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Traditional ceremony - Guides' Festival

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Created in 1924 to generate financial support for the Chamonix guides’ relief fund, the “Fête des Guides” has become one of the major yearly events of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc valley.

8h30: Parvis de l'église, parade and recollection at the cemetery 9h-13h: Place du triangle de l'amitié (artisanal stands and snack bar for the benefit of the relief fund of the Cie des guides de Chamonix) 9h15 - 10h30: Speech and presentation of the medals 10h30: Blessing of the «Men, Ice Axes and Ropes» then Mass - St Michel church
From 5 pm, Gaillands rock climbing : The Compagnie des guides celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first ascent of the Annapurna (First summit of 8000 m to be climbed). Music with «Guitare en scène».
Helicopter rescue demonstration by the Chamonix PGHM
Honoured guides: Louis Lachenal, Lionel Terray and Gaston Rebuffat

PricesFree of charge.
Traditional ceremony - Guides' FestivalPlace du Triangle de l'Amitié
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
+33(0)4 50 53 00 88
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