Upper Chassezac canyon in Ardèche

Upper Chassezac canyon in Ardèche
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English, French
  • Fitness level: Sporty
  • Minimum age: minimum 14 y/o
  • Duration: full day
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible 1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
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Activity description

Go on an adventure with Les Intraterrestres by exploring the Haut Chassezac canyon between the Ardèche and the Cévennes!

The canyon of Haut Chassezac is the must of canyoning in the Cevennes. Located in the south of the Massif Central, near the lake of Villefort, it is a must in Lozère if you want to realize a sporting canyoning descent!

Indeed, the canyon of Haut Chassezac is an uninterrupted succession of jumps, slides, abseils and swims in deep basins with different shapes. No experience in canyoning is required to tackle it, but it is necessary to be in good physical condition to be able to assume the day which awaits you!

The descent of this deep and wild gorge of the Haut Chassezac will impress you not only by its intense canyoning course, but also by its enchanting natural setting between the Cevennes and the Monts d'Ardèche.

Offer Description

Canyoning descent of 7 hours in the canyon of Haut Chassezac (plan a full day of activity).

Approach walk : 30 minutes with a 400 m difference in altitude
Return walk : 1h15 and quite difficult

Activity requirements

You must be in good physical condition, but no experience in canyoning is required.

Please contact the instructor if you have any particular medical problems.

The maximum weight for wetsuits is 100 kg.

Special terms

Please note the activity is weather dependent.

Departure is guaranteed with a minimum of 4 participants.

  • Neoprene wetsuit (5mm)
  • Neoprene socks
  • Helmet and harness
  • MIC canyon shoes
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimwear and towel
  • 1.5 L bottled water per person
  • Glasses cords
  • Picnic (sandwich, cereal bars, no fruits or yogurts)
Meeting point
68 km from Aubenas (1.5hrs): La Garde Guérin (48) at the entry of the village Get directions



Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
Magnifique canyon
  • 5 / 5

Très varié. Avec des sauts, des toboggans, des tunnels...

Vraiment cool
  • 5 / 5

Merci Maëlle, c'était super cool

  • 5 / 5

Super, moniteur passionné et passionnant

  • 5 / 5

Superbe activité