Classic peaks and iconic alpine landscapes meet you in the vibrant French commune of Chamonix, which lies at the foothills of Mont Blanc, that highest summit in western Europe at 4,808 meters above sea level. Visit in the warmer months between June and October for ideal rock climbing conditions.
The commune of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, commonly referred to simply as Chamonix, is located in the department of Haute-Savoie in the southeast of France. Resting to the north of Mont Blanc, as well as the mountain massif of Aiguilles Rouges, the commune is perfectly suited as a springboard into some of the most iconic mountains of France, and some of the best rock climbing in the Alps.
The region receives an alpine climate, with quite mild and dry summers.
Visit in the warmer months between June and October for ideal rock climbing conditions.
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