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Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2018

 | Chamonix
The 7th edition of the Arc’teryx Alpine Academy is in town this weekend, uniting alpine enthusiasts of all levels with mountain guides and professional athletes. The 3 day event is hosting various types of clinics to advance your mountain skills and gain alpine knowledge from Friday 5th until Sunday the 8th July. The clinics offered […] Read more

Overland students first week!

 | Chamonix, Overland Summers
Here at Insted we are enjoying our first week with our summer Overland students and leaders! The students brave the heat and had great days out and about in Chamonix. On Monday the students, with their leaders, met our teacher’s Karine and Emlilie at the school. Each student then had a brief chat with the […] Read more

Chamonix Yoga Festival 2018

 | Chamonix
The wonderful Chamonix Yoga Festival is returning for its 5th year from 6th-8th July. For three full days the festival will be hosted at the beautiful Majestic building in the centre of Chamonix. If you’re interested in joining the event, you will find a wide range of yoga styles to try; from learning the fundamentals and […] Read more

July Events in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Here are some events coming up next month in Chamonix; Climbing World Cup 2018 will be stopping off in Chamonix, lets hope this sunny weather remains for the spectators! The lead and speed competitions will be held from the 11th-13th July at Place du Mont Blanc in Chamonix centre. This is not to be missed, a […] Read more

Marathon du Mont Blanc 2018

 | Chamonix
Now in its 40th year, the Marathon du Mont Blanc is once again returning to Chamonix. The Marathon started out as a challenging, single day 23km race. Today, the marathon has expanded into a 3 day event with a variety of 8 races: Mont-Blanc 90km, 42km, 23km,10km, the Vertical km, Mini-Cross, Duo Étoilé (a nocturnal […] Read more

Overland Summer 2018

 | Chamonix, Insted, Study languages
We are very happy here at Insted to be welcoming this weekend the first Overland group for Summer 2018! This is our 10th year working with Overland and we will be joined this Saturday in Chamonix by the group leaders, Emma and Trevor. Following closely behind will be the 12 Overland Summer students who will […] Read more

June Events

 | Chamonix
Summer in Chamonix is heating up, with the weather being perfect for mountain biking, hiking, climbing or even just a spot of sunbathing. Here are some events this month definitely worth checking out! Catherine Kartal has her art exposition “Ski-Snow-Sun: winter is over” at the Brasserie La Poitnière (Place Balmat, Chamonix) until the end of […] Read more