Alpine Running Chamonix

The alpine running epicenter

Chamonix, France is the home of lush green valleys, forested single track, alpine ridges and rumbling glaciers in all corners. Join Ross Berg IFMGA mountain on his 11th summer running and climbing around this valley and its nearby gems. Enjoy a mix of alpine rips, glacier excursions, and buffed singles track while taking in the culture and treats of French living.  6 days of alpine running at its finest, taking in 15 - 30km and up to 2,000m of gain a day.

Our run Chamonix trip will take us around the exquisite valley, into Switzerland and even poking into Italy for a day.

 

The Goods

Length: 7 Nights, 6 Days

Total Distance: 100+ km

Terrain: Alpine ridges, Singletrack, Glaciers

Dates: September 11 - 17, 2019

Max. Guide to Guest Ratio: 6:1

Price: $3600 CAD

 

 

What we offer

Daily alpine running adventures curated and guided to suit the group's ability and goals. Explore what is quite literally one of the most breathtaking mountain destinations in the world. Our running adventure will typically range in 15 - 25 km per day, however, one of the perks of the European alps is the prevalence of trains, gondolas, and telepheriques.  This means if you want an easier day or just want to skip out and take in the sights we can accommodate your alpine running trip desires. All trip details are taking care of for our guests, accommodation, lift passes, guides, transportation and a few great meals with the group.

  • IFMGA Mountain Guide + Avid runner, Ross Berg as guide.
  • Intimate local knowledge
  • Fully organized mountain trip

 

 

 

Is this for you

This is a challenging trip of 6 days of alpine running. You should be prepared to run 15 - 20km per day with up to 1500m of elevation gain.  Ready to brave the potentially challenging weather, move over exposed terrain and most important, connect with a new group of runners and enjoy a glass of red or two.

  • Ability to run consistent 15-20km day in mountain terrain
  • Previous trail running experience
  • Comfort with alpine weather and understanding of proper layering

 

 

Itinerary

Tackle France, Switzerland, and Italy in a week of alpine running.  Based out of our private chalet near the center of Chamonix we will run from our chalet when possible, take a bump from the gondolas when possible.  Additionally to sneak out of the valley for a field trip down the valley toward Vallercine for a day in Switzerland and to Courmayeur Italy for a mix of running and gelato.

 

Mer De Glace

Switzerland

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Scheduled Trip Dates

September 11 - 17, 2019$3600 /person

All prices are CAD and subject to 5% sales tax

Custom Date & Duration

Add-Ons

Warm Up Session

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What's Included
  • Guide fees
  • Group equipment
  • 6 nights of accommodation
  • Breakfast while on the trip
  • 1 group dinner
  • All lift passes
  • Altus concierge support
Not Included
  • Personal gear
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Any applicable gear rentals
Prerequisites
  • Ability to run consistent 15 - 20km days
  • Previous trail running experience
  • Comfort with alpine weather and understanding of proper layering

Still Have Questions or Concerns?

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, concerns or requests on how we can make this the best trip ever!!!

About Ross Berg

Ross has guided, climbed and skied in the European Alps for the last several seasons. When he’s at home he can be found working as a heli ski guide in winters and climbing alpine rock routes in summer.

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