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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2018, Chamonix

Europe’s largest alpine event awaits you in the heart of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc!

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Taking place July 5th-8th, the 2018 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc will once again bring together more than 500 alpine enthusiasts, mountain guides and professional athletes from all over the world.

Set in the midst of Europe’s mountaineering heritage, the 7th edition of the popular alpine event creates a space where beginners and experts alike can gain alpine knowledge and advance their mountain skills through top-notch clinics and by sharing unforgettable experiences in a unique environment.

The Alpine Village in the heart of Chamonix turns the popular Place Balmat into a buzzing hot spot. Open to everyone, it offers a daily program with open-air master classes, a movie night featuring the world premiere of “The Empire of Winds”, concerts, athlete demos, bouldering and climbing walls, technical products testing, and many more activities from the Academy partners.

Check out the rundown of free events at the Alpine Village here.

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Event Details


On the mountain & at the Aiguille du midi lift base station

Dates for this event


  • Address
  • Place de l’Aiguille du Midi
  • 74400