28th June – 6th July: Chamonix Mountain Festival
Head along to the Chamonix Mountain Festival to meet like-minded mountaineers and climbers. The event is organised by mountaineers, for mountaineers, and the friendly atmosphere guarantees that all climbers are welcome. Anyone can participate – regardless of age or ability – and take advantage of the organisers’ local knowledge, as well as finding partners among the other participants. Over the first 2 days, check out the Gearfest too in Chamonix Sud square, where you can try out loads of equipment for free!
The event also coincides with the Fête de la Montagne – a national festival which is in its second year.
This year’s festival programme is jam-packed! There will be climbing every day, plus lectures, discussions and socials in the evenings, check out the programme below:
- Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th June – GearFest: free equipment testing in Chamonix Sud square
- Monday 30th June – Glacier Safety / Crevasse Rescue Free workshop
- Tuesday 1st July – Mountaineering Today in the Mont Blanc massif
- Saturday 5th July – Beers all round!