Mont Tendre is a mountain of the Jura, located between the valley of Joux and the basin of Lake Geneva in the canton of Vaud. With an elevation of 1,679 metres above sea level, it is the highest summit of the Swiss portion of the Jura Mountains and, therefore, the highest summit of Switzerland outside the Alps. It is also the most isolated mountain of the canton. It is found in the community of Montricher.
A paved road from Montricher reaches a height of 1,615 metres, northeast of the summit. A restaurant is located at its end, the Chalet du Mont Tendre.
There's a trail leading to the summit. Mont Tendre is one of the 27 peaks along the multi-day Jura Crest Trail.
The nearest mountain hut is null located 11m/37ft SE of the summit.
By elevation Mont Tendre is
# 1 out of 57 in Jura Vaudois Nature Park # 1 out of 43 in District de Morges # 7 out of 8522 in the North France-West Rhine Area
By prominence Mont Tendre is
# 1 out of 57 in Jura Vaudois Nature Park # 14 out of 387 in Vaud # 1 out of 43 in District de Morges # 19 out of 8522 in the North France-West Rhine Area
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