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Trail runner in the Aiguilles Rouges, with the Fiz mountains behind.
Trail runner in the Aiguilles Rouges, with the Fiz mountains behind.
Trail runner in the Aiguilles Rouges, with the Fiz mountains behind.

Chamonix mini-adventure with Krissy Moehl

Moderate – Challenging
1 - 10
30kg / person
Join Krissy Moehl, women’s winner of the first UTMB®, for a special overnight trail tour. We’ll run parts of the famed trail race route, then venture into the stunning and quiet Aiguilles Rouges mountains, right above Chamonix.

Krissy Moehl is coming to Chamonix this summer for the 20th anniversary of the UTMB®. Krissy was at the start line of the first ever race in 2003, and finished as first female. She’s excited to be back in the Alps to share in the race celebrations, and to run the awesome trails around Chamonix. 

Since 2003, Krissy has stood on the podium at countless prestigious ultras, and achieved impressive Fastest Known Times. She’s won ultras around the world, from Hardrock and Vermont 100 in the US, to Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji and Gaoligong by UTMB in Asia – plus another UTMB® win in 2009. In fact, Krissy has raced more than 100 ultramarathons. Krissy is also a running coach and the author of Running Your First Ultra, so she’s certainly the right person to give trail running tips on our two-day excursion, as well as being great fun to hang out with!

Krissy Moehl, trail runner, with her dog
Krissy hanging out with her favorite running pal, PD. (Courtesy photo)

We’ll spend time with Krissy on a loop around the beautiful Aiguilles Rouges mountains alongside Chamonix. Our route includes some sections of the Tour du Mont Blanc as well as more remote trails within a nature reserve, where we stay overnight in a mountain refuge. 

Book this tour

$590 per person. Single supplement not possible.
Aug 28, 2023 - Aug 30, 2023
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Trail runner in the Aiguilles Rouges, with Mont Blanc in the background

Trail running, Chamonix. The Aiguilles Rouges, with Mont Blanc in the background. (Photo: Daniel Fitzgerald)

Day 1

We’ll meet up in the early evening to get to know each other and hear about the plan for the next two days. Your guide will brief you on what to expect and can answer any questions you have about the adventure.

Meals: Drinks
Female trail runner near Lac Blanc in the Chamonix valley

Running in the Aiguilles Rouges mountains, with Mont Blanc in the background. (Photo: Sam Hill)

Day 2

A gentle climb brings us up to Col des Montets. Along the way, Krissy can share stories of her wins at UTMB®, including from right along our route!

After a gentle descent to the village of le Buet, we head over the Col de Salenton, to our overnight refuge, underneath the stunning Rochers de Fiz, where we may see ibex and bearded vultures.

Accommodations: Refuge Moëde Anterne
Trail Runner Krissy Moehl out with her dog PD

Krissy and PD enjoying some time on their home trails. (Photo: Ben Groenhout)

Day 3

We’ll visit the beautiful Lac de Pormenaz, then descend to the Diosaz river. A long climb brings us up to the Col de Brévent and our descent back to Chamonix.

Meals: Breakfast and trail snacks

What's included

Two days of running with Krissy Moehl and an International Mountain Leader. Drinks at the welcome meeting on the 28th August, one breakfast and one dinner. Trail snacks on both running days. Accommodation for one night at Refuge Moëde Anterne. Run the Alps Guide to Trail Running in the Alps. Train transport.

Tour category

Short tour - one night in a mountain hut

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Guides for this Tour

Tour dates: Aug 28 - 30, 2023
Run the Alps guide Emily Geldard
Lead guide: Emily Geldard


Need a hand preparing?

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We offer pre-trip coaching as a benefit to our guests for a reasonable fee. Spaces are limited.