Mont Dore

Featured photo of Mont Dore

Mont Dore is the highest peak in central France The Dordogne river rises near the Mont Dore. The hiking is at about the same elevation as in the White or Smokey Mountains.

Elevation (feet): 6,184
Elevation (meters): 1,885
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Massif Central
Latitude: 45.5
Longitude: 2.78333
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 50b.c.
First successful climber(s): Vercingetorix
Nearest major airport: Lyon
Convenient Center: Clemont-Ferrand

Thanks to Mark de Saint-Rat for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Mont Dore.

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  • Log #20483 - by Matt Coppock on Nov 09, 2006
    Ascended from the car park on the north side. We walked up a lovely valley and came around to the summit.Great day and great views.
  • Log #8775 - by Chris Bullard on Dec 05, 2000
    Very hot and swarming with people (Puy de Sancy)who had come up in the cable cars.