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First held in 2003 and considered the largest trail race in the world, the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc brings around 10,000 ultra-trail runners and 20,000 accompanying people and volunteers to Chamonix every year. The 2021 edition of the UTMB® is scheduled from 23 to 29 August 2021. The registrations for this major ultra-trail running event is divided into three phases. The first phase will begin on 7 January 2021.
The Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB®)
Brévent cable car in Chamonix
In accordance with the measures announced yesterday evening by the...
The Marathon du Mont-Blanc is scheduled for 24 to 27 June 2021. Pre-registration open until 9 November 2020. Photo source @reg-livetrail.net
The 2021 edition of the Mont-Blanc Marathon is scheduled to take...
The Whymper serac remains a danger for routes and races passing below. Photo: Fondazione Montagna sicura
Just 24 hours after the entry into force of a decree prohibiting...
CCI Formation offers intensive language courses in English, Italian, Russian and Frech in November, 2020
When it comes to providing a quality service to your foreign...
Grands Montets, Chamonix Valley
Get ready for the 2020-2021 ski season! The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc...
 Geneva Airport Arrival. author @eGuide Travel, licensed under CC-BY SA 2.0, photo source @flickr.com
A lot of information in the News about the Swiss imposed quarantine...
Aiguille du Midi cable car
The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc has recently released the opening dates...
A 25-year-old climber fell in the Mer de Glace area. Photo author Jean-Pol GRANDMONT. Licensed under CC-BY SA 3.0, photo source @commons.wikimedia.org
Three serious accidents took place in the Mont-Blanc massif on 12...
The avalanche broke out under the Col du Midi, in the Mont-Blanc massif. • © Philippe Nicollin.
On 2 September 2020, an amateur photographer from Haute-Savoie filmed...
Lake and climbing rock at Les Gaillands, near Chamonix. Christophe Jacquet / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
On 31 August 2020, at around 11.30 am, a young woman had a climbing...
A public inquiry into the project to replace the Charamillon gondola and associated facilities on the Balme ski area. Photo source @PlanetChamonix
On 26 August 2020, the Chamonix municipal council discussed the...
Stone tower in Aiguille d'Entrèves, Mont Blanc Massif, France/Italy border. Author Carlos Baquero, photo source @flickr.com, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
On 27 August 2020, two mountaineers were practising on the Aiguille d...