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Who we are

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.

Our area of expertise, our distinction

The Chamonix Guides’ Company has defined specific standards in the management of outdoor mountain activities.These standards are among the strictest in the outdoor outfitting business. In order to adapt to group profile and to fulfill our clientele’s expectations, priority was given to flexibility and group requirements. We focus on human values and  relationships, while ensuring everyone is having a good time. Brought together by our common passion, our company is striving to promote work for the guides year round. Interaction and communication between all  generations of guides provide a bonding atmosphere, in which  solidarity is our guideline.


190 place de l'Eglise

+33 (0)4 50 53 00 88