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Refuge la Glière

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Refuge la Glière
in Champagny-en-Vanoise

From 18/06 to 09/09/2023, daily. Guarded hut. Guarding ends on September 9 after lunch. From 10/09/2023 to 14/06/2024, daily. Unguarded refuge.

Pratical informations

Caves de la Plagne
73350 Champagny-en-Vanoise
Contact us by e-mail

06 77 08 96 85
09 72 66 44 18
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From 10 €
Payment methods accepted : Check, Cash,

Special offers

Half day excursion:
Lake of the Echines: 1h30, altitude difference + 400m, chamois, panorama.
Alpine chalet "Plan du sel": 1h, altitude difference + 250m, cows processing, manufacture of beaufort.
Day hike:
Tour du Vallaisonnay: 8h, difference in altitude + 600m, difference in altitude - 1000m, panorama, animals.
Col du Palet: 3h, altitude difference + 700m, flowers, chamois.


The refuge is guarded from 20/06 to 15/09/2020.
Caretaking's end date to be confirmed.

In the heart of the Vanoise national park, the guardian welcomes you in an old sheepfold rehabilitated in 1985. Just above the refuge, is the dry lake of La Glière. A lot of marmots. Country lunch, traditional lunch and dinner.

Typical refuge (dormitories and rooms for 4 people) but comfort with toilets and hot showers.
Outside periods of guarding, the refuge is partially open (12 beds).
- Selective waste management and sorting.
- Soundproof gas generating set.
- Heating with wood stove.
- Voltaic photo boards.
- WC

In this place isolated from everything, without modern energy means, we make every effort to offer you a simple but quality restoration. We use a maximum of local, regional products.
Some also come from organic farming.

In order to quench your thirst or to warm you, enjoy our selection of hot and cold drinks.
If hunger takes you, do not panic, on request we will prepare varied omelettes, mixed salads, plates filled with regional products, soups, cheeses, cold meats.

And if gluttony brings you here, let us make you taste our sweet tarts, Savoy cake, pancakes, white cheeses.
All desserts are homemade.

Starting point 1: Parking Laisonnay at the foot of the north face of the Grande Casse: Panorama, Aiguille de l'Epéna. 1h30 walk.
Starting altitude: 1560 m. Arrival altitude : 2010 m. Drop: 450 m. Difficulty: None.
Starting point 2: Peisey-Nancroix-Refuge de Rosuel, duration 8h, + 1100m drop - 600m. Crossing of the Grassaz pass with snow at the beginning of the season. Ski touring (knives are required). Not recommended in winter, very avalanchey, no sun, very cold.
- IGN map: 3633 ET Tignes, Val d'Isère and 3532 ET, les Arcs, La Plagne, 3534 OT to 1/25 000. Didier Richard at 1/60000.
Coach parking in Laisonnay.
Possibility to ride, on horseback, with a donkey, mountain bike, joëlette, alpine skiing and touring, 4x4 only for rescue. Snowshoers, be careful of avalanches and when walking downhill on sloping terrain.

Half day excursion:

- Lake of the Echines: 1h30, + 400m drop, chamois, panorama.
- Alpine chalet "Plan du sel": 1h, + 250m drop, cows processing, manufacture of beaufort.

Day hike:

- Tour du Vallaisonnay: 8h, + 600m drop - 1000m, panorama, wild animals.
- Col du Palet: 3h, + 700m drop, flowers, chamois.


From 18/06 to 09/09/2023
Night: 19 € (13+ years old - Dortory)
Child rate per night: 7 to 16 € (under 5 / under 13).

From 10/09/2023 to 14/06/2024
Night: 10 €.