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.
Descriptif 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.
- Independentally owned
- Mountain chalet
- Sustainable development
- Soal hot water
- Waste management
- Photovoltaic panel
- Rain water collectors
- Cheese fondue set
- Board games
- Pets welcome
- Independently Managed
- Picnic hampers
- Guarded refuge in winter
- Fireplace / Wood burning stove
- Bunk beds
- Family bedroom
- Not accessible in a wheelchair
- Total capacity: 39
- Number of rooms: 6
- 39 people maximum
From 01/07 to 13/09, daily.
From 23/12 to 29/04, daily.
|Night (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€20|
|Bed and breakfast (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€30|
|Breakfast (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€10|
|Dinner (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€20|
|Half board (pp) (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€50|
|Half-board (child) (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€35|
|Picnic to take away (from 23/12/2019 to 29/04/2020)||€10|
|Night (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€20|
|Bed and breakfast (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€30|
|Breakfast (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€10|
|Dinner (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€20|
|Half board (pp) (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€50|
|Half-board (child) (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€35|
|Picnic to take away (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020)||€10|
Lunch: 12 - 20 €
Summer: Return trip + 2400m half board € 55 for adults and 35€ for children
City tax included: OUI
Means of payment
- Bank/credit card
- Chèques Vacances
Located 3 km far from Villar d'Arene
Summer walking from the middle station of the cable car of Les Glaciers de la Meije (about 1 hour walk) or from the village of La Grave ( about 3 hours walk )
Access during Winter, by ski from the upper arrival station of the cable car or by ski touring , starting from the village of La Grave.