Montagne du Cheval Blanc

Montagne du Cheval Blanc

Page Type: Mountain/Rock
Lat/Lon: 44.13360°N / 6.42770°E
Elevation: 7621 ft / 2323 m


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

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