We want to thank everyone for coming to the Altitude medicine talk! This was the first time Insted and Ifremmont did an event together and we think it was a big success, we hope that you liked as much as we did. “I would just like to say how good the first lecture (in […] Read more
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5 True-False questions about altitude A good physical fitness help to prevent altitude sickness. Smokers are more exposed to altitude sickness. Speed of ascent is tightly correlated to symptoms severity. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can occurs at 2500m. AMS cannot occur during a short altitude exposure (<4h). Find the answers bellow this picture […] Read more
Learn more about Altitude medicine and Formation Professionnelle Insted and Ifremmont would like to invite businesses of Chamonix to 1 hour free lecture about Altitude medicine and Formation Professionnelle. Dr. Hugo Nespoulet from Ifremmont (The Institute for training and Research on Mountain Medicine) will have a lecture about Altitude medicine. Ifremmont is doing research in Chamonix about mountain medicin […] Read more
What is Formation Professionnelle? Anyone working in France on a French contract can apply to a Caisse de Formation to receive a partial or full bursary towards the costs of French studies. The amount you can apply for depends on the individual’s circumstances. Normally 80 to 100% of the costs will be covered by […] Read more
We have created a new package called Ski Exta for our Ski & Study-students Ifremmont and us at Insted started the creation of Ski Extra in June. It seemed early at the time when thinking about the winter but we are happy that we did. Today we can present the new Ski Extra-package that is an additional package for our […] Read more
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
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