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The traditional Battle of the Queens will take place on Sunday, on the 22nd of September 2019, in the village of Tour, in the Chamonix valley. The Combat des Reines is a major event for the local farming community, bringing crowds of locals and visitors together to see a display which is traditional from this region.
Combats des Reines, photo source @lenouvelliste.ch
The PGHM of Chamonix found the body of the hiker who went missing on Friday, the 13th of September 2019. photo source @ledauphine.com
Yesterday, the 18th of September 2019, the PGHM of Chamonix...
School Strike for Climate Melbourne 30-11-18, by julian meehan, photo source @flickr.com, licensed under CC BY 2.0
On Friday, the 20th of September 2019, the Global Climate Strike...
The new Refuge Albert 1er Hut, Glacier du Tour, Massif du Mont Blanc
According to LeDauphine , the season is over for Albert 1er refuge...
Paragliding
This Saturday, on the 14th of September 2019, a paragliding pilot...
Jean-François Jaillot (50) is 1.80 cm (5ft 11in) and 75 kg (165 lbs). He has short and white hair.  photo source @facebook.com/pghm.chamonixmontblanc/
On Friday, the 13th of September 2019, Jean-François Jaillot went...
Matthew Disney attempted to climb Mont-Blanc with a rowing machine, photo source @bbc.com
In the light of recent events, including a 45-year-old Russian...
Operation Montagne Responsable 2019 poster, photo source @lafuma.com
It's time for the big Clean-up! On the 7th of September 2019, all the...
Pau Capell finished the race in the second-fastest time ever. photo source @ledauphine.com
The 17th edition of the most expected trail-running event in the...
Périades bivouac, photo source @mpora.com
On the 1st of August 2019, a section of the Périades bivouac...
The Ultra-Trail of Mont-Blanc (UTMB®)
One of the most prestigious trail-running events in the whole world,...
The Pioneers of Chamonix took their revenge on a Swiss team, photo source @ledauphine.com
On Wednesday, the 21st of August 2019, the Pioneers of Chamonix...
The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc is working hard to install the new Flégère gondola, photo source @facebook.com
Each year, the Chamonix Valley administration and the whole Haute-...