Our partnership with Arcteryx
Arc'teryx & Chamonix Experience
Our partnership with Arc’teryx dates back to 2014. Since then, our collaboration and combined mission has evolved to embrace and bring together the local guiding community, mountain enthusiasts and athletes from all over the world.
Arc'teryx & Chamonix Experience community centre
We opened our Artery’x community centre & Chamonix Experience Mountain Guiding office space in June 2016. Here, we welcome people joining us on our guided trips and courses, play host to various Chamonix Momentum seminars and events, hold meetings for mountain guides and professional athletes or simply offer an inviting space for passing mountain enthusiast to come have a chat, chill and drink coffee. Come and visit us!
Arc’teryx Chamonix Momentum Events
Under the supervision and creative flare of local Chamonix guiding legend and Arc’teryx ambassador Isabelle Santoire, Chamonix Experience take part in organising and hosting Chamonix Momentum events, where we invite a host of international professionals and experts to share their experiences and tskills from their field of expertise.
The seminars cover a wide range of subjects from mountain weather forecasting and high altitude medicine, to the art of ice climbing and how to use the latest mobile apps to assist in the planning of mountain trips. Chamonix Momentum also organize guided thematic days out, from introductions to ice climbing and ski touring, to overnight trips in mountain huts and various campaigns aimed at encouraging more
Arc'teryx Alpine Academy
Advance your mountain skills in Chamonix Mont Blanc
The Arc’teryx Alpine Academy is an incredible 4 day annual community inspired event celebrating and promoting Alpine sports in Chamonix.
In collaboration with team Arcteryx Athletes and ambassadors, Chamonix Experience’s take between two and three hundred alpine enthusiasts into the mountains to enjoy a variety of inspiring clinics covering everything from Alpine climbing and bolts and belays to landscape photography, trail running and overnight biving.
Whether you are an experienced mountain junkie or are just looking to dip your toes into the world of the high mountains for the first time, this is a fantastic, fun and extremely affordable event to get your teeth stuck into. Take a look at the official Academy website here to learn more about the various clinics and how to get involved:
Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Tutorials
This is true everywhere and especially in the mountains. We wish to share our expertise and skills with you and we do so through the video tutorials, Chamonix Momentum seminars & events, the Artc’teryx Alpine Academy clinics and Chamonix Experience courses.
Check out the links below, where Chamonix Experience mountain guide Pete Mason shares some of the essential techniques and skills needed for safe travel and climbing in the high Alpine environment.