The Fournache Refuge - altitude 2340m - is bordering the Vanoise national park in the valley of Fournache at the foot of the famous Dent Parrachée, overlooking dams Plan d''Amont and Plan d'Aval , it is primarily a stage on the GR5.
It is primarily a stage on the tour of the glaciers of the Vanoise.
The refuge was built in stone, wood and slate in the purest mountain tradition, in place of a former Alpine chalet. The wooden interior offers a modern refuge while maintaining an authentic character. It enjoys an exceptional view over Lake Plan d'Amont and Plan d'Aval.
Refuge on the route of the GR5. Tour of the Vanoise Glaciers.
Summits: Dent Parrachée.
Day hikes: The tip of the Echée the tip Bellecôte Rateau Aussois, Col d'Aussois, Lake Génépy, the neck of the mass ...
- Point Observatory and Rateau Aussois: 4h. 800 and 920m in altitude, beautiful view. Tour du Grand Chatelard and Lake Génépy: 2h, family outing. Pointe Bellecôte 780m in altitude: 2:30.
Hiking over several days: Tour of the Vanoise Glaciers.
Capacity : 34 people
Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme - 26/03/2020
From 13/06 to 06/09.
Night: 10 to 17 €.
Special rates for groups.