Beautifully situated in the heart of the massif, facing the Grandes Jorasses, the sanctuary owes its name to the big rock which fell from the monk, remained arisen as a lid on large blocks.
The first cabin was built under this natural shelter, above the Mer de Glace.
Weekends from May 1 and 8. From early June to mid-September.
The monk climbing: Needle needle green - the straight - short - Triolet SKI: Triolet - Pointe Isabella and more difficult Col of straight lines, Talèfre hiking needle: Glacier of Talèfre, liaison from the Charpoua (balcony of the Mer de Glace) and towards Leschaux /Requin.
Train station SNCF of Saint Gervais - Le Fayet.
Then TER Mont-Blanc Express: The Fayet-Chamonix, then the Montenvers train