13th June: PGHM open day

The Chamonix PGHM (Platoon of Alpine Rescue Gendarmes) hosts its annual open day, with demonstrations and a BBQ. Demonstrations start from 3pm, and a free shuttle service will operate from the Flégère car park. There will also be a snack bar, a climbing wall for kids and the opportunity to meet some of those who carry out mountain rescues around the Mont Blanc massif from mid-morning.

Location: Aire de la DZ (landing zone), Les Bois – Les Praz, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Rates: Free of charge
Further information: PGHM (Peloton de Gendarmerie de Haute Montagne)
Tel: +33 (0) 4 50 53 16 89
Web: http://www.pghm-chamonix.com/

Mountain Rescue Open Day poster - Saturday 13 June 2015