The first refuges will open on the 14th March. If conditions permit other refuges may open in the second half of March, contact their hosts for up-to-date information.


refuge de l'alpe de villar d'arene (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

(Will open the 14 of March )

Sabine & André Kaintz, 📞04 76 79 94 66

🖱️www.refugealpedevillardarene.ffcam.fr

📜 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.

(Will open the 21 of March )

Seb Louvet, Sylvie Jacob, 📞09 82 12 46 24 / 06 30 34 04 04

🖱️www.chaletrefugedechamoissiere

📜 chaletrefugechamoissiere@gmail.com


refuge ADÈLE planchard (std, 3169m ) :

This refuge boasts a view of the Barre des Ecrins (Ecrins range), has room for 53 people and is situated at the foot of the Grande Ruine. Recent refurbishments have improved its comfort levels.

(Will open the 21th of March )

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

🖱️www.refuge-adele-planchard.com

📜contact@refuge-adele-planchard.com


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 Bérarde.

 (will open the 28th of march )

Charles Roméro,  📞04 76 79 08 27 

🖱️www.refugechatelleret.ffcam.fr

📜refugechatelleret@ffcam.fr


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!

(Will open the 28th of March )

Bénédicte Shouler,  📞04 76 79 53 83

🖱️www.chaletlaberarde.ffcam.fr

📜 chaletlaberarde@ffcam.fr


refuge du promontoire (caf, 3092m ) :

Clinging to the side of the Meije with room for 30 people and an incredible view of the Etançons valley, this is the last stage before attacking the north face of ‘la Grande Muraille’

 (Open the 21th of March )

 Sandrine Delorme, 📞04 76 80 51 67 / 06 19 70 13 35

🖱️www.refuge-promontoire.com

📜 refugedupromontoire@ffcam.fr


refuge de l'aigle (CAF, 3450m ) :

The star of this tour, recently rebuilt. 30 beds provide surprising levels of comfort for this altitude. From La Meije Orientale there’s 2200m of descent to devour...

Jeff Fouchard, 📞06 98 90 45 66 / 04 76 79 94 74

(Open the 21th of March )

🖱️www.refugedelaigle.fr                                                                                                                📜 refugedelaigle@ffcam.fr