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Chamonix Mountain Festival’s Portfolio

It takes many things to create a festival, calls, e-mails, meetings, negotiation, smiles and frowns and we find beer helps too! So we wanted to share with you an album of the great people we met during the Chamonix Mountain Festival. It’s our way of saying thank you to them for taking part. GearFest at [...]

Do It Now

Check out the great article in Do It Now magazine about this year’s Chamonix Mountain Festival. Thank you Fiona McIntosh and Shaen Adey for the great photos from the Valandre experience! Looking forward to seeing you again next year.

(Français) COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE: Conférence L’alpinisme d’aujourd’hui dans le massif du Mont Blanc

Chamonix Mont Blanc, le 2 Juillet Juin 2014 Conférence L’alpinisme d’aujourd’hui dans le massif du Mont Blanc au Chamonix Mountain Festival Bravo à Jean-Luc Baudin de Radio Mont Blanc, excellent animateur d’un panel hétéroclite constitué de Markus Reiterer, Secrétaire Général de la Convention Alpine ; Antoine Pécher, Cadre Technique à la FFME ; Arnaud Longobardi, [...]

Press Release: GearFest

Chamonix Mont Blanc, 1 July 2014 TestMatos/ Ateliers des Marques – 28 & 29 Juin It’s mission accomplished for Chamonix Mountain Festival, following the two day GearFest which opened this year’s event on 28 and 29 June. Amongst the brand experiences, Mountain Hardwear athletes Sébastien Foissac et Vivian Bruchez stayed ahead of Sunday’s bad weather, [...]

CMF talks to Valandre athlete, Jonathan Charlet

Freeride superstar and UIAGM guide, Jonathan Charlet, will be leading the Valandre and SlingFin bivvy experience on Saturday night. With him, participants will learn a range of glacial travel skills, before sleeping under the stars on a glacier high above Chamonix. Charlet, a 7th generation mountain guide whose grandfather is Jean-Paul Charlet – climbing partner [...]

Conference: Mountaineering Today in the Mont Blanc massif

Mountaineering today in the Mont Blanc massif – A keynote conference on the what’s happening today and how mountaineering in the Alps is evolving. 20:30 on Tuesday 1st of July at the Majestic The evening will start with the opening of a photo exhibition at 20.00 courtesy of the Alpine Convention and entitled “Traces of [...]

Billi Bierling has join the Valandre/SlingFin experience

We’re excited that Billi Bierling has signed up to join the Valandre/SlingFin experience. She’s more accustomed to climbing in the Himalayas than the Alps, with a list of 8,000 metre summits to her name including Everest, Manaslu and Makalu which she climbed just three weeks ago. Her love affair with the Himalaya’s began in 1998. [...]

Discount offered by the Funivie Monte Bianco

The  Funivie Monte Bianco or Téléphérique de Courmayeur is showing its support for the Chamonix Mountain Festival by offering a 20% of discount to all festival participants. To take the advantage of this promotion all you have to do is show a special coupon, that can be picked up at the festival to the Mont Blanc [...]

Sony comes to GearFest

Sony is sending its small and mighty HDV AS100 Action Cam to GearFest. With the boast that the AS100 lets you bring home gorgeous footage in any conditions and is the best yet for correcting vibration – we’re planning to put it to the test. Check out EpicTV’s handy stabilization test! You can come and [...]

Salewa’s Mighty Mighty Bouldering Table

We’re bringing bouldering to GearFest thanks to Salewa! Their Mighty Mighty Bouldering Table will be taking pride of place on 28 and 29 June – so why not pop down to Chamonix Sud and take a turn around the table, it’s not as easy as it looks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BteCE254b_I