Activities Cascades Orgon

Canyon Orgon

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Among all the canyons in Cevennes, Orgon's waterfall is the wildest canyon of Mont Aigoual massif. The Herault's Valley Guides Office suggests this activity in a well preserved natural site. This initiation canyon is snuggled up in Mount Aigoual foothills. It offers fun ways to practice the activity: abseils, jumps, rock slides...



All the ingredients are gathered at the source of Herault to offer you an unforgettable cocktail of sensations.


Rates : 45€ 40€ 38€

  •  Shuttle : 35km, 40 min from Ganges
  • Approach : 40 min
  •  way back to cars : 15mins walking in the woods
  •  Duration : 4 to 5 hours
  •  Distance : 2000m
  •  Altitude change: -150m

Level : moyen Total duration : 1 jour bon cadeaux réservation

Strengths Canyon Orgon

  • ideal for initiation: fun and sunny
  • possibility to avoid the obstacles (jumps...)
  • two 15 meter-high abseils, 3 jumps, 1 ejector slide...

DESCRIPTION 

Orgon's waterfall is one of the most famous Herault canyon. One of the first canyoning filmed and broadcast in the TV program "carnet de l'aventure", the Orgon's waterfall canoyoning is chain of waterfalls more or less wet sparated by walking section between galleries. 

Do not miss the Icare toboggan throwing you in a rock pot full of water. This sunny canyon is available from early season untill mid august. After this, the flow is not strong enough to be fun. 

 

PROGRAM 

The rendezvous point is setted up close to 10:00, at the Guides Office, 15 place des Halles, 34190 GANGES. If you come from Vigan, we can directly arrange an appointement in front of "Intermarché" at Vigan, close to 10:30. In that case, you should before submit informations (height and weight) to the Guides Office to bring the suitables clothes and equipement from Ganges. 

Once dressed up, Each participant take his own car to get on the site. Be carefull : the car park is not supervised. (keep valuables out of cars. If needed, we can secure them into the Guides Office). A walk 40min long in the wood is necessary to reach the river, where we will have a picnic. 

 

We dress the entire equipement and begin the climbing down by a chaine of 2 little abseilings (15m long). You wil have to cross various  obstacles (jumps, abseils, toboggans, rocks...) between walks, in a wild and preserved surrounding. 

The journey last 4 to 5 hours. We find back our cars after a little walk.

DIRECTIONAL INFORMATIONS

 

From Ganges, take the road toward Le Vigan. 

once reached Pont d'Hérault, take the road to the left and follow Le Vigan.

Cross Le Vigan and take the road D48 to the right toward Mont Aigoual.

Nearby, on your left is a supermarket, "Intermarché", were the rendezvous poinr is usually setted up.

From there, continue driving toward Le Vigan on 12 km.

The car park is located in front of a hairpin bend

 

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