Climbing to be included in the Olympic Games 2020?, infos de Chamonix Taxi Cab


Less than a month ago, the International Olympic Committee produced a list of eight disciplines which could be added to the Olympic Games.

Climbing is on this famous "short list". The sport fulfills all the IOC requirements in terms of both sporting and media interest.

The Climbing World Championships next year are scheduled for the 15 and 16 September 2012 at Paris Bercy. And then, in 2013, the IOC will decide, during its 125th meeting in Rio de Janeiro, if rock climbing will be in the Olympic program for the 2020 Games.

COSMO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2011 starts tomorrow in Chamonix


The swings of Jazz will be in Chamonix from the 27 to 31 July, in altitude, in the bars and hotels of Chamonix, with more than 64 concerts, musicians and Dj's that come from all over the planet...

All the information that you need to know about the 2011 edition of the Cosmo Jazz Festival, also the program, just visit the website:

Rupture de deux poches d’eau au-dessus de Chamonix: Infos de Alp Taxi Laurent


Dès hier matin, la mairie de Chamonix était en état d’alerte. Les pluies de la nuit faisaient monter dangereusement l’Arve.

Puis à 10 heures, une poche d’eau sous le Nant-Blanc cédait. Et une heure plus tard, une autre poche, sous les Drus, rompait à son tour !

PyeongChang gagne les JO 2018: Chamonix Taxi News


La ville sud-coréenne, candidate pour la troisième fois, a été élue au premier tour avec 63 voix contre 25 à Munich et seulement 7 à Annecy, laminée. A l'énoncé du résultat, Charles Beigbeder a éclaté en sanglots. « Je suis extrêmement déçu...c'est brutal, c'est triste... »...

Chamonix: Big mountain rescue this last weekend - Taxi Chamonix Cab News


The PGHM Chamonix has faced major rescue this weekend.

In the night from Saturday to Sunday, a climber has suffered of a pulmonary edema while he was in the Bivouac de la Fourche between France and Italy in the combe Maudite.

It was a caravan on foot of 4 rescuers and a doctor who rescued the climber during the night.

Then around 7am on Sunday morning, the helicopter was able to intervene and evacuate everyone.

COSMOJAZZ FESTIVAL is back on 2011: Info from Alp Taxi Laurent in Chamonix

COSMOJAZZ FESTIVAL, from 27 to 31 July 2011

July 2010, the 1st edition of the Festival Cosmojazz in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: objective, transform the most beautiful high altitude sites and streets of Chamonix into concert places.

During 3 days places like the Mer de Glace, Plan Praz or the Aiguille du Midi have become places to enjoy and pay tribute to the music having as a background the Mont Blanc.

News from Chamonix Mont Blanc.... your taxi cab in Chamonix


town has voted a grant of 10,000 euros to help the victims of Japan.

At Friday night's city council, elected officials have chosen to help Japan, as the city of Fujiyoshida, twin city of Chamonix. This city had helped the Chamonix Valley during the disasters of 1999.