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Mountain jumps are now allowed in Chamonix
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Sep 18, 2021, 2:39 PM
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BASE Jumping Rules / Chamonix Mont-Blanc

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To allow a sustainable practice of base-jump within the municipality of Chamonix Mont-Blanc, please respect the following:

1- Comply with general aviation regulations (Decree of October 10, 1957, art.3) as well as that specific to the Mont-Blanc massif (Ministerial Decree LF-R30 A and B)

Flights safety:
2- All jumps are prohibited in July and August in the exclusion zone of the massif (Decree LF-R30 B) (see maps).
3- Jumps from the Aiguille du Midi and from Brévent are prohibited all year round.
4- To avoid any accident with an helicopter in the valley, please call just before jumping
PGHM (phone : +33.450.531.689)
CMBH (phone : +33.450.541.382)
5- Check for other aircrafts and paragliders
6- No fly-by (people / buildings / structures).

Landing sites safety :
7- Respect the opening limit zone : ban on entering less than 600m from the urban area without having opened the parachute (see maps)
8- For the exits from the Col du plan to the Aiguille de la République, use only the landing site A (see maps).
For the exits from the Col du midi to the Aiguille du Goûter use only the landing site B

Full text (French & English + maps) :
https://www.base-jump.fr/...mp_Chamonix_2021.pdf

News from the association that negotiate these new rules and opening : (French)
https://www.base-jump.fr/...montagne-a-chamonix/

Remember, only mountain jumps are allowed, not the one close to the gondolas ! NO Brévent, NO Aiguille du Midi

Thanks, enjoy the valley Wink


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