in Prads-Haute-Bléone

Via Ferrata de la Falaise de Meichira

30 minutes from Digne les Bains, the Prads Haute-Bléone Via Ferrata offers an AD+ course, with a D variant.
The progression on the Falaise de Meichira, facing south-west, offers a spectacular view of the Haute Bléone Valley, at more than 1000 meters above sea level.
The Via Ferrata takes approximately 3 hours. An escape is possible halfway. It is accessible to children from 1m40 and 40 kg.

In short
Access time: 10 min
Return time: 40 mins
Starting altitude: 1000m
Exposure: southwest
Length of the via: 600 m
Elevation: 300 m
Difficulty: Fairly difficult (AD+) to Difficult (D)
Travel time: 3h to 3h30

– From the multipurpose hall, park in the hall car park, continue on foot on the road towards the housing estate then continue along the Chichier track for around a hundred meters. Take the path on the right to access the start of the via ferrata (10 min).
– Return route from the summit, take the Colle trail (to the north). 100 m from the summit turn left into the forest overlooking the village of Prads. Follow the path in the forest to reach the Chichier track and follow it to the multipurpose room (do not cross the fields).
– From the escape route, at the end of the first part, you can take the Bouc de Chabot ledge to join the Chichier track which you follow to the multipurpose room (do not cross the fields).

To engage in a via ferrata, it is essential to have the specific equipment for this practice, to know perfectly its use and the climbing progression techniques.

To everyone and particularly to beginners, we recommend supervision by a professional.

Warning !
– Respect the direction of the route
– Do not engage in the via ferrata in stormy weather, during snowy periods or at night
– Respect the site and its environment.
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Location details

  • In the mountains


Opening hours from April 01 to October 30, 2024
MondayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.
FridayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.
SundayOpen from 07 a.m. to 19 p.m.


Further information) :
Access to the via is free if you have your own equipment.
Rental of complete equipment (harness + Y lanyard with energy absorber + helmet)
Adult: €12; Child (under 14): €10; Student: 10 €
Group (from 9 people): 10€ per person
Rental of an item (helmet or lanyard): €5

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Bank / credit card
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers



  • Parking nearby

Activities on site

  • Climbing sports / Rope sports
  • Via ferrata

Nearby activities

  • Climbing sports / Rope sports
  • Via ferrata

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Pets are not accepted

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On the spot…


Meichira Cliff
Le village
04420 Prads-Haute-Bléone
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