Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme

at Les Contamines-Montjoie

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  • 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.
  • Deals
    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 :  50 Person(s)
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • es*
    • fr*
  • Amenities
    • Hot showers
  • Equipment
    • Shared plumbing
  • Services
    • Breakfast
    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
Payment methods
  • Chèque
  • Espèces