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Guide to Chamonix Marathon du Mont Blanc

The Chamonix Marathon, known locally as the Marathon du Mont Blanc, is much more than 26.2 miles… For a start, as we’re in France, all the distances are in kilometres rather than in miles, so the marathon is in fact a 42km distance race. But putting metric versus imperial aside, there are now 8 races taking […]
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CHAMFEST: new festival celebrating why #welovechamonix

At the heart of everything that drives us at Chamonix All Year is the motto #welovechamonix. This year we will be commemorating 15 years of that growing love, and through the vision of our fearless co-leader Jo Saw, will be giving back the community in style, with a new Chamonix festival! Jo and members of […]
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Summer photo competition results

#SummerAbove comes to an end: Prize Draw With the first snow appearing across the Alps in the last few weeks, it seems that summer is officially over. With full hearts we announce the end of our inaugural #SummerAbove photo competition which took place throughout social media platflorms, but was a huge success on Instagram. We thank all […]
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Water activities you can do in Chamonix

Summer in Chamonix is jam-packed with possible activities, in the air (parapenting, helicopter flights), on rock (climbing, via ferrata), on ice (glacier hiking) or in the water. There are heaps of water activities Chamonix offers and they are available for all ages too, so keep reading to get a taste of the thrills and spills […]
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Favourites for the UTMB 2017 in Chamonix

The Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc is an event of epic proportions for an epic genre of human: ultra-runners. Here we outline the official favourites chosen by and published in the UTMB 2017 programme as well as our own picks from the Chamonix All Year office. Official UTMB® Elite Males favourites: Jim Walmsley (USA) UTMB® #942 Jim […]
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Steve House invites you to become a better alpinist in Chamonix

On 19th August, Steve House and Scott Johnston, Uphill Athlete co-founders and co-authors of Training for the New Alpinism, share their training philosophy in a mountaineering training Chamonix workshop for all (yes ALL) levels! Using well-understood principles to create bespoke plans, House and Johnston have a proven systematic training approach to help endurance athletes (as […]
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Is Chamonix a good destination for a Hen Party?

She’ll be coming round the mountain when she comes…   Chamonix’s location and setting, plus the activities on offer and lively town centre make it the perfect destination for a hen party. Brides-to-be and maids of honour, read on to find out why a hen party in Chamonix is a great idea! Hen Party Chamonix […]
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The perfect #babiesofinstagram day out: Lac Vert

Chamonix and the surrounding area is choc full of #childhoodunplugged activities in gorgeous locations. For some really special images head off the beaten track away from the key touristic hot spots, to blend in with the true Chamonix mums and dads. Below, one of our Chamonix mums – Sales Assistant Kirsteen, takes us through her perfect […]
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Top 5 summer Chamonix activities for outdoor lovers

Chamonix is the perfect destination for lovers of outdoor activities. As the home of alpinism, it is a mecca for mountain lovers from all over the world, and the sporting events which take place during the summer bring more keen outdoors-men and women. Get active in 2017 with outdoor activities Chamonix style 1. Hiking & […]
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Unmissable viewpoints for photography in Chamonix

Pictures or it didn’t happen! Whether it’s your first time or your fifteenth visit to the foot of Mont Blanc, you will never fail to be overwhelmed by the beauty of the landscapes and panoramas at every turn – from the town centre to the tops of the mountains. Those snow-capped peaks still even take […]
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