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The global alpine community reunites in Chamonix for Arc’teryx Alpine Academy: 4-7 July, 2019

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The 8th edition of the Arc’teryx Alpine Academy will unite the global alpine community in Chamonix, France, 4-7 July 2019. Alpine enthusiasts from 30 countries will come together to advance their mountain skills and share alpine knowledge.

The 2019 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy displays a set of 40 different clinics for all types of mountain activities, skill levels and budgets. Clinic participants will be inspired and coached by certified mountain guides and professional athletes.

The Arc’teryx Alpine Academy creates a unique space where beginners and experts alike can learn from mountain guides and world-class athletes such as; Nina Caprez (climber), Will Gadd (ice climber), Ines Papert (ice climber/alpinist), Adam Campbell (runner) and skiers Thibaud Duchosal and Stian Hagen. There is no place like the Alpine Academy to receive first hand, top-notch expertise from the very best.

AAA19 Alpine Village Movie Night Credit Piotr Drozdz 8283

Alpine Village Movie Night Photo Credit Piotr Drozdz

 70 elite clinics for all types of mountain activities and skill levels are on offer: mountaineering, climbing, ice climbing, bouldering, hiking, trail running, ski-alpinism, photography and safety. Educational clinics on Glaciology & Permafrost, Flora & Fauna, Bolts & Belays and Trail Maintenance give participants the opportunity to learn about, support and give back to the mountain environment and local community. 
All clinic details will be available online 7 March. Registration opens 20 March. Participants will get another chance to get their clinic slots 17 April.  Log on to chamonix.arcteryxacademy.com for details.

AAA19 Clinics Glaciology Credit RogerVeyer 4583

Glaciology Clinic Photo Credit RogerVeyer


The Arc’teryx Alpine Academy is a mountain festival where everyone is welcome to participate in inspiring and enabling experiences. Under a giant transparent canopy right in the centre of Chamonix, Place du Triangle, the Arc’teryx Alpine Village will be the place to hang out. A solid program awaits this year’s edition: speaker series’, bouldering wall, movie night, live bands, gear tests, world-class athletes’ demos. Come over, it is free!

• 7 March, 2019: All clinic details online

• 20 March, 2019, 15:00 CET: Registration opens – First come, first served! – Clinics usually get sold out within the day.

• 17 April, 2019, 15:00 CET: 2nd chance to register 
Stay tuned for updates on the 2019 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy on chamonix.arcteryxacademy.com.