Le Taillefer

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Le Taillefer
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Highest point
Elevation 2,857 m (9,373 ft)
Prominence 1,490 m (4,890 ft) [1]
Coordinates 45°02′22″N5°55′27″E / 45.03944°N 5.92417°E / 45.03944; 5.92417 Coordinates: 45°02′22″N5°55′27″E / 45.03944°N 5.92417°E / 45.03944; 5.92417 [2]
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Le Taillefer
Parent range Dauphiné Alps
First ascent 1848 by Loupot

Le Taillefer is a mountain in the Dauphiné Alps, culminating at a height of 2,857 m (9,373 ft). It is located south-east of Grenoble, and is the highest mountain in the Taillefer Massif.

Dauphiné Alps mountain range

The Dauphiné Alps are a group of mountain ranges in southeastern France, west of the main chain of the Alps. Mountain ranges within the Dauphiné Alps include the Massif des Écrins, Belledonne, the Taillefer range and the mountains of Matheysine.

Grenoble Prefecture and commune in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Grenoble is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère. Located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Grenoble is the capital of the department of Isère and is an important European scientific centre. The city advertises itself as the "Capital of the Alps", due to its size and its proximity to the mountains.

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  1. "Le Taillefer -peakbagger.com". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  2. Source : Géoportail avec carte IGN à l'échelle 1:25000