BASE Jumping Rules / Chamonix Mont-Blanc
In reply to:
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)
All jumps are prohibited in July and August in the exclusion zone of the massif (Decree LF-R30 B) (see maps).
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)
Check for other aircrafts and paragliders
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) :
News from the association that negotiate these new rules and opening : (French)
Remember, only mountain jumps are allowed, not the one close to the gondolas ! NO Brévent, NO Aiguille du Midi
Thanks, enjoy the valley
Please print this message as much as possible, I'm done with tree landings ...