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Jérôme Para climbing in Chamonix with Ifremmont

What do you know about altitude sickness?

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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

Trail Aiguilles rouges

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  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

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  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

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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