Dent Blanche


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Dent Blanche

(däN bläNsh), peak, 14,318 ft (4,364 m) high, Valais canton, S Switzerland, in the Pennine Alps.
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Then the Breithorn and the Dent Blanche caught the radiant glow; but "the intervening mass of Monte Rosa made it necessary for us to climb many long hours before we could hope to see the sun himself, yet the whole air soon grew warmer after the splendid birth of the day.
At the time he was nearing the summit of the Dent Blanche peak, and three Swiss guides fell with him.
The white triangle next to it is the aptly-named Dent Blanche, or White Tooth, just a bit shorter than its neighbor at 14,291 ft (4,356 meters) but, according to some, even prettier.
We enjoyed the Swiss specialty Raclette - essentially melted cheese, boiled potatoes and pickles - at the cosy La Dent Blanche restaurant.