We are the Dreamers. The ones who follow their dreams.

 

Together, we share the same vision of paradise on earth and the same boundless love for Mother Nature. She shapes our art of living, our spirit and our future.

Artisans, explorers, high mountain guides, artists, writers, restaurateurs, farmers, entrepreneurs, athletes… we have chosen to write our own destiny in the elements and make life an adventure.

 

 

Antoine Grospiron-Jaccoux

DREAMER N°8

“The greatest freedom of all: contemplation”

Born in Paris and raised in the Lyon suburbs, Antoine Grospiron-Jaccoux left for Chamonix 30 years ago
to accompany his loved ones.

Sylvie Samycia

DREAMER N°14

“The mountain is my life”

We met with Sylvie Samycia. The 40-something-year-old is radiant with a sun-kissed tan and almond-shaped eyes. She welcomes us to her Vallorcine chalet in the charming hamlet of Couteray, located along the trail to the beautiful La Loriaz mountain pastures.

Cédric Gras

DREAMER N°5

“I dream of a wilder world”

Cédric Gras is a writer, traveller and adventure-seeker. He spent a few years living in Russia, where he wrote his first book and published several travel stories—Vladivostok, neiges et moussons, La mer des Cosmonautes. In 2020, he was awarded the Albert Londres Prize for best book .

David Giachino

DREAMER N°15

“My dream is to travel through the mountains with the cows” 

At the foot of Mont Granier, facing the Bauges mountain range and overlooking the Isère Valley, are 15 hectares of vineyards owned by David Giachino.

Yannick Graziani

DREAMER N°10

“I dream of opening new unknown pathways”

Yannick Graziani is a high mountain guide and climbing enthusiast. Originally from the small village of Tourette-sur-Loup, in the back country of Nice, Yannick still maintains a hint of his southern accent since moving to Chamonix.

pascale montenay

DREAMER N°1

“The most precious thing in life is finding your freedom”

Pascale Montenay is an art director and designer for the luxury segment and has managed her own creative studio creativestories.fr for over 10 years. She is taking advantage of the end of the lockdowns to launch  a new adventure : Dreamers_Van Stories in Chamonix, which has always been her refuge. 

Sandra Liccioni

DREAMER N°13

“The mountain is a secret”

Sandra Liccioni is an artist, a “painter of the universe”, as she likes to define herself. Born in Bayonne of French-Vietnamese origin, she has lived in the Chamonix Valley since the mid-1990s.

Marie de la Ville

Baugé

DREAMER N°18

“The mountain, my land of inspiration and joy”

Marie de La Ville Baugé is a nomadic artist, photographer, explorer and winemaker.

Oliviero Gobbi

DREAMER N°6

“the mountain is my sacred space”

Oliviero Gobbi is an entrepreneur, manager of the Grivel brand, and expert in mountaineering and climbing equipment and instruments.

Eloïse Novel

DREAMER N°12

“My dream: to live free on my farm, surrounded by nature”

Eloïse Novel is a farmer. At the age of 30, Eloïse took over the family farm in the peaks of Boëge, about 30 kilometres from Lake Geneva.

Mathias Herzog

DREAMER N°19

“40 years old, free and happy”

Mathias Herzog is a former Parisian, yoga instructor, crypto enthusiast and avid traveller.

Giacomo Calosi

DREAMER N°11

“I dream of a world in which tranquility prevails”

For nearly 30 years, Giacomo Calosi has owned the Rifugio Maison Vieille and restaurant in the Italian mountains
of Courmayeur.

Gilles Berlioz

DREAMER N°17

“my goal in life is to try and make this world better”

With a child-like gap-toothed grin and bright blue eyes, Gilles Berlioz is a happy self-taught winemaker.

sam beaugey

DREAMER N°9

“The most beautiful thing about a dream is dreaming itself”

Sam Beaugey is a high mountain guide, mountaineer, base-jumper, steep slope skier, and an author.

Zian Charlet

DREAMER N°7

“Life’s greatest luxury is to live free” 

For Zian Charlet, the mountains are in his blood. A high mountain guide, like his father Jean-Claude and his grand-father Armand, “the greatest of his generation”, the happy-go-lucky 30-year-old Zian wanted to carry on the family tradition.

MEG MACKENZIE

DREAMER N°3

« La montagne est mon espace sacré »

Meg Mackenzie est une athlète de haut-niveau. Une spécialiste du trail-runner, ces courses à pied de longue distance, en pleine nature..

Raphaëlle Monod

Sjöström

DREAMER N°16

“Mountain plants fascinate me”

Raphaëlle Monod is a dreamer. Born in Annecy, the woman who shared her life between La Clusaz and Corsica, became an international reference in freestyle skiing at the age of 19, winning a silver medal at the Calgary Olympic Games, followed by a world champion in mogul skiing a year later.

Hillary Gérardi

DREAMER N°4

“My dream: to grow old like a true mountaineer!”

Hillary Gerardi is a mountain enthusiast. A specialist in skyrunning, an extreme sport, combining running and climbing, in high mountains, who puts on her researcher cap on the days of the week, within CREA Mont Blanc

Helias Millerioux

DREAMER N°20

“I imagine climbing and skiing all my life”

Helias Millerioux is a mountaineer and mountain guide. A native Parisian, converted to the mountains, talkative, crazy about sports and not afraid of anything.

Clémentine junique

DREAMER N°21

«Chamonix, my sacred space.»

Native of the Oisans,
Clémentine Junique has grown
between the Alpe d’Huez
where she spent her winters
and Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans,
at the foot of the Aiguille Dibona,
reference to the famous Austrian mountaineer..

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