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Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme
Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme
Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme

Mountain Refuge Hut: La Balme

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.

Chemin du Col du Bohomme 74170 Les Contamines-Montjoie
Lat : 45.7574Lng : 6.71108
0 m
45 d

7 informations complémentaires

Open period

From 15/06 to 15/09 between 7 am and 8.30 pm.

More information


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

Ranking and capacity

Capacity : 50 people

Updated by

Office de Tourisme des Contamines-Montjoie - 03/06/2019


Breakfast: from 7 €
Half board (pp): 42 to 54 € (Dormitory / Room)
Picnic to take away: from 9 €.

Rates for children 5 to 12 years.

Tourist tax included.


Phone : 04 50 47 03 54

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