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Montagne du Cheval Blanc

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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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



Mountain Conditions


others sports

Geology Reserve, Astronomy

Gelology reserve site

Installation of an automatized observatory on the summit

External Links


Montagne du Cheval Blanc...Cucuyon, Pic de Couard and...Cheval BlancAlpes de Haute Provence range...Alps - Cheval BlancMontagne du Cheval Blanc....Cheval Blanc, Draix side (West)
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 December 2000Cheval Blanc group taken from...Cheval BlancCucuyon. Cheval Blanc in...Cheval BlancCheval Blanc, Pic de Couard,...Eastern part of Luberon range...
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