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Montagne du Cheval Blanc
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Montagne du Cheval Blanc

 
Montagne du Cheval Blanc

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Provence, France, Europe

Lat/Lon: 44.13360°N / 6.42770°E

Object Title: Montagne du Cheval Blanc

Elevation: 7621 ft / 2323 m

 

Page By: om

Created/Edited: Jan 23, 2004 / Oct 21, 2005

Object ID: 152261

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Overview


Central mountain in Haute Provence Alps.

In winter, Le Cheval Blanc is the most visible mountain when coming to the Alps along Durance Valley. The name of the mountain comes from the long white form it has when it is snow covered.

The mountain has 4 main sides.
- Bléone side, the steepest face other Chanolles village (1350Hm) north oriented
- Draix village side, west
- Asse de Clumanc side, other Tartonne villages, south oriented
- Verdon - Issole side, other Thorame - Basse village (1350Hm) , east oriented

The 10Km long summit ridge has a S-N direction for its southest part and a W - E direction for its northest part



Cheval Blanc Route Verdon side



Getting There

Red Tape


No red tape

Mountain guide, Climbing


CAF -French Alpine Club

Mountain Guide

Villages, Camping hotals restaurants chambres d'hotes


Tartonne

Thorame-Basse

Mountain Conditions



meteo

others sports

Geology Reserve, Astronomy


Gelology reserve site

Installation of an automatized observatory on the summit


External Links

Images