Refuge de l’Etendard











For an evening with friends or family, a sports trip, a company seminar or a gourmet break, we are delighted to welcome you at an altitude of 2,430m in a spectacular setting!

About : Refuge de l’Etendard

You are in a high mountain off-piste area.
Access by ski touring or snowshoes from Saint Sorlin d'Arves.
Access via the ski lifts with a lift pass for the refuge.

You are entering the land of the marmots! Look up to see the large birds of prey (eagles, vultures).
Easy access on foot in 2 hours from the Col de la Croix de Fer.
Access by mountain bike. Bikes can be recharged at the refuge.

Capacity during the guard stage: 70 spaces. 10 dormitories with 4 to 10 spaces.

Continuous catering during the guard stage. Generous Savoyard cuisine with mostly local and/or organic products.

Personalised welcome on site by the refuge guards.

Entertainment summer 2023:
- Introduction to watercolour with Marie Degryse (watercolourist, illustrator).

- Course of culinary hikes with Valérie (mid-mountain guide of the Saint Sorlin BMA).

- Free concerts.

Welcome: Permanent restoration: specialties, pancakes and pies.

Personalized welcome on site by the caretakers.

Map and GPX marking

Refuge de l’Etendard

Getting There


  • Covered picnic area
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Sustainable development
  • Restaurant
  • Waste management
  • Board games
  • Charging station for 2 electric wheels


  • Independently Managed
  • Full-board
  • Breakfast
  • Booking obligatory
  • Bedlinen hire
  • Bivouac
  • Half-board
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic hampers
  • Guarded refuge in winter
  • Refuge guarded in winter by reservation only
  • Running water
  • Drinking water
  • Available for private hire


  • No-smoking
  • Shared WC
  • Fireplace / Wood burning stove
  • Bunk beds
  • Hand wash basins with hot water
  • Hand wash basins
  • Duvet
  • Towel included


  • Capacité totale : 70 personne(s)
  • 9 personne(s) maximum
  • 9 personne(s) minimum


From 10/02 to 14/04/2024, daily.

From 15/04 to 07/06/2024, daily.

From 08/06 to 30/09/2024, daily.


Night: 0 to 25 €.

Free entry for children < 2 years.
Group rate available for > 9 people.

Guarded period :
Overnight stay: from 0 to 25 €.
Overnight stay for children: from 0 to 20 €.

Breakfast: 10 € (discount for children under 18)
Dinner: from 16 to 22 € (discount for children under 18)
Picnic to take away : 10 € (discount for children under 18)

Unattended period :
Overnight stay: 12 €.
Overnight stay for CAF members: 8 €.

See our website :

Tax not included.

Means of payment

  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash

Pets welcome

Under the terrace.