See photos (2)

Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme

in Les Contamines-Montjoie
  • Situated at the heart of the nature reserve, this mountain refuge hut sits at the foot of the Pennaz needles (2688m) in the direction of the Bonhomme mountain pass.

  • Enjoy the magical surroundings and a wide variety of animal and plant species. Allow 1h30 from the car park at Notre Dame de la Gorge.

    - Waste management.
    - Micro electric power station.
  • Mountain refuge on the GR trail: Tour du Mont- Blanc - Grande traversée des Alpes.
    Mountain refuge on the GRP: Tour pays du Mont-Blanc - Tour du Beaufortin
    Hiking suggestions:
    Lac Jovets 2175 m: An easy 2 hour hike towards a magnificent alpine lake.
    Col de la Fenêtre 2245 m: A 2 hour hike, more difficult towards the end, offering panoramic views of Mont-Blanc.
    Tête nord des Four 2756 m: A long and more difficult 3h30 hike.
    Longer hikes: GR5 - GRP
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Capacity
    • Accommodation :  40 Person(s)
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
Services
  • Amenities
    • Bunk beds
    • Hot showers
    • Family bedroom
  • Equipment
    • Shared plumbing
    • Terrace
    • Restaurant
    • Waste management
    • Photovoltaic panel
    • Phytosanitary treatment
  • Services
    • Breakfast
    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
    • picnic hampers
    • No pets allowed
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • From June 15, 2024 to September 15, 2024
  • Breakfast
    12 €
  • Rates for children 3 to 10 years.
Openings
  • From June 15, 2024
    until September 15, 2024
  • Monday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Friday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Saturday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Useful address