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Trail Running in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Run through incredible valleys where the earth meets the sky

Trail running in Chamonix is a unique way of exploring the stunning mountains of the Alps. The changing terrain and scenery make no two trails identical. The only constants are fresh alpine air and uncapturable views. Visit in the summer months of June to September for prime running conditions, and be inspired by the immensity of the mountains to gather speed as you blaze through some of the best running routes in France.

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There are many reasons for choosing Trail Running in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

From the flat and easy circuits on the valley floor to the high and steep trails winding up the mountains, there is a network of running routes for all levels. Some trails can parallel the walking trails while others are reserved for runners.


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Best time to visit

Visit in the summer months of June to September

What’s the weather like?

Highly influenced by the mountainous terrain, summers are characterized by warm temperatures, between highs of 24℃ in June and July, and 20℃ in August and September

How long should I stay?

If you’re hoping to explore the Chamonix-Mont Blanc by running its trails then trips can last 1 or more days. Yet the region offers a depth of outdoor activities which can also be done during the summer months, including biking, hiking and rock climbing. So if you have extra time then trips to the region could last around 1 week

More info about Trail Running in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc:

The commune of Chamonix-Mont Blanc is located in the Haute-Savoie region in the southeast of France, resting close to the borders of Italy and Switzerland. As the site of the very first Winter Olympics in 1924, it has built a world-class reputation for outdoor activities and is one of the oldest ski resorts in the country. It’s natural mountainous beauty makes it ideal for scenic trail running through its valleys


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