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From beginner to more seasoned, the different trails

of hiking allow to satisfy all the hikers.


From the Intermediate Cable Car Station - 2400 m 

Count 1 hour of walking on a path

without great difficulty even for families.

Small +: With half-board at the refuge, enjoy

a discount on the cable car pass.


From La Grave - 1450 m 

Nice walk in the forest which allows

to reach the refuge in about 3 hours.​


By the Fréaux path - 1350 m

A sportier and more demanding path which

allows you to reach the refuge in less than 2h30! ​

From the Ruillans cable car station  - 3200 m

Mineral atmosphere, obligatory stop at the Col du Lac for

an unforgettable view of the Girose glacier.​

Count 1h30 of descent on a rocky path.​

Small +: after the effort you can

refresh yourself at the Puy Vachier lake


From mid-June to mid-september

Contact us to know the exact dates.



In addition to the traditional dormitories and the panoramic room, try the "donkey hut", a small private hut with 11 places 100m from the refuge.

Possibility to make you a picnic for your ride the next day.

Remember to book!


Food services

All day long, Annie welcomes you for a drink or to taste her famous blueberry pie.


You can also admire the landscape while having a bite to eat on the terrace facing La Meije...


The belvedere

10 minutes from the refuge, there is an unforgattable  belvedere where, with the same look, you can overlook the seracs of the Glacier de la Girose, the Lac du Chambon and the Gorges de la Romanche.

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