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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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About Chamonix Fête des Guides 2017

The Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix, one of the most important names in mountaineering, was founded in 1821. Every year the company both celebrates and grows its history at the traditional Fête des Guides (Guides’ Festival), as talented young guides are inducted and their rich past and present is on show. Held annually every August 15th, the Chamonix Fête des Guides 2017 owes its […]
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10 facts about Chamonix you might not know

Chamonix is so well-known on the world stage, and the names and heights of its famous mountains trip off the tongue, but there are plenty of little-known facts about Chamonix to discover once you get here. As your insiders on the ground, we’ve racked our collective brains to think of a few, but we’re sure […]
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Which are the best Locals’ Bars in Chamonix?

During your stay in Chamonix, you’ll discover a town which is overflowing with bars and pubs where the locals love to get together with their friends. Spending your holidays in Chamonix is a great opportunity to live like a local and to make the most of the best deals as recommended by those in the […]
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Flights to Chamonix

Places in the world to visit that are similar to Chamonix

Enjoyed a trip to Chamonix and now looking for somewhere new to visit? We hope you’ll consider coming back to Chamonix as there’s so much to try, but here are some of our “similar to Chamonix travel recommendations” to give you food for thought. A bustling town blending old and new, busy with climbers and […]
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