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Refuge de Tête Rousse

Refuge in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
  • Refuge of height on the royal road of the Mont Blanc giving access to the summit or to the north face of Bionnassay. Except open local guarding permanently the winter of 16 beds. Forbidden bivouac

  • Restoration during guarding period.
    booking in the huts of the normal route of Mont Blanc (Nid d'Aigle, Tête-Rousse and Goûter) will be made only online up to 10 days before the date of the planned stay (this period was 20 days before). For bookings for a closer date (less than 10 days before the date of the planned stay), the reservation must be made by phone.
  • Tips
    Summits: Mont-Blanc + Aiguille de Bionnassay (mountaineering).
    Day hike: From Bionnassay to the refuge, the use of crampons is sometimes necessary (1800 meters of height difference 4 hours uphill) - Nid d'Aigle up to the refuge (800 m of denivellée): 2 hours uphill.
    Hiking on several days: Mont Blanc summit: mountaineering, Tour of Mont Blanc (variant) hiking.
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Equipment
    • Covered picnic area
    • Shared WC
    • Terrace
    • Defibrillator
    • Sustainable development
    • Waste management
    • Photovoltaic panel
    • Rain water collectors
  • Services
    • Groceries/grocery stall
    • Full-board
    • Breakfast
    • Booking obligatory
    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
    • Picnic hampers
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • From January 1, 2024 until May 20, 2024
    Open Everyday
    * Open and unattended winter refuge
  • From September 27, 2024 until May 20, 2025
    Open Everyday
    * Open and unattended winter refuge