Situated at 3450 m above the Romanche valley, The Refuge de l'Aigle (Eagle refuge) is attached to the Eagle Rock, in one of the most extraordinary sites in Oisans, near the North face of La Meije mountain.
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (1)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (2)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (3)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (4)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (5)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (6)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (7)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (8)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (9)
Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM) (10)

Description

At the heart of the Ecrins National Park, in the municipality of La Grave, at 3450m altitude, "the Eagle Mountain Hut" is owned for over a century club of legendary shelters.

The Eagle is one of the oldest mountain hut built by the French Federation of Alpine Clubs and Mountain (FFCAM) and managed by the French Alpine Club of Briançon.

It holds a unique place in the history of French mountaineering and reminds to insiders and passionate climbers, that Pierre Gaspard, achieve the summit of La Meije and its edges in 1877.

A night at the Eagle is synonymous with a powerful and moving experience.

Equipement(s)

  1. Waste management
  2. Sustainable development

Service(s)

  1. Restaurant

Conmfort(s)

  1. Bunk beds
  2. kitchen corner

Oppening periods

From 30/03 to 23/09, daily.

From 24/09 to 29/03, daily.

Prices

From 24/09/2018 to 29/03/2019
Night: from 29 €
Child rate per night : from 15.95 €
CAF member rate per night: from 14.50 €
Breakfast: from 7 € (Breakfast is offered to under 25 years old people)
Dinner: from 20 €
Half board (pp): from 27 € (Breakfast is offered to under 25 years old, so €20 half board for people under 25 years).

From 30/03 to 23/09/2019
Night: from 29 €
Child rate per night : from 15.95 €
CAF member rate per night: from 14.50 €
Breakfast: from 7 € (Breakfast is offered to under 25 years old people)
Dinner: from 20 €
Half board (pp): from 27 € (Breakfast is offered to under 25 years old, so €20 half board for people under 25 years).

Free entry for children < 8 years.
Child entry valid for 8 - 17 years.
Group rate available for > 9 people.

Half board (dinner and breakfast) costs 27 € (breakfast for under 25s) The dinners and breakfasts are "at will" and made with as much fresh produce as possible!

Drinks:
Bottle of water (1,5L): 4 €
Cans of soda (33cl): 3,50 €
Beers in 50cl: 6 €
small coffee: 1,50 €
great coffee, tea and hot chocolate: 3 €
Bottle of Clairette de Die: 15 €
Wine: € 3 (25cl), € 6 (50cl) and € 12 (1l)

Lunch snacks :
Salty pancakes (egg, emmental and salad): 10 €
Salted pancake simple : 8 €
Sweet pancake: 6 €
Omelettes complete (with salad): 10 €
Single omelette: 8 €
Soup: 6 €
Dessert of the day: 6 €.

Payment Methods

  1. Chèques Vacances
  2. Cash

Location

Train to Grenoble or Briancon, then by bus to Villar d'Arene. Bus information line: www.info-ler.fr, Tel: 0821202203 The refuge is accessible only to mountaineers by its length (1800 m elevation, 5:30 to 6 hours walking up ) and difficulties (glacial and rocky passages) such access constitutes in itself an F. mountain running difficulty .

Mountain Hut “de L’Aigle” (FFCAM)
La Grave