Antoine Socquet-Juglard sets new mountain bike record for Tour du Mont-Blanc


On 5 September 2023, Antoine Socquet-Juglard from Mégeve set a new record for the Tour of Mont-Blanc on a mountain-bike. Antoine did this without any crew to provide bike changes and nourishment, in a time of 15 hours 55 minutes, beating the previous record set earlier this summer.

Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc 2023, the programme for a crazy week


Final preparations for the Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc, which is celebrating its 20th edition this year. Here is the programme for the 2023 edition:

Monday, August 28, 2023

- La Petite Trotte à Léon starts at 8 am from the Place du Triangle de l'Amitié.

- At around 1 p.m., the first finisher of the MCC is expected under the finish arch in front of the town hall of Chamonix, while the 1,000 runners will have started at 10 o'clock from Martigny (Switzerland).

Two climbers die from Aiguille du Tour rock fall, massif Mont-Blanc


Tuesday, 1st August 2023, two men aged 26 and 36, died while climbing the Aiguille du Tour, from the Swiss side of the mountain at the north end of Mont Blanc massif.

Two separate accidents on the same day, on the same mountain, both caused by falling rocks.

A 26-year-old French mountaineer and a 36-year-old climber from the Netherlands were climbing the east face of the Aiguille du Tour which overlooks the Trient Glacier, on the Swiss side of the Mont Blanc massif.

Chamonix outdoor swimming pool open 2023 summer season


Although the outdoor pool at the Richard Boxon Sports Centre has been open since 1 July, today Saturday 8 July 2023, saw the official opening of the pool, with free access, a ceremony and a demonstration.

The Chamonix out-door Swimming pool is 50 metres in length and is a stainless steel basin.

For the opening ceremony, Eric Fournier, in the company of Ghislaine Bossonney and Aurélie Beaufour, cut the tricolor ribbon.

Eric Fournier is the president of the community of communes of the Valley of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (CCVCMB).

Grands Mulets Hut: two dead in a serac avalanche


On Wednesday 19 April 2023, a new avalanche took place, early in the morning, in the Mont-Blanc massif. A serac fall in the area of ​​the Grands Mulets Hut where two people lost their lives.

According to the Dauphine, around 4:30 am, mountaineers were surprised by an avalanche. Large blocks of ice broke off from the Dôme du Goûter and triggered a flow that reached the Mont Blanc ascent route by crossing the sector of the small and large plateau.

Brévent ski area: operating period extended


According to a press release of 29 March 2023 issued by Mont-Blanc Natural Resort, the lifts operator Compagnie du Mont Blanc announces that the operating period of the Brévent ski area is extended by one week with a partial opening of the ski lifts and slopes.

The ski resort will therefore close on 23 April instead of 16 April initially planned:

Opening of the domain: 8:50 a.m.
Closing of the domain: 5:00 p.m.

La Foire aux moutons de Servoz aura lieu le 9 Octobre 2022


La 35ème Foire aux moutons de Servoz aura lieu dimanche 9 Octobre 2022 de 8h à 23h30.

C’est le rendez-vous incontournable de début octobre en Haute Savoie et l’occasion pour les agriculteurs de montagne d’exposer leur métier et leur savoir-faire.

La 35ème Foire aux moutons de ServozLa Foire aux moutons de Servoz aura lieu dimanche 9 Octobre 2022 de 8h à 23h30.La Foire aux moutons de Servoz aura lieu dimanche 9 Octobre 2022 de 8h à 23h30.

Bon Plan Forfaits Ski Saison ou Annuel 2022-2023


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La Braderie d'automne investira Chamonix 3/4 Sept


Chamonix devient la capitale des bonnes affaires ce week-end, 3 et 4 septembre 2022!

Une nouvelle édition de la Braderie des Commerçants, organisé par “La Guilde Pro Vallée de Chamonix", investira le centre ville de Chamonix ce samedi 3 et dimanche 4 septembre 2022, de 10h à 19h.

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