Trail running in Chamonix
Chamonix is regarded as one of the world’s finest trail running destinations, and as well as offering some of the best and most challenging trails, it also hosts some of the biggest and best trail running events in the world.
The trails here can be high and exposed in places, but offer the discerning trail runner plenty of challenges and incredible views! There are 18 defined trails specifically for trail runners, with short routes from 1-2 hours, medium routes from 2-4 hours and longer routers of 4-8 hours. On each of the routes will be trail markers, which not only help you stay on route, but also show you the preferred direction of travel.
You can find all the current trail running information for Chamonix on the Vallée du Trail website or on the app “La Vallée du Trail” which is available on iPhone and Android. Of course you can always pick up a map and plan your own routes too!
We can also put you in touch with local trail running guides, who can help plan your trip based around their knowledge and experience of trail running in the Chamonix Valley. Contact us to find out more.