Evarist Chancel Mountain Hut

Evariste Chancel refuge (2508 m) has 39 beds and is located on a terrace overlooking the valley of the Romanche river and La Grave village, where you will enjoy a magnificent viewpoint over the valley of the Haute Romanche.

About : Evarist Chancel Mountain Hut

During summer the refuge is accessible from the cable car station along Lake Puy Vachier (1h). For the more energetic, there is also a trail from La Grave (3h) Easy trails.

*To do in summer, starting from the refuge: Mountaineering: The Râteau , the Pic de la Grave
Hiking: Col des Ruillans, Brêche Pacave
Fishing in Lake Puy Vachier

In winter, the refuge is accessible only on skis (skiing, snowboarding, telemark ...). The snow is not groomed, trails are not marked, and that's precisely what attracts true mountain lovers.
During winter, the last ascent with the Cable car of les Glaciers de La Meije is offered if you buy a ski pass for the next day!

*In winter : Freeride / Backcountry Skiing / Mountaineering

Welcome: Attention during Winter opening and closing dates are subject to change due to weather conditions. It is highly recommended to call before boarding and being accompanied by a mountain guide or a French Ski Instructor.

En bref

English - French - Italian

Pets welcome


  • Terrace
  • Sustainable development
  • Restaurant
  • Outhouse
  • Soal hot water
  • Waste management
  • Photovoltaic panel
  • Rain water collectors
  • Cheese fondue set
  • Board games


  • Pets welcome
  • Independently Managed
  • Full-board
  • Breakfast
  • Half-board
  • Restaurant
  • Guarded refuge in winter


  • Fireplace / Wood burning stove
  • Bunk beds
  • Shower
  • Family bedroom


  • Capacité totale : 39 personne(s)
  • Number of rooms: 6
  • 39 personne(s) maximum



From 11/06 to 11/09, daily.

From 17/12 to 23/04, every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Night: from 20 €
Bed and breakfast: 30 €
Breakfast: 10 €
Dinner: 20 €
Half board (pp): 50 €
Half-board (child): 35 € (Children under 12 years).

Free entry for children < 3 years.

Lunch: 12 - 20 €

Summer: Return trip + 2400m half board € 55 for adults and 35€ for children.

Tourist tax included.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash


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