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Summer is coming to Chamonix

 | Chamonix
  The valley is finally getting warmer. This week the warm weather is back in Chamonix and it is reminding us of the summer and all the fun there is to be had in Chamonix during those months. Imaging a summer with French studies 3 hours per day and the rest of the day spent hiking, […] Read more

French Intensive students

Spring skiing and studying with 25% discount

 | Chamonix, Insted, Study languages
Our spring deal offer: 25% discount on the winter intensive course if you book minimum 3 weeks from now until 30th April 2015. We still have 5 weeks left of our French intensive course and what better time to join us than during the springtime. Ski, enjoy the sun and study French during the less […] Read more

Skiing in Courmayeur with the Insted students

Powder alert

 | Chamonix
  We have just managed to recover our strength from the last dump, this weekend it’s time for the next one. I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a powder alert in Chamonix this weekend. According to Chamonix-Meteo we are expecting 10-25 cm of snowfall at 1500 meter and YR predicts 12-21 cm snowfall […] Read more

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Avalanche & glacier awareness course

 | Chamonix, Insted
Learn how to be safe in the mountains We have a long tradition of educating our students in basic avalanche and glacier awareness. It is a prioritised subject for us to provide this knowledge to our students so they can experience the mountains in a safer way. This course is included in Insted’s 15 week Ski […] Read more

Erik is climbing up the last path on Col du passon


 | Chamonix, Insted
  Get an introduction to avalanche & glacier awareness Insted has provided Chamonix with French language courses since 1999. Avalanche & glacier awareness has always been offered to our students and now we are doing the second FREE lecture about mountain safety for the season. Join us tonight on the 21st of January at Insted. The lecture […] Read more


Useful Chamonix links

 | Chamonix
  Chamonix is not the most high tech town in the world but there is a few useful sites. During the last couple of years, the Chamonix online communities has been booming. Today we have running clubs, mailing lists and Facebook groups with over 15 000 members. As you might already know, communities comes and goes […] Read more

No, he is not sitting down, Simon Nilsson ir ripping it in Chamonix

First snow of the season

 | Chamonix
  The snow is falling in Chamonix and it is about time! We’ve had a cold summer and a warm autumn, somehow they changed places and now the winter is knocking on the door. For just a couple of minutes ago we we got some pictures from Simon Nilsson and the pictures just had to be […] Read more