The river Ubaye, the best place for white water sports
Ubaye looks alone the three most beautiful navigable river for rafting in France and especially in Rafting in the Southern Alps. The natural flow of Ubaye lacks hydroelectric dam, which gives this identity wild river. 50 km of navigable routes, Rafting, Canoe or Kayak, Ubaye runs from its source to the Col du Longet near the Italian border, to the Lac de Serre-Ponçon. Navigable in whitewater sports are either High Ubaye valley, downstream of St-Paul, by embedding near Riou Sec up to the village of Faucon. Routes for rafting downstream Barcelonnette are from Thuiles to Lauzet-Ubaye, there is also a final section to the lake of Serre-Ponçon international reputation, it is infrans bottom or "Royal Gorge". This course is one of the most beautiful Rafting in France.
Ubaye alone together three Most Beautiful navigable routes for rafting in France and Especially in Rafting in the Southern Alps. The natural flow of Ubaye lacks hydroelectric dam, All which this identity Gives wild river. 50 km of navigable roads, Rafting, Canoe or Kayak, Ubaye runs from source to the Col du Longet near the Italian border, to the Lac de Serre-Ponçon.
Navigable route in whitewater sports are Either High Ubaye valley, downstream of St-Paul, by embedding near Riou Sec up to the village of Faucon.
Routes for rafting downstream from Thuiles are Barcelonnette to Lauzet-Ubaye, there aussi a final section to the lake of Serre-Ponçon international reputation, it is infrans bottom or "Royal Gorge". This race is one of the Most Beautiful Golf Rafting in France.
The Ubaye River with its rapids and weird names
Approach the river, and taste its waves
Class 2 to Class 5, more than 50 rapids draw its course, the more bizarre and fun as each other names, including here some of the most renowned : Pile ou face, la double vague, la cuisine, la salle de bain, le verrou, le rouleau de printemps, le plat de résistance, Les Seolanes, Le petit bois, le cleps, Champagne, le pop corn, les enfers, Hollywood, la moustache, Trois riviere, la maxi vague, la dent de requin, le trou normand, la grille, le decolte, la machine à laver, l''equerre, l'aspirateur, le pont romain, Tahiti douche, l'ouvre boite, le Syphon, le petit dernier ...
Meolan-Revel panoramic webcam view
Ubaye river map
Live webcam from Méolan-Revel
The webcam is located 400m upstream from our base.
International classification of rivers
Class I : Easy: regular courses, small streams, simple obstacles.
Class II : Little difficult, irregular course, small waves, small rapids.
Class III : Moderately Challenging: waves, water and rapid movements marked, sometimes boatswain by the presence of blocks.
Class IV : Difficult: continuous waves, powerful rollers, technical rapid and significant elevation changes.
Class V : Very difficult : quick to recognize inevitably dangerous obstacles (blocks, water reminders movements).
Class VI : Limit Airworthiness (impassable)