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  • Sign up gift

    Free DVD of our film "Guides & Cie” for joining one of our 3-day or longer trips.

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  • Mont Blanc Ski Discovery

    A unique experience ... a unique programme to ski the Mont Blanc area at its best : the greatest faces, the most beautiful pistes with the best snow of the day !

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  • Ski Touring - Full day

    Watever your level, Mont-Blanc ski area is simply brimming with glacial routes.

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  • The Vallée Blanche and its glaciers

    This 2-day tour is a great way to immerse yourself into the majestic Vallée Blanche high alpine heaven.

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  • Cadeau pour votre inscription

    Free DVD of our film "Guides & Cie” for joining one of our 3-day or longer trips.

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  • Snowshoeing in Val d'Aosta (Italy)

    A 5-day comfortable snowshoe trip, in the heart of Val d'Aosta, Italy.

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  • Chamonix Zermatt: The "Haute Route "

    A famous Haute Route, the trip from Chamonix to Zermatt

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  • Val Ferret

    A ski touring for beginners which will be appreciated for its wilderness, calmess ans authenticity.

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  • Vallée Blanche

    Enjoy an unforgottable glacier ski run, deep into the Mont-Blanc range ...

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  • Simplon (Switzerland, 3 days)

    The Simplon Pass has long been a strategic point between Switzerland and Italy

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  • Snowshoeing around Hospice du Grand Saint Bernard

    A 3-day snowshoe trip based out of the ancient St Bernard Hospice, at 8150 ft, on the boarder between Switzerland and Italy;

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  • Chamonix Champex

    The Haute-Route in 3 week-ends. Part 1: Chamonix to Champex. Enjoy to do the Haute Route Chamonix to Zermatt in 3 parts.

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  • Alpine Snowshoeing daily

    Alpine Snowshoeing : Day or half day outings are programmed every day

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  • Chamonix-Zermatt in 3 days

    Chamonix to Zermatt in 3days like the mythic Switzerland race "La Patrouille des Glaciers"

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  • Traversée Miage - Bionnassay - Mt Blanc

    Stage Mont Blanc par « La voie royale » Traversée Miage - Bionnassay - Mt Blanc

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  • Outdoor overnight on Plan Jovet

    An outdoor overnight on Plan Jovet

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  • Weekend in Plateau des Glieres

    Snowshoeing 2 days on Plateau des Glières

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  • Dynastar Touring Day

    New Winter 2015: join us and test the new High Mountain Dynastar touring skis during our Dynastar Touring Days.

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  • The Mont-Blanc nearby Valleys

    ** NEW ** 4 days of snowshoeing at the feet of Mont-Blanc - Nights in mountain hut & hotel - In dormitory

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  • Ice climbing in Cogne - Italy.

    A week-end of climbing frozen ice falls in Cognes Italy - Italian ice (cream) !

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  • Verbier-Zermatt

    Verbier-Zermatt in 4 days: An interesting alternative of the Haute Route "Chamonix-Zermatt"

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  • Ski Safari around Monte Rosa

    The Monte Rosa mountain range is the ideal alpine destination to mingle heli-skiing and high alpine off-piste skiing

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  • Weekend at Bonatti Hut (Italy)

    2 days of snowshoeing, facing the Mont Blanc ... from the Italian side - Night in dormitory

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  • Snowshoeing the Mont-Blanc Region

    5 days to discover the most beautiful snowshoe hikes in the Mont-Blanc region.

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  • Nordic Walking and Snowshoeing

    A 4 day program with Nordic Walking AND Snowshoeing !

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  • "Snow and Ice" Mountaineering course

    The program for this course is based on ‘snow, ice and mixed’ routes

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  • Argentiere Cirque (France, 2 days)

    Bassin d'Argentiere

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  • Ski touring Week-end to Loriaz

    Ski touring trip to Loriaz with a night in a hut.

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Established in 1821, the Chamonix Guides’ Company is the oldest and largest guides’ association in the world.  Today, a total of 240 self- employed mountain guides and leaders work with our company. Like our elders, passion and  professionalism have shaped and inspired our line of conduct until today,  always pushing us towards new alpine adventures worldwide. We perform with respect and humanity , always in search of activity renewal and professional  improvement. We hope that someday, you will come and share these intense moments with us.
Our very best regards.


Web episode n°2 : Accro'park at the Gaillands

The Chamonix Guides' COmpany is glad to present a series of short videos to introduce our outdoor activities.
Most of the footage shown here comes from the Gilles Chappaz  documentary, "Guides & Compagnie" , the very first film dedicated to the COmpagnie des Guides of Chamonix. 
To celebrate the 90th Guides' Festival this coming August, we invite you to meet Gille Chappaz and attend an open presentation of the film in Chamonix at the Vox theatre on August 11th 21H00. Another presentation will be held in the Olca event showroom in Les Houches on August 13th at 21H00.

David Ravanel
Pdt Cie des Guides de Chamonix.

Watch film teaser "Guides et Cie"

Web épisode n°2 le parc aventure from compagnie des guides on Vimeo.

2014 Chamonix Guides Festival

Tickets for 2014 Guides' Festival

Tickets for 2014 Guides' Festival

Tickets for the Light and Sound Show at the Gaillands climbing crag in Chamonix are now available online !

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DVD Guides& Compagnie

The new DVD of the Chamonix Guides' Company is now for sale in our office or from our online shop.

Film partniers: The mountain equipment brand Millet, the local lift access provider Compagnie du Mont Blanc, and the Chamonix townhall.

Accro Park open everyday during summer!

Opening hours: from 10 am to 7 pm

Last entrance into the park at 4 pm. 

Enjoy a real fun time from tree to tree, from the "Discovery" course (green) to the "Adrenaline" course for the most fearless devils (black). the "Family" (blue) and "Advanced" (red) are also great to awake your sense of balance.

For day to day updates, please visit our  facebook page: accro'park Chamonix

Information and bookings: (0033) 04 50 78 26 49 

Visit our new website Alpes Randonné!

Alpes Randonnées is the new Chamonix Guides' Compagny's web page dedicated to hiking and trekking.
Started in January 2014, it is an exhaustive presentation of all our hikes and treks.
So go online and pay us a visit! 

Alpes Randonnées

Nordic Walking

Spring is the best season to try a new acitivity!
Nordic Walking will please the most gentle to the most active nature lover.
A dynamic way to walk and enjoy trails down in the valley.
Join us for a get back into shape session!

Group and private sessions available!

Please contact us at the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix for more info: ph: +33 450 53 00 88
or send us an email.


Offer your friend or relative a unique mountain experience with us! A very special gift to remember for ever.
Make them discover the alpine, or renew with their favorite outdoor activity! 
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New Trainee members!

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New Stagiaires


Every year in January, the Compagnie des Gides de Chamonix welcomes new mountain guides and leaders, who will become full members and join "the big family" in a couple of years.
Traditionnally, trainees meet their future pairs, young and older, sharing a glass to celebrate friendship and solidarity!

Group and Private Guiding

Please contact our office to know more about our winter activities and trips.
Group trips available for winter activities.
If you are a group of friends or a family, we can organize private trips anytime in the year, to fit your needs and preferences.

For bookings please call (0033) 450 530 088


190 place de l'Eglise

+33 (0)4 50 53 00 88