The 6th annual Expedition Festival kicks off in Grenoble and La Grave on the 17th January. The 3 day event carters for alpinists, who are passionate about expeditions, giving them the opportunity to share information, watch films and slide shows and participate in debates. Of course, there is plenty of opportunity to ski and ice climb as well! The theme for 2008 is South America.You can find out more here http://www.lagrave-lameije.com/expe/ or from the La Grave ? La Meije Tourist office.