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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 »

Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | 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 »

Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | 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 »

Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | 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 »

Joel Evans | Chamonix High Mountain Reporter | 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 »

Chris Richard | Editor | 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 »

Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | 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 »

Pam Williamson | Chamonix Editor | 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 »

Pam Williamson | Chamonix Editor | published: 24th July 2015

Mountaineer Suffers A Fatal Fall Yesterday

Mountaineer Suffers A Fatal Fall Yesterday

Climber fell 300m ascending the Dome du Rochefort | more »

Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | published: 23rd July 2015

a funicular cabin going up a track

Chatelard Funicular Gets a Revamp This Summer

Now called the Vertic Alp, the attraction has had a makeover | more »

Ellie Mahoney | Chamonix Editor | published: 22nd July 2015