The Tour du Mont Blanc is a unique trek of approximately 200km around Mont Blanc that can be completed in between 7 and 10 days passing through Italy, Switzerland and France.

Hikers, climbers and mountaineers will greatly appreciate stop overs offered by refuges and gites along the Tour du Mont Blanc.

REFUGE DE LA BALME ( 1706 m )
LES CONTAMINES (fr)

Capacity : 50 persons
Open from 15th June until 15th September 2017
Click on the green boxes below to reserve this refuge :
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Didier GUT
Chemin du col du Bonhomme
74170 LES CONTAMINES MONTJOIE
Tel. (During the season): 0033(0)4 50 47 03 54 ( 8h - 20h30)
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IN HAUTE-SAVOIE: On the commune of CONTAMINES MONTJOIE;
Private mountain refuge (1706m) located at the foot of the Aiguille de la Pennaz (2668m) on the roads of T.M.B, GR5, Tour du Beaufortin, Country Tour Mt. Blanc.
Half board: - rooms (2 or 4 or 6 people)
                       - dormitories (12 places)
4 Hot showers.
Lunch, drinks.
Picnic to go.

Services

Half Board, Picnic, Lunchtime meal, Breakfast, Free tap water

Services offered

Weather information, Electricity (220v)

Facilities

Bar, Terrace

Languages spoken

French, English, Spanish

Payment methods

Bank Cheque, Cash
1 and a half hour walk from Notre Dame de la Gorge car park (distance: 4km, climb: 496m)
For groups of 15 or more please contact the refuge directly by email (refuge-labalme@outlook.fr)
SUMMER 2017 RATES:(Local taxe included)

Dormitory half board: €40/person
Room half board: €50/person
Picnic Basket: €9


SCHEDULES SUMMER 2017:
Showers: 4 opened from 4 pm till 7 pm. Dinner: 19 hours. Breakfast: 7 hours-8 hours am
Arrival recommended before 6 pm for an easier welcome(reception).
COMPULSORY RESERVATION FOR THE HALF BOARDS.
We do not accept dogs in the refuge.
We have no slippers to be proposed to you.

Caretaker :

Didier and Raphael GUT

More informations

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (2h55mn)
Auberge-refuge de la Nova (5h10mn)
Refuge des Mottets (6h55mn)
Refuge Robert Blanc (9h25mn)
Rifugio Elisabetta ( 11h00mn )
Cabane du Combal (11h50mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Refuge de Nant Borrant (55mn)
Gîte le Pontet (1h50mn)
Chalet CAF des Contamines (2h20mn)
Refuge de Tré la Tête ( 2h55mn )
Auberge du Truc (3h45mn)
Refuge de Miage ( 4h10mn )
Auberge de Bionnassay (5h45mn)
Refuge du Fioux (6h25mn)
Chalet-Hôtel Le Prarion (7h35mn)
Auberge le Crêt (9h15mn)
Gîte Michel Fagot (9h45mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (10h10mn)
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