Chamonix Mountain Festival France 2014

Location: Chamonix , France

29 June - 06 July 2014

The Chamonix Mountain Festival is an unique opportunity to climb the French Alps with like-minded climbers interspersed with a number of other activities including lectures, a gear fest, films, discussion and social events.

  • Friendly atmosphere – organised by mountaineers for mountaineers
  • No age limit, no grade limit
  • One great all inclusive price (accommodation, meals, lift pass, events, briefings)
  • Opportunity to try new gear for free
  • Active support from the festival team
  • Benefit from local knowledge of conditions and routes
  • Partner-up with other festival participants

What’s included in your Festival booking fee:

  • Accommodation at UCPA in shared rooms
  • Breakfast and evening meal
  • Food to make up your own packed lunch
  • Chamonix lift pass for 7 days
  • Access to a specially discounted Mont Blanc tunnel pass
  • The Glacier Safety Workshop
  • Access to all CMF events
  • Free trial of gear*

What’s not included:

  • Travel to France
  • Transfers from Geneva Airport to Chamonix

It is only possible to benefit from the heavily discounted Chamonix lift pass in conjunction with booking the accommodation offered by UCPA. 


The 2014 programme is set to be even more packed than last year. Full details can be accessed on the festival website here.

In addition to climbing every day, there will be films, lectures, discussions and social events most evenings too.

Sunday 29 June – Arrival / Gear Fest

Monday 30 June – Glacier Safety / Crevasse Rescue Free workshop

Tuesday 1 July – Inclusive climbing, film and presentation Vanessa François

Wednesday 2 July – The Alpine Club Lecture

Thursday 3 July – Panel discussion, the impact of climate change on climbing best practice

Saturday 5 July – Beers all round!

Sunday 6 July – Departure

For those feeling like they need a refresher, then we can recommend some world class guides to help you get back on the hill.

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