Chamonix Mountain Festival: 1st - 8th June 2013

© Mark Call

Chamonix Mountain Festival invites all climbers and mountain enthusiasts to join in a week of climbing, ski touring and mountaineering fun. Chamonix for only €60 a day with room, board, events and lift pass all included!

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photos © Mark Call
Chamonix Mountain Festival: 1st - 8th June 2013 #3  © Mark Call

The unique gathering, organised by mountaineers for mountaineers, will take place 1st-8th June in the iconic Chamonix Mont-Blanc. The world's capital of alpinism, where it all started in the 19th century with the first British pioneers and their French and Swiss guides, will for one full week open its arms to climbers and alpinists of all levels and ages. Everybody will be welcome in this truly international meet. Whether you come on your own, with a group or with a partner, whether you have done Alpine climbing before or not, you will have a chance to enjoy some stunning Alpine classics or ski touring routes.

Arcteryx, Idris Skis and other top-of-the-range brands will be providing equipment to test and the days out will be complemented by an exciting line up of talks and screenings. We will not reveal too much yet but you can already look forward to the new award-winning feature documentary 'Petit Dru - The Disintegrating Mountain'. And we can give away that Andy Parkin, together with other surprise guests, will be there too...


Where: Chamonix Mont-Blanc, French Alps
When: 1st - 8th June 2013


Accommodation in a beautiful historic building in the very centre of Chamonix, great French food, amazing events, a mini information centre providing assistance on conditions and route choice, lift pass included in the price and, most importantly, fellow mountaineers from all over the world - all this for €60 a day. How about starting on a list of your dream ascents (and training for them) right now? Plenty of inspiration can be found here or here

No age limit, no grade limit!


Find more information and register:


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30 Mar, 2013
Sounds like a great idea!
5 Apr, 2013
Hi, This looks Great! What equipment would I need to participate? Can all the gear be hired from the partner companies of Chamonix Mountain Festival, and if so, how much?
10 Apr, 2013
Hello Brad, You should have had a reply now from us. The girl doing registrations was away! Good idea to share car. Where will you be travelling from? We will put a note on our website too. Francoise
10 Apr, 2013
Hello, The equipment you would need depends very much on what you are planning to do: rock climbing or alpine routes or ski touring. The equipment brought by the partner companies are there to be tested by the participants not really hogged for the whole stay..... If you need to hire equipment talk to us. We will try and get you the best deal in town. The other solution is to buy second hand kit on this site! Francoise
15 Apr, 2013
You might like to put a separate post on the forum to look for someone to share the car journey. We have put a message on our Facebook page. Francoise
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