News from Chamonix

Get the latest Chamonix news & up-to-date stories

a wingsuit pilot flying over a mountain

First Wingsuit Flight from the Central Pillar of the Freney

The flying Frenchie Tancrede Melet makes a Chamonix first | more »

published: 5th August 2015

a green wool base layer top

Latest Gear: Patagonia Merino Air Range for Winter 2015-16

Patagonia Merino Air, A New Form of Baselayer | more »

published: 4th August 2015

Changes to the Tramway du Mont Blanc this Week

Changes to the Tramway du Mont Blanc this Week

Maintenance work required this week on the Tramway du Mont Blanc | more »

published: 3rd August 2015

Shextreme Film Festival Want Your Film Submissions!

Shextreme Film Festival Want Your Film Submissions!

A cinematic celebration of women in extreme sports | more »

published: 1st August 2015

Tail backs at peage stations

Black Weekend for Traffic Across France

Friday & Saturday set to be the worst days for road travel | more »

published: 31st July 2015

Refuge du Gouter exterior

Gouter Refuge Re-opens Today

With the drop in temperatures and increase in stability the Gouter Refuge re-opens its doors from noon today | more »

published: 31st July 2015

a rock face on the way to the top of Mont Blanc

Bad Weather Traps 3 Mountaineers Overnight on Mont Blanc

All 3 men rescued after spending the night on the mountain | more »

published: 28th July 2015

Panoramic Mont Blanc Station & Skyway Cable Car Closed Tomorrow

Lift station on the Italian side and the new Skyway cable car closed | more »

published: 28th July 2015

Lightening over Chamonix on Friday

Storms Rage & Temperatures Fall

After a month of consistently high temperatures this weekend brought a dramatic change | more »

published: 27th July 2015

a photo of the Drus in Chamonix

Chamonix Photographer's Image Selected for Banff Mountain Festival

The 2015 Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival signature image depicts Le Dru | more »

published: 24th July 2015