Mont Risoux

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Mont Risoux
Le Gros Crêt
Mont Risoux (right) from the Vallée de Joux
Highest point
Elevation1,419 m (4,656 ft)
Prominence169 m (554 ft)[1]
Parent peakMont d'Or
Coordinates46°39′39″N 06°14′32″E / 46.66083°N 6.24222°E / 46.66083; 6.24222Coordinates: 46°39′39″N 06°14′32″E / 46.66083°N 6.24222°E / 46.66083; 6.24222
Mont Risoux is located in Switzerland
Mont Risoux
Mont Risoux
Location in Switzerland
LocationVaud, Switzerland
Doubs, France
Parent rangeJura Mountains

Mont Risoux (or Grand Risoux) is a large wooded crest of the Jura Mountains, located between France and Switzerland. The culminating point (1,419 m), lying on the border between the department of Doubs and the canton of Vaud, is named Gros Crêt.


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located north of the mountain at 1,250 metres.

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