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The Plan Joran 10 Person Gondola system is Chamonix's major project over the summer and autumn of 2014. New 10 person gondola cabins are replacing the current Plan Joran 4 seat chairlift. Each cabin will have a capacity of 10 persons, similar to the cabins on Brevent - Plan Praz. There will be a total of 84 cabins, with an estimated trip time of 6min 52s, at a speed of 6 metres per second, the new Plan Joran lift will be capable of tranporting over 3000 persons/hour. The base station of the Lognan chair lift at 1242m, will continue to be the departure point. The lift has a total of 896 metres...
Panoramique Grands Montets
Gaillands is Chamonix's most convenient crag
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 , at about 4pm, a young female climber, aged...
Pierre Maillet & Gilles Crestin, Albert 1er Chamonix
Gilles Crestin , the Maitre d' Hotel of the Albert 1er in Chamonix ,...
German 45, Fatality on the Gouter Route
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 : on the Gouter Route to the summit of Mont-...
Chamonix hosted the first European stop in the 2014 IFSC Lead World Cup series
Chamonix hosted the first European stop in the 2014 IFSC Lead World...
Accident & Emergency department Hospital Chamonix
Chamonix Hospital reopens the Accident & Emergency department for...
Les Courtes, Mont Blanc Massif
Sunday, 6 July 2014 , two alpinists, roped together two by two,...
Chamonix hosts the first European stop in the 2014 IFSC Lead World Cup series, with a dual Lead and Speed competition!
Chamonix hosts the first European stop in the 2014 IFSC Lead World...
48 year-old climber, had to be evacuated by the Chamonix PGHM
Monday, 23 June 2014 , a 48 year-old climber, ascending the Mont-...
During the ascent, by the normal route of Walker spur.
First Descent from the Grandes Jorases: a Wingsuit flight from a Base...
Air traffic controllers strike.
French air traffic controllers strike from Tuesday 24th to Sunday...
Whymper Couloir @skitour.fr
Fatality above Chamonix: a fatal fall above Chamonix at Whymper...
The construction started on the new Chamonix Fire Departement Station
The construction of the New Chamonix Fire Departement Station.