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.
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.
Swisscom has implemented three temporary GSM base stations for the Glacier Patrol this year, on the Dent Blanche, on Barma and on the Mont Fort cable car, all of which are connected to a military radio link, with three repeaters installed to route received signals on the Tete Blanche, the Bertol and La Rosablanche.