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    • Fondation Pierre Gianadda
      24.60 Km from Chamonix
      Fondation Pierre Gianadda, inaugurated in 1978, administers museums and exhibitions located in Martigny, Switzerland. The permanent exhibitions include the Automobile Museum, Gallo-Roman Museum, Louis and Evelyn Franck Collection, Sculpture Park, and Chagall Court.
    • La halle de glace Olympique
      48.10 Km from Chamonix
      Halle Olympique (French: Olympic Hall) is an indoor arena located in Albertville, France. For the 1992 Winter Olympics, it hosted the figure skating and the short track speed skating events. It was first use for the 1991 Trophée Lalique, which was staged as a test event for the Olympics. The site was constructed on ten internal pillars. Its ice was laid down on 14 cm (5.5 in) foundation, then 7 cm (2.8 in) of insulation, 7 cm (2.8 in) of screed, and finally, 4 cm (1.6 in) of ice. The ice tempera...

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    • Leysin

      Leysin is situated at a height of 1200m in the Vaud Alps. It is at the foot of the Tour d'Aï. It is located especially for the views of Diablerets, Dents du Midi, Mont Blanc and over the Rhine Plain.

      Skiing and snowboarding is extremely popular here in winter, but it the town also a centre for climbing, paragliding, hiking, and general alpine recreation.

      It is also an International Education Centre and popular on the congress circuit. It is an ideal place to relax in a tranquil and scenic location.

      It is also the spiritual home of The International School of Mountaineering which was founded by Jon Harlin in the mid 60s, althogh it originally included Modern Mountaineering in the title. Many great climbers from the 'golden era' of climbing were instructors including Dougal Haston who later took over running the school when Harlin died on The Eiger. Courses are still run in Leysin with many other international schools from particularly the UK and US making use of the area.

      At this time Club Vagabond was in it's heyday with great luminaries of this climbing scene such as Chris Bonnington, Mick Burke and Nick Estcourt frequenting the famous club on various occasions.

      The town is accessible by train from nearby Aigle, which is home to World-Cycling-Association (UCI) or road via Le Sepey. Although the region is famed for mountain sports, other less tasking sports are also well catered for such as cycling and toboggan.

      It is also home to a number of international events.

      Leysin 1854 Leysin, Switzerland

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    Graphic showing average weather in Chamonix in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -10.9 96.9 12.4 38.1
    Feb -9.7 95.4 14.5 37.6
    Mar -6.4 101.8 20.5 40.1
    Apr -2.8 123.6 27 48.7
    May 1.3 91.3 34.3 35.9
    Jun 5 101.7 41 40
    Jul 7.5 112.6 45.5 44.3
    Aug 6.8 127.3 44.2 50.1
    Sep 4 103.4 39.2 40.7
    Oct -1 109.8 30.2 43.2
    Nov -6.1 102.9 21 40.5
    Dec -9.6 125.9 14.7 49.6

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      • My favorite outdoor town
        I visited Chamonix on numerous occasions for outdoor activities. It’s one of my favorite places in Europe for the former reasons. The village is quite crowded and touristic but still has a special charm over it, which I didn’t have in the Swiss village of Zermatt. If you’re not to keen on doing several hikes in the Aguilles Rouges, there still is the option to visit the Aguille du Midi, which gives you splendid views on Mont Blanc or visit the Mer de Glace.
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