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
No red tape
Mountain guide, Climbing
CAF -French Alpine Club
Villages, Camping hotals restaurants chambres d'hotes
Geology Reserve, Astronomy
Gelology reserve site
Installation of an automatized observatory on the summit