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The Dauphiné Alps (French Alpes du Dauphiné) are a group of mountain ranges in southeastern France, west of the main chain of the Alps. They are separated from the Cottian Alps in the east by the Col du Galibier and the upper Durance valley; from the western Graian Alps (Vanoise) in the north-east by the river Arc; from the lower ranges Vercors Plateau and Chartreuse Mountains in the west by the rivers Drac and Isère. Many peaks rise to more than 10,000 feet (3,050 m), with Barre des Écrins (4,102 m) the highest.

Mountain ranges within the Dauphiné Alps include the Massif des Écrins (in the Parc national des Écrins) and Belledonne.

Peaks

The chief peaks of the Dauphiné Alps are:

Barre des Ecrins 4,102 meters(13,459 feet)
Pic Felix Neff 3222 meters(10,571 feet)
Meije 3987 meters(13,081 feet)
Vieux Chaillol 3163 meters(10,378 feet)
Ailefroide 3959 meters(12,989 feet)
Tete de Vautisse 3162 meters(10,375 feet)
Mont Pelvoux 3954 meters(12,973 feet)
Grand Pinier 3120 meters(10,237 feet)
Pic Sans Nom 3915 meters(12,845 feet)
Pic de Parieres 3050 meters(10,007 feet)
Pic Gaspard 3880 meters(12,730 feet)
Mourre Froid 2996 meters(9830 feet)
Pic Coolidge 3756 meters(12,323 feet)
Belledonne (highest) 2981 meters(9781 feet)
Grande Ruine 3754 meters(12,317 feet)
Rocherblanc (Sept Laux) 2931 meters(9617 feet)
Rateau 3754 meters(12,317 feet)
Taillefer 2861 meters(9387 feet)
Montagne des Agneaux 3660 meters(12,008 feet)
Pic du Frene 2810 meters(9219 feet)
Les Bans 3651 meters(11,979 feet)
Tete de l'Obiou 2793 meters(9164 feet)
Sommet des Rouies 3634 meters(11,923 feet)
Grand Ferrand 2761 meters(9059 feet)
Aiguille du Plat de la Selle 3596 meters
Pic de Bure (Aurouse) 2712 meters(8898 feet)
Pic d'Olan 3577 meters(11,735 feet)
Pic Bonvoisin 3560 meters(11,680 feet)
Aiguilles d'Arves (highest point) 3514 meters(11,529 feet)
Grandes Rousses 3473 meters(11,395 feet)
Roche de la Muzelle 3459 meters(11,349 feet)
Sirac 3438 meters(11,280 feet)

Passes

The chief passes of the Dauphiné Alps are:

namelocationtypeelevation (m/ft)
Col de la Lauze St Christophe to La Gravesnow 3543/11,625
Col des Avalanches La Berarde to Vallouisesnow 3511/11,520
Col de la Casse Deserte La Berarde to La Gravesnow 3510/11,516
Col Emile Pic La Grave to Vallouisesnow 3502/11,490
Col des Ecrins La Berarde to Vallouisesnow 3415/11,205
Col du Glacier BlancLa Grave to Vallouisesnow 3308/10,854
Col du Sele La Berarde to Vallouisesnow 3302/10,834
Breche de la Meije La Berarde to la Gravesnow 3300/10,827
Col de la TempleLa Berarde to Vallouisesnow 3283/10,772
Col des Aiguilles d'Arves Valloire to Saint-Jean-d'Arves snow 3150/10,335
Col du Says La Berarde to the Val Gaudemarsnow 3136/10,289
Col du Clot des Cavales La Berarde to La Grave snow 3128/10,263
Col du Loup du Valgaudemar Vallouise to the Val Gaudemarsnow 3112/10,210
Col Lombard La Grave to Saint-Jean-d'Arvessnow 3100/10,171
Breche des Grandes Rousses Allemont to Clavanssnow 3100/10,171
Col du Sellar Vallouise to the Val Gaudemarsnow 3067/10,063
Col de la Muande St Christophe to the Val Gaudemarsnow 3059/10,037
Col des Quirlies Saint-Jean-d'Arves to Clavanssnow 2950/9679
Col du Goleon La Grave to Valloirefoot path 2880/9449
Pas de la CavaleVallouise to Champoléon dirt road 2740/8990
Col d'OrcièresDormillouse to Orcièresbridle path 2700/8859
Col de l'Infernet La Grave to Saint-Jean-d'Arvesfoot path 2690/8826
Col du Galibier Col du Lautaret to Saint-Michel-de-Maurienneroad2658/8721
Breche de Valsenestre Bourg d'Oisans to Valsenestrefoot path 2634/8642
Col de VallonpierreVal Gaudemar to Champoléonfoot path 2620/8596
Col de Val EstreteVal Gaudemar to Champoléonfoot path 2620/8596
Col de la Vaurze Val Gaudemar to Valjouffreyfoot path 2600/8531
Col de MartignareLa Grave to Saint-Jean-d'Arvesfoot path 2600/8531
Col des TourettesOrcières to Châteauroux-les-Alpesbridle path 2580/8465
Col de la MuzelleSt Christophe to Valsenestrefoot path 2500/8202
Col de l'Eychauda Vallouise to Le Monêtier-les-Bainsbridle path 2429/7970
Col d'Arsine La Grave to Le Monêtier-les-Bainsbridle path 2400/7874
Col des Prés Nouveaux Le Freney to Saint-Jean-d'Arvesbridle path2293/7523
Col des Sept Laux Allevard to Bourg d'Oisansbridle path 2184/7166
Col du LautaretBriançon to Bourg d'Oisansroad 2075/6808
Col de la Croix de FerBourg d'Oisans to Saint-Jean-d'Arvesroad 2062/6765
Col du Glandon Bourg d'Oisans to La Chambreroad 1951/6401
Col de l'Alpe de Vénosc Vénosc to Les Deux Alpesbridle path 1660/5446
Col d'Ornon Bourg d'Oisans to La Mureroad 1360/4462
Col Bayard La Mure to Gaproad 1246/4088
Col de la Croix HauteGrenoble to Serres and Gaproad, railroad 1167/3829
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