Climbing World Cup in Chamonix

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If you spend your weekend in Haute-Savoie, do not miss the Climbing Cup in Chamonix.

Chamonix welcomes the international competitions both in winter and in summer. After spending a winter week-end in Chamonix for the Black Week-end in Chamonix, the 4-star Hotel Les Aiglons invites your to attend the Climbing World Cup this summer.

At the foot of “the roof of Europe”, takes place the Climbing World Cup in Chamonix from July, 10th to Saturday 12th, 2014.

For the 2014 edition of the Climbing World Cup in Chamonix, attend three types of competitions:

  • The Youth Speed European Cup
  • The Difficulty World Cup
  • The Speed World Cup

During the three-day of open access competitions, public and experienced climbers are invited to admire the greatest champions and share unforgettable moments together.
Climbing World Cup in Chamonix will be an opportunity to introduce you to this sport, have a team spirit and share good moments with family or friends.

Did you know it?

Climbing is a mutual aid sport that involves climbing to reach the top of a wall with hand and feet holds. But it can be practiced on a wall face, on a rock wall or on a block. This summer, Chamonix invites you to discover the enjoyment of climbing in the Alps to discover the mountains. Chamonix has a multitude of climbing sites available to introduce you to this sport safely.

After attending the Climbing World Cup in Chamonix and climbing along a wall, you’ll definitely want to get better in a natural environment.

Many climbing sites in Chamonix:

  • The Gaillands Rocks: located just 2km south of Chamonix (next to the Gaillands Lake): a wide variety of easy to more difficult routes
  • The Col des Montets: 10km from Chamonix
  • Les Chavants in Les Houches (height : 15 m)
  • La Joux (height: from 5 to 30 m)
  • Barberine (height: from 15 m to 300 m)
  • Dalles de l’Arveyron, Chamonix (height: from 20 to 60 m)
  • Le Couteray, Vallorcine (height : 15 m)
  • Le Chapeau, Chamonix (height : 20 à 100 m)
  • Coupeau, les Houches
  • The Brévent Cliff
  • The Montenvers Cliff

In Chamonix, everything is thought. On rainy days, the sports Richard Bozon offers an indoor climbing wall. You are reminded that you must comply with safety, wear a helmet and necessary equipment for the progress of the exercise. In addition, venturing to climb in middle and high mountains requires the presence of a guide.

If you are looking for accommodation to attend Climbing World Cup in Chamonix, the hotel Les Aiglons welcomes you and guarantees the best rate when you book on the official site.

Discover the other summer activities in Chamonix and also activities for children in summer.


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