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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LOCATED IN HAUTE-SAVOIE: On the heigts of les CONTAMINES MONTJOIE;
Private mountain refuge (1706m) located at the bottom of the Aiguille de la Pennaz (2668m) on the paths of T.M.B, GR5, Tour du Beaufortin, Mont-Blanc tour
Half board: - rooms (2 or 4 or 6 people)
                       - dormitory (12 beds)
4 Hot showers.
Lunch meal and drinks
Takeaway picnic.

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
1h30 from Notre Dame de la Gorge car park (distance: 4km, différence in height: 496m)
2h20 from the village of les Contamines (distance: 8km)
For 12 people and more, please contact the refuge directly by email (refuge-labalme@outlook.fr)
SUMMER 2017 RATES:(Local tax included)

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


TIMETABLE SUMMER 2017:
Showers:open from 4pm to 7pm. Dinner:7 pm. Breakfast: 7am or 7.30am
Chek-in:before 6pm for an easier welcome.
HALF-BOARD ONLY ON BOOKING on the site: montourdumontblanc.com
We don't accept dogs at the shelter.
We don't have slippers to offer.

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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