The Tour du Mont Blanc is a unique trek of more than 170 km 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 Croix du Bonhomme ( 2443 m )

Capacity : 99 persons
Open from the 6th June 2021 until the 28th September 2021
It is not possible to make a reservation online. Contact the caretaker by telephone.
Tel. (During the off season): 0033 (0)7 73 28 59 80
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)4 79 07 05 28
73270 BEAUFORT (France)
Tel. (During the off season): 0033 (0)7 73 28 59 80
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)4 79 07 05 28
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The refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme is located 2443 metres above sea level, deep in the countryside, in the Savoy region on the Tour du Mont Blanc, Tour du Beaufortain and the GR5 walking trails.
The caretaker and his team are ready to offer you a warm welcome in summer.
The refuge is also open at certain times during the winter.
Supplies are brought in by helicopter at the start of the summer season and on foot regularly throughout the season.
To reserve ONLINE see our WEBSITE


Half Board, Picnic, Upon reservation, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Hot water for Thermos

Services offered

Dining area, Kitchen area, Paid for hot showers, Weather information


Dining Area, Bar, Terrace

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian, German, Spanish

Payment methods

Bank Cheque, Cash, Holiday Vouchers
Only on foot. Provisions are brought in by helicopter and on foot.
3 hours from refuge de la Nova and 2 hours from refuge de la Balme
Group rate for 9 people and more
Prices 2021
* Local Tax non included*
Half-Board adult = 55 €
Half-Board junior (under 18 years) = 50 €
Half-Board group price = 50 €
Half-Board (Alpine Club members) = 43 €
Overnight only = 24.80 €
Overnight only ( Alpine Club members) = 12.40 €
Evening meal only = 20 €
Breakfast only = 10 €
Picnic = 12 €
Internet :

For the well being of everyone, it is preferable for hikers to bring a sleeping sheet.

Caretaker :


More informations

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Les Chambres du Soleil (2h15mn)
Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (2h15mn)
Refuge des Mottets (4h00mn)
Refuge Robert Blanc (6h30mn)
Cabane du Combal (7h40mn)
Rifugio Maison Vieille (9h40mn)
Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (9h55mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco CAI Uget (10h30mn)
Hotel Funivia (11h30mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Refuge de la Balme (2h05mn)
Refuge des Prés (3h00mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (3h00mn)
Gîte le Pontet (3h55mn)
Chalet CAF des Contamines (4h25mn)
Auberge du Truc (5h50mn)
Auberge de Bionnassay (7h50mn)
Refuge du Fioux (8h30mn)
Chalet-Hôtel Le Prarion (9h40mn)
Gîte Michel Fagot (11h50mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (12h15mn)
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