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Our history

From the first conquests to the need for ethics

The Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix has been leading the way of mountain enthusiasts for 200 years. From the euphoria of the first conquests, to the questioning of our lifestyle, our guides will tell you the history of the Compagnie, reflecting the challenges of each time. The podcasts are unfortunately only available in French. 

Historical timeline

La conquête bourgeoise
L’ouverture au monde
L’aventure sans limite
La métamorphose
Le réchauffement climatique