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The High Life

One family sets the pace at a historic refuge near Chamonix, France.
Pierre Cadot
2023 / 15 Min

What’s it like running an over 100-year-old alpine refuge in the mountains near Chamonix, France, with two young children? It’s at once freedom from the world below and a place to do the basic cooking, cleaning and child-raising that would happen anywhere else—it’s the high life.

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