At the bottom of the wild Valley of Ambin, on its rocky lock, solid appearance sanctuary command a high basin to multiple resources (family Lakes, hiking on the Italy, climbing to the Ambin teeth...).
2 dormitories: 14 and 16 seats on lower-flank at 2 levels.
MOUNTAINEERING:-Advanced Ferrand by the normal route (3365 m - D + 1100 m - snow slope 30 / 35 ° - 5 h), - tip Ferguson over the Ambin col (3365 m, D + 1400 m - snow slope 30 / 35 ° - 6 h)-peak of Ambin by the normal route (3266, D + 1300 m, slope of snow or ice 30 / 35 °, 4 h 30)-peak of Ambin by the north face (3266, 1300 m) (, Slope of snow or ice 45 °, 4 h 30)-Pointe Somelier (3332 m, D + 1360 m, slope of snow / mixed 35 °, 4 h 30) ideas of hiking:-> Lake of Ambin 2 h 00 Red markup beautiful glacial Lake embedded in cliffs.
The refuge climb in the Valley. Forking in a small valley on the left and then cross the stream, which we follow to Lake.
-> Black Lake: 2 h 30 markup yellow and Red beautiful Lake with an unobstructed view of the Valley d? Ambin and its peaks.
From the refuge take the path which rises in the Valley. At the first crossroad, cross the Creek on the right by a footbridge. Follow the trail that passes under Rocky bars following the course d? a stream. To 2700 m, turn right to reach the Lake.
SKI touring: Tip tip and Col Sommeiller - Ambin Mont - Ferrand
Spring: March to mid May, weekend and weekdays by reservation.
May end up: weekend on reservation.
Summer: mid-June to mid-September.
The hut is accessible without particular difficulty in 1 h 30. You can then continue your discovery in the direction of the glacial Lake of Ambin. You will find many marmots near the refuge. Ibex can be seen around the Lake of Ambin. It is often possible to touch the snow in early summer.
Spring / summer: the Maroqua winter parking; departure to the refuge of the Suffet, then according to the natural snow.