About Chamonix


Trail Aiguilles rouges

  Trail Aiguilles rouges, the most beautiful race in the world? On Sunday the 28th November it is time for the eighth addition of the local race Trail Aiguilles Rouges. It’s a 54km race, with +/- 3600m of altitude gain and it must be completed in less than 13 hours. This race is said to […] Read more

Combine your french studies at Insted Chamonix with trail running

Perfect season for trail running in Chamonix

  Day by day now, the valley of Chamonix is turning into a pallet of beautiful autumn colors. The fresh, crispy mornings and sunny days with an average temperature of 15-20 degrees characterizes this perfect season for trail running. This photo is from local mountain guides and skiers Stian Hagen and Asmus Norreslet, on an […] Read more

ultra trail du mont blanc

Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc

Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc Amazing race in the mountians Have you ever heard about a running competition that’s four times longer than a marathon and has a vertical ascent of 9600m ? Well, now you have. It is called Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc and is one of the most famous “ultra trail-running event” in the world and […] Read more

köra från Sverige, Norge och Finland till chamonix

How to get to Chamonix

How to get to Chamonix? There are many ways to get to Chamonix and we will list the most common ways, hopefully it can help you out a bit. Fly to Chamonix Geneva airport Geneva airport is the most popular airport and it is only one hour drive from Chamonix. There is several airlines going to Geneva […] Read more