Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur peaks

2,080 peaks

Highest peak

Barre des Ecrins

13,458 ft / 4,101 m

Most summited peak

Barre des Ecrins

7 summits

Most prominent peak

Barre des Ecrins

6,709 ft / 2,044 m prom

Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur summits

125 summits

First Ascent Awards

82 of 2,080 peaks 3%

Top climbing months

August 26%

July 25%

June 9%

Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur mountains highlights

"I went up from Colle dell'Agnello in fantastic , hot morning . Between the north and south summits, I jumped on the nearby Punta Alp . Wonderful panoramas from the twin peaks ." - Il Pelvo, daniele64, Aug 27, 2018
"I went up from Grange del Rio ( Chianale ) in a good , cold morning . Wonderful views all around , especially on the great Monviso . In fact, I waited a long time at the summit to wait for the best light conditions for the photos ." - Monte Losetta, daniele64, Aug 26, 2018
"Monday 6th August 2018. An ascent of Clot la Cime 2732m/312m, from Col d’Izoard, Cottian Alps, France. 12.7km, with 400m of ascent and 990m of descent. For the second week of our holiday in France, we moved to an apartment in a large old farm building in the tiny hamlet of le Laus, about 10km south-east of the town of Briançon in the Cottian Alps (see at This was a very old building (the date 1768 was inscribed above the doorway), standing at an altitude of 1745m. The temperature dropped rapidly at night after the sun had set below the encirc" - Clos la Cime, marktrengove, Aug 6, 2018
"Certainly one of the weakest world country high points to bag, but stopped at Monte Carlo anyways, so how can a peakbagger say no? There’s a supermarket on Rue Victor Hugo with 45 minutes parking that is just next to the footpath to the top of the country. " - Chemin Des Révoires, Christopher, Jun 16, 2018
"I went up from Sainte Agnès through Pointe Siricocca and Pic de Garuche in a perfect winter morning . On the summit there is a Maginot Line fortress in good consevation . Wonderful views all around ." - Mont Ours, daniele64, Dec 23, 2017

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