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Grand Désert Glacier

Glacier · Conthey · 2,906 m
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The Grand Désert is a 2.25 km long glacier situated on the Rosablanche, (the highest point of Nendaz) in the Alps in Valais.
The Rosablanche, which is at an altitude of 3,336 metres, represents a very popular excursion, in summer as in winter. But no need to be an experienced mountaineer to get to the top. Accessible by a hiking tour from Lac de Cleuson or the Grand Dixence da mit can by reached by medium to good hikers. When reaching the glacier from Lac de Cleuson a rest at the border of the Grand Désert Lake which is feeded by the glacier is recommended.
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Update: June 15, 2016

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2'592'378E 1'102'226N
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46.071515, 7.340144
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46°04'17.5"N 7°20'24.5"E
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32T 371639 5103332
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