About Chamonix


Guides des Chamonix

  The role of a Mountain Guide is a very special one. It is a profession that requires constant rigorous examination, dedication, technical skill and mountain knowledge. Guides inspire, mentor, encourage and protect us as much as they can in our alpine adventures. Their high level of commitment makes them an indispensable and significant part of […] Read more

Student Accommodation in Chamonix

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Have you found a place to stay in Chamonix for this upcoming Autumn and Winter season? From studios to shared flats, seasonal lets or just a week of fun – our student accommodation may be just what you are looking for! We can help put a roof over your head so you can live, ski […] Read more

UTMB 2017 et Vocabulaire

  The famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc is almost here! Considered one of the world’s toughest trail running races it starts from Chamonix at 6pm on the 28th August. This unique event will see around 2,300 participants attempt to complete the 170km with 10’000m altitude gain. We wish everyone taking part the very best of luck!     Here’s some French […] Read more

Les Cirques en France

France has an incredible circus tradition that draws crowds throughout the year. For many cultures and especially in Europe, the circus is an outdated spectacle from the past that has lost its attraction. Here in Chamonix, we have always received travelling circus companies such as the Rome Circus, which has come to town again now […] Read more

August Events In Chamonix

Aloha Tuesday – Rando Yoga A great way to start the day, every Tuesday, throughout the month of August, combine hiking and yoga. Each week, a local mountain guide will take you to a different location in the Mont Blanc Massif or the Aiguilles Rouges and then end the day with relaxing yoga practice with […] Read more

CosmoJazz Festival 2017

The CosmoJazz Festival is back in Chamonix! Now in its 6th year, the festival will be held from the 22nd-30th July. There will be live music set up in various locations in the Chamonix Valley, including gigs high up in the mountains with stunning backdrops. Concerts will be held throughout the day and late into the […] Read more

Climbing Vocabulary

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In Chamonix, the summer is in full swing and the Climbing World Cup has just bagged itself some new World Champs and left town. Here’s some rock climbing themed vocabulary to put you in the mood for scaling those rocks yourself!! Many climbing terms that were first coined in the French language are also used […] Read more