 3436 11,273

Passes


The main passes of the Graian Alps are shown in the table below. The group in which the pass is located is indicated with "MB" for Mont Blanc group, "C" for Central group, "E" for Eastern group, and "W" for Western group.
namelocationgrouptype|elevation (m/ft)
Col de la Brenva Courmayeur
Courmayeur
Courmayeur is an Italian town and comune in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley, in northern Italy. It is located at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in western Europe, in the Graian Alps range, and is crossed by the Dora Baltea...

 to Chamonix
Chamonix
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc or, more commonly, Chamonix is a commune in the Haute-Savoie département in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It was the site of the 1924 Winter Olympics, the first Winter Olympics...

 
MB snow 4,333 14,217
Col de Triolet Chamonix to Courmayeur MB snow 3,691 12,110
Col d'Argentière Chamonix to Orsières
Orsières
Orsières is a municipality in the district of Entremont in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.-Geography:Orsières has an area, , of . Of this area, 16.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 25.2% is forested...

 
MB snow 3,516 11,536
Col de la Grande Rousse Rhêmes Valley to Valgrisenche
Valgrisenche
Valgrisenche is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy....

C snow 3500 11,483
Col de Talefre Chamonix to Courmayeur MB snow 3,484 11,430
Col de Gebroulaz Modane
Modane
Modane is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France.It was part of the Kingdom of Sardinia until 1860.-Transportation:...

 to Méribel
Méribel
Méribel is a ski resort in the Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps, situated near the town of Moutiers.Méribel refers to three neighbouring villages in the Les Allues commune of the Savoie département of France, near the town of Moûtiers , called Méribel Centre, Méribel-Mottaret and Méribel Village...

W snow 3470 11,385
Col de Monel Cogne
Cogne
Cogne is a town and comune in Aosta Valley, northern Italy with 1469 inhabitants, as of 2005.Cogne is located in the valley with the same name, leading to the Gran Paradiso massif Ibex, wild goat, marmots, royal eagles are easy to see...

 to Locana
Locana
Locana is a comune in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 km northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley...

E snow 3428 11,247
Col de Miage Les Contamines to Courmayeur MB snow 3,376 11,077
Col du Géant Chamonix to Courmayeur MB snow 3,371 11,060
Col du Grand Paradis Ceresole Reale
Ceresole Reale
Ceresole Reale is a comune in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km northwest of Turin in the Orco Valley, on the border with France...

 to Valsavarenche
Valsavarenche
Valsavarenche is an Italian comune with a population of 186. It is located in the Aosta Valley, and is part of the Grand-Paradis Mountain Community....

E snow 3349 10,988
Col du Charforon Ceresole Reale to Valsavarenche E snow 3331 10,929
Col de Teleccio Cogne to Locana E snow 3326 10,913
Col du Chardonnet Chamonix to Orsières MB snow 3,325 10,909
Col de Lauzon Cogne to the Valsavarenche E bridle path 3301 10,831
Col du Bouquetin Bonneval-sur-Arc
Bonneval-sur-Arc
Bonneval-sur-Arc is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.-External links:*...

 to Val d'Isère
Val d'Isère
Val d'Isère is a commune of the Tarentaise Valley, in the Savoie department in south-eastern France. It lies from the border with Italy. It is on the border of the Vanoise National Park created in 1963. The Face de Bellevarde was the scene of the men's downhill race as part of the 1992 Winter...

C snow 3300 10,827
Col de St Grat Valgrisenche to La Thuile
La Thuile
La Thuile is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley of northwest Italy.-Geography:La Thuile is situated in the Alps at the extreme north-west of the country, close to the French alpine town of La Rosière...

C snow 3300 10,827
Col du Tour Chamonix to Orsières MB snow 3,280 10,762
Fenetre de Saleinaz Saleinaz Glacier to Trient Glacier MB snow 3,264 10,709
Col de l'Herbetet Cogne to Valsavarenche E snow 3257 10,686
Col du Collerin Bessans
Bessans
Bessans is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.-Geography:Located on the Haute-Maurienne plateau, at an altitude of 1750 meters, the area is known for its sporting activities. Bessans is located in a valley, ideal for Nordic skiing...

 to Balme
Balme
Balme is a comune in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 km northwest of Turin, on the border with France. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 98 and an area of 63.1 km²....

C snow 3202 10,506
Col du Grand Etret Ceresole Reale to Valsavaranche E snow 3158 10,361
Col de Bassac Rhêmes Valley to Valgrisenche C snow 3153 10,345
Col du Carro Bonneval-sur-Arc to Ceresole Reale C snow 3140 10,302
Col d'Arbole Cogne to Brissogne
Brissogne
Brissogne is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy....

E snow 3137 10,292
Col de la Goletta Val d'Isère to the Rhêmes Valley C snow 3120 10,237
Col de Rhêmes Val d'Isère to the Rhêmes Valley C snow 3101 10,174
Col de la Grande Casse Pralognan to Termignon
Termignon
Termignon is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France....

W snow 3100 10,171
Col de Sea Bonneval-sur-Arc to Forno Alpi Graie C snow 3083 10,115
Col de l'Autaret Bessans to Usseglio
Usseglio
Usseglio is a comune in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 40 km northwest of Turin, on the border with France....

C foot path 3070 10,073
Col de Girard Bonneval-sur-Arc to Forno Alpi Graie C snow 3044 9987
Col Rosset Valsavarenche to the Rhêmes Valley C bridle path 3024 9922
Col d'Arnas Bessans to Balme C snow 3014 9889
Col de la Galise Ceresole Reale to Val d'Isère C snow 2998 9836
Col de Sort Valsavarenche to the Rhêmes Valley E bridle path 2967 9735
Quecees de Tignes Val d'Isère to Termignon W snow 2940 9646
Col della Nouva Cogne to Pont Canavese E bridle path 2933 9623
Col de Breuil Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Bourg-Saint-Maurice, popularly known as Bourg, is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.It is the last large town along the Tarentaise valley in the heart of the French Alps.-History:...

 to La Thuile
La Thuile
La Thuile is a town and comune in the Aosta Valley of northwest Italy.-Geography:La Thuile is situated in the Alps at the extreme north-west of the country, close to the French alpine town of La Rosière...

 
MB snow 2,879 9,446
Col de Garin Aosta
Aosta
Aosta is the principal city of the bilingual Aosta Valley in the Italian Alps, north-northwest of Turin. It is situated near the Italian entrance of the Mont Blanc Tunnel, at the confluence of the Buthier and the Dora Baltea, and at the junction of the Great and Little St. Bernard routes...

 to Cogne
E foot path 2868 9411
Collarin d'Arnas Balme to Usseglio C snow 2850 9351
Colle della Finestra Rhêmes Valley to the Valgrisenche C foot path 2847 9341
Fenetre de Champorcher Cogne to Champorcher
Champorcher
Champorcher is a comune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy, the main town in the Champorcher Valley....

E bridle path 2838 9311
Col Vaudet Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is a village in the Tarentaise Valley in Savoie, France. The old village itself lies on the main road between Bourg-Saint-Maurice and Val-d'Isère...

 to the Valgrisenche
C foot path 2836 9305
Col de Bardoney Cogne to Pont Canavese E snow 2833 9295
Col de Chaviere Modane to Pralognan W foot path 2806 9206
Col de la Leisse Tignes
Tignes
Tignes is a commune in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.It is also a ski resort near Val d'Isère, that are linked together as the "Espace Killy" region...

 to Termignon
W snow 2780 9121
Col de l'Iseran
Col de l'Iseran
Col de l'Iseran is the highest paved mountain pass in the Alps. A part of the Graian Alps, it is situated in the department of Savoie in France near the border with Italy. It is crossed by the D902....

 
Bonneval-sur-Arc to Val d'Isère C road 2769 9085
Ghicet di Sea Balme to Forno Alpi Graie C foot path 2735 8973
Col de la Sachette Tignes to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Bourg-Saint-Maurice, popularly known as Bourg, is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.It is the last large town along the Tarentaise valley in the heart of the French Alps.-History:...

W foot path 2729 8954
Col du Palet Tignes to Moûtiers or Bourg St Maurice W bridle path 2658 8721
Col du Mont Ste Foy to the Valgrisenche C bridle path 2646 8681
Col du Nivolet  Ceresole Reale to the Valsavarenche E road 2641 8665
Colle della Crocetta Ceresole Reale to Forno Alpi Graie C bridle path 2636 8649
Col de la Platiere Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department....

 to Moûtiers
W bridle path 2600 8531
Col du Mont Tondu Les Contamines to Courmayeur MB snow 2,590 8,498
Col Ferret Courmayeur to Orsières MB bridle path 2,533 8,311
Col de la Vanoise Pralognan to Termignon W bridle path 2527 8291
Col de la Seigne Les Chapieux to Courmayeur MB bridle path 2,512 8,242
Col de Susanfe Champéry
Champéry
Champéry is a municipality in the district of Monthey in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.-History:Champéry is first mentioned in 1286 as Champery...

 to Salvan
Salvan, Switzerland
Salvan is a municipality in the district of Saint-Maurice, in the canton of Valais, Switzerland.-History:Salvan is first mentioned in 1018 as cum Silvano. Around 1025-31 it was mentioned as in monte Salvano. The municipality was formerly known by its German name Scharwang, however, that name is...

 
MB foot path 2,500 8,202
Col du Bonhomme Contamines to Les Chapieux MB bridle path 2,483 8,147
Col de Sageroux Sixt
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is a municipality in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France.- Geography :The town ranges in altitude from , and three-quarters of its area are part of a Natural Reserve and thus completely uninhabited...

 to Champéry
MB foot path 2,413 7,917
Col des Encombres Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne
Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne
Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.-See also:*Communes of the Savoie department*The 1917 Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment, which killed several hundred French troops....

 to Moûtiers
W bridle path 2337 7668
Col d'Anterne Sixt to Servoz MB bridle path 2,263 7,425
Col de Balme Chamonix to the Trient Valley MB bridle path 2,201 7,221
Little St Bernard Pass
Little St Bernard Pass
The Little St Bernard Pass is a mountain pass in the Alps on the France–Italy border. Its saddle is at 2188 metres above sea level. It is located between Savoie, France and Aosta Valley, Italy to the south of the Mont Blanc Massif, precisely on the main alpine watershed. There is also a Great St...

 
Aosta to Moûtiers C road 2188 7179
Col de la Madeleine
Col de la Madeleine
Col de la Madeleine is a high mountain pass in the Alps in the department of Savoie in France.It connects La Chambre in Maurienne with Aigueblanche and Feissons-sur-Isère in Tarentaise. The southern approach from La Chambre is 19.3 km with an average grade of 8 percent. The northern approach...

 
La Chambre
La Chambre
La Chambre is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.-References:*...

 to Moûtiers
W road 1984 6509
Colle Checrouit Courmayeur to the Lac de Combal MB bridle path 1,960 6,431
Col de Voza Chamonix to Les Contamines MB bridle path 1,675 5,496
Col de la Forclaz (F) Chamonix to Saint-Gervais MB bridle path 1,556 5,105
Col de la Forclaz
Col de la Forclaz
Col de la Forclaz is a mountain pass in the Alps in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland. It connects Martigny at and Le Châtelard . The road from Martigny to the Col has an average gradient of 6% but in parts is more like 8%...

 (CH)
Argentière
Argentière
Argentière is a picturesque skiing, alpine walking and mountaineering village in the French Alps, part of the commune of Chamonix Mont Blanc. Altitude: 1252m .-Geography:...

 to Martigny
Martigny, Switzerland
Martigny is the capital of the French-speaking district of Martigny in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It lies at an elevation of , and its population is approximately 15000 inhabitants . It is a junction of roads joining Italy, France and Switzerland...

MB road 1,520 4,987

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