From Friday until Sunday, July 6-8, hundreds of alpine enthusiasts will attend guided clinics and gather at the âAlpine Villageâ for daily programming, all with the ultimate goal to advance their mountain skills and share experiences with like-minded participants, athletes and guides. The top-notch master classes are crowd favourites at the Arcâteryx Alpine Academy. Open to everyone, the main stage at Place Balmat hosts the educational talks that coach and inspire mountain loversfrom all over the world. Thanks to Arcâteryx athlete Mina Leslie-Mujastykand partners Gore-TexÂ®, Peak Design and LYOFOOD, this yearâs alpine event is featuring the following master classes:
- Peak Design master class âFriday,July 6, 5 pm: By Liam Lonsdale onâPerfecting Your Smartphone Photographyâ
- LYOFOOD master class âFriday,July 6, 7:30 pm: By Nina Caprez & Nico Favresse on âVertical Life on Big Wallsâ
- Gore-TexÂ® master classâSaturday, July 7, 4 pm: By Robert Jasper on âPassion Mountaineeringâ
- Arcâteryx master classâSaturday, July 7, 5 pm:By Mina Leslie-Mujastyk on âCultivating determination in your goalsâ The movie night is especially popular amongst participants, locals and visitors of Chamonix.
Taking place on Saturday, July 7, at 9 pm a total of four short films will be presented by Arcâteryx athletes this year. Headliner is the world premiere of âThe Empire of Windsâ, a film featuring the two adventurous skiers Thibaud Duchosal and Johannes Hoffmann. In collaboration with Eye Of The Storm Production, the short film takes viewers to their 1500km journey through the desertsÂ and mountains of Patagonia. Read more about the movie: https://blog.arcteryx.com/empire-of-winds/.