Grand Capucin

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Grand Capucin
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The Grand Capucin
Highest point
Elevation 3,838 m (12,592 ft)
Coordinates 45°51′06″N06°53′53″E / 45.85167°N 6.89806°E / 45.85167; 6.89806 Coordinates: 45°51′06″N06°53′53″E / 45.85167°N 6.89806°E / 45.85167; 6.89806
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Grand Capucin
Location Haute-Savoie, France
Parent range Mont Blanc Massif

The Grand Capucin (3,838 m) is a rock pinnacle located underneath Mont Blanc du Tacul in the Mont Blanc Massif in Haute-Savoie, France.

Mont Blanc du Tacul mountain in the Mont Blanc massif of the Alps

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Haute-Savoie Department of France in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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France Republic in Europe with several non-European regions

France, officially the French Republic, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.02 million. France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.


The Grand Capucin is famous for its amazing climbing, but only at harder levels or with Aid.

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