A lot has been happening in the Ecrins refuges, with refurbishments and renovations as well as new construction work having taken place.  We are improving the levels of comfort in our buildings to provide a welcome that meets the requirements of the people of Oisans.

(The openning dates are just a prediction, it may change with the snow conditions and the meteo.... )

refuge de la selle (std, 2673m) :

Nestled in the valley of la Selle, the refuge is accessible by the ski lift of La Grave. It's also possible to join the end of the Meije's tour!

Openning the 23 of March!

Noémie Dagan 📞06 03 49 39 98 / 04 76 79 56 56


📜 noemiedagan@hotmail.com

chalet alpin de la berarde (ffcam, 1740m ) :

Accessible by car.  Located at the start of the trails, this CAF chalet welcomes tourers who want an early start the next day and is also a comfortable stop for those who’ve been trekking for days!

Opening the 29 of March!

Bénédicte Shouler,  📞04 76 79 53 83


📜 chaletlaberarde@ffcam.fr

refuge du chatelleret (CAF, 2225m) :

Nestled in the heart of the Etancons valley with a capacity of 68. Lots of possibilities for alternative itineraries and easily accessible from La Berarde.

Unguarded but accessible, check on the website!

📞04 76 79 08 27 


📜 refugechatelleret@ffcam.fr

refuge ADÈLE planchard (std, 3169m) :

This refuge boasts a view of the Barre des Ecrins (Ecrins range), has room for 63 people and is situated at the foot of the Grande Ruine. Recent refurbishments have improved its comfort levels.

Guillaume Mercier, 📞04 76 79 92 14 / 06 11 30 16 24

Open the 16 of March!


📜 contact@refuge-adele-planchard.com

refuge de l'alpe de villar D’ARÈNE (Caf, 2079m) :

Easily accessible with room for 90, it is well situated on the main routes and also offers the possibility of turning back or making day trips from the refuge.

Open the 23 of March!

Mélanie Martinot 📞04 76 79 94 66


📜 refugealpedevillardarene@ffcam.fr

chalet- Refuge de Chamoissière (2106m) :

A renovated sheepfold with room for 18 guests, it has small bedrooms, showers, heating and electrics. Its location makes it possible to ski around the surrounding 3000m+ peaks for several days, returning to the refuge each night.

Open the 30 of March!

Seb Louvet, Sylvie Jacob, 📞09 82 12 46 24 /

06 85 54 42 33


📜 chaletrefugechamoissiere@gmail.com

refuge des ÉCRINS (CAF, 3175m) :

With its view of the highest summit of the Ecrins (4102m), this refuge has earned a mythical reputation. Although it has room for 116 people it is necessary to reserve a bed at this prized location !

Opening the 16 of March!

Damien Haxaire, 📞04 92 23 46 66 / 06 07 79 89 96


📜 refugedesecrins@ffcam.fr

refuge du glacier blanc (caf, 2542m) :

Situated at a lower altitude, its view of the Pelvoux mountain range (3943m) takes your breath away! Room for 131 guests and the possibility to make day trips around the Glacier Blanc.

Opening the 15 of March!

Nicolas Chaud, 📞04 92 23 50 24 / 09 82 12 73 91


📜 refugeduglacierblanc@ffcam.fr