A journal of running, healthy food, mountains, bikes and technology by Julia Revitt

This week, the yearly festival of climbing arrived in Chamonix. The climbing world cup is an exciting event which most people in Chamonix will come and take a look at – even if they're not into climbing. The spectacle of the 15 metre climbing walls and the young athletes sprinting up them or hanging upside down by a toe is pretty amazing. Here it is in pictures…