Climbing in Grès d'Annot ©LionelClimbing in Grès d'Annot ©Lionel

Climbing

Climbing can be done all year round, thanks to the large number of sunny days we get in all seasons. 600 ways for all levels of difficulty, some of them reaching heights of 300 metres, are open on the rock walls of Haute-Provence.

The rock walls of the Verdon

The rock walls of the Verdon are gret for climbing lovers all year round.

Those in the know will say “a good rock and a great climb” of these climbing routes whose sculpted limestone reliefs are practically devoid of vegetation.

There are several levels of difficulty on the 1,500 possible ways (20 to 300 metres).
“Le 6e élément”, “Poker à 5 as” and “Le chant des soleils” have not yet delivered all their secrets.

The rock walls of the Verdon ©Lionel

Annot and its ocean of sandstone

Sandstone is to Annot what limestone is to the Verdon and, according to specialists, it’s good quality rock. At the entrance to the Mercantour, the cliffs can reach around 100 metres.

Three kilometres from the village, boulders around 20 metres high are spread over 12 kilometres. In all, there are around 150 ways from 4C to 8C on this sandstone island in an ocean of limestone.

Climbing in the Ubaye

In the Ubaye there are many climbing ways, sites and climbing schools, so there is everything you need for you to indulge your passion.

Enthusiastic guides and climbing instructors are there to accompany you on the high mountain ways in exceptional surroundings.

Climbing professionals

A number of providers offer climbing, via ferrata and canyoning support so that you can do it in complete safety. All these activities are in an exceptional setting.

 

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