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Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme

at 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.
  • 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
Services
  • Amenities
    • Bunk beds
    • Hot showers
  • Equipment
    • Shared plumbing
    • Terrace
    • Restaurant
    • Waste management
    • Phytosanitary treatment
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
      • Les chiens doivent être tenus en laisse dans la réserve naturelle. Petit espace aménagé pour la nuit du chien à coté du refuge
    • Breakfast
    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
    • picnic hampers
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • From June 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020
  • Breakfast

    • Annual

    9 €
  • Rates for children 5 to 12 years.
Openings
  • From June 15, 2020
    until September 15, 2020
  • 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
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