International Mountain Summit includes a focus on extreme sports

Our friends at the International Mountain Summit who host one of the biggest and much anticipated mountaineering conferences in Europe have sent us news about what’s happening this year in October. This year’s summit which is in its fifth year takes place in Brixen, Italy and...

Mont Blanc hut online reservation system open

The French Alpine Club (FFCAM) wants mountaineers worldwide to know that while final approvals are pending for the new Goûter Hut on Mont Blanc (which has not yet opened), online reservation for the old hut is available. The bookings for the hut are from June until...

Alpine Association of Slovenia celebrates a proud 120th anniversary

The Alpine Association of Slovenia (PZS), one of Europe’s oldest and proudest alpine associations, is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year with pomp, pride and pageantry. Originally called the Slovenian Alpine Club, the association which was founded on 27 February 1893 today represents about 278 alpine...

Chamonix to host international mountain festival in early June

The month of June is usually an ideal time for classic rock and snow Alpine climbing and ski touring and what better place than around the famous mountain town of Chamonix, France. Here in the shadow of Mont Blanc, Francoise Call is organizing the Chamonix Mountain...