Edito – Altus Serre-Chevalier Briançon 2024
LA CABANE À SUCRE, A TASTE OF CANADA ON THE SLOPES
THIS YEAR, THE GRAND PRIX
IS HAVING A FESTIVAL!
HISTOIRES DE CHALETS, THE IMPRINT OF CHALETS BAYROU
Benjamin Védrines, the world’s fastest climber
Mountaineer Benjamin Védrines from Monêtier-les-Bains is as agile as a chamois.
Take a look at his accomplishments: nominated three times for the Piolets d’Or, records for climbing Broad Peak (8,051 m, in 7 h 28), the Chamonix-Zermatt traverse (14 h 54), the Meije traverse (4 h 38) and the Spaghetti Tour in Italy (18 summits in 9 h 18).
When he was not paragliding, climbing, extreme skiing or on an expedition to Pakistan, the versatile mountaineer in his thirties sat down to answer Altus’ questions.
THE SERRE CHEVALIER GRAND PRIX THE CRAZIEST RACE IN THE COUNTRY!
The legendary Serre Chevalier Grand Prix made a BIG comeback in 2023, a new edition that stuck to its original concept
of a light-hearted, fun challenge.
From Chapel to Chapel in the Briançonnais
The Briançon area (known as the Briançonnais) is renowned for its abundant religious heritage, adorned with exceptional paintings. Monêtier-les-Bains in the Guisane Valley boasts 5 churches and 26 chapels and
is the starting point of our cultural expedition.
The Ecrins national park 50 years on and looking to the future
From the first conquering of the summits in the 19th century, ecotourism today and climate change tomorrow, the story of the Écrins is an ascent in itself, marked by the creation of the National Park in 1973. Celebrating half a century of commitment and conservation.Read
Objective Paris 2024 Serre Chevalier Briançon, climbing base camp
Internationally renowned for hosting a stage of the Climbing World Cup and recently equipped with an international standard permanent wall, Briançon is proud of its status as Capital of the Mountains. With the Paris 2024 Olympic Games just a few months away, this “Terre de Jeux” (Land of Games) is the ideal base camp for climbers from all over the world.Read