A refuge offering hikers a very appreciable comfort, and a very wide panorama. Accommodation is in small dormitories of 4 to 7 places, plus two large dormitories.
Refuge dominating the plateau of the Fond d'Aussois.
Situated on a verdant replat, the refuge is dominated by the 3779 m Mont Pourri, third highest peak of Savoy.
Recent refuge (2013) located on the edge of Lake Presset, facing the Pierra Menta.