The word "Châtelleret" means "small castle". This large stone house was built on the very place where Pierre Gaspard bivouacked the night before he conquered La Meije. The hut nestles at the heart of the Vallon des Etançons and is surrounded by breathtaking rugged and unspoilt landscapes.
Refuge du Châtelleret
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Description

Easily accessible.

The Vallon of Etançons is a mecca of ski touring. From discovery to more alpine circuits, everyone will be happy.
Departure in Star from the refuge or in transit with different raids of Tour de la Meije, the guardian of refuge will accompany you in your journey. With snowshoes, hikers will also enjoy the valley on a day or spend the night in the mountains.
Snacks served all day.
Home-made desserts and speciality dishes with prior booking.

Tips

Tartiflette (speciality cheese-and-potato dish) with prior booking.

Equipement(s)

  1. Terrace
  2. Defibrillator
  3. Photovoltaic panel
  4. Sustainable development

Service(s)

  1. Breakfast
  2. Half-board
  3. Restaurant
  4. Picnic hampers
  5. Independently Managed

Oppening

From 18/03 to 14/05, daily.

From 15/05 to 09/06, daily.

From 10/06 to 17/09, daily.

From 18/09 to 17/03, daily.

Prices

From 18/03 to 14/05/2017
Night: 19.80 €
Child rate per night (8-17 years): 10.90 €
Breakfast: 7 €
Dinner: 16.50 €
Half board (pp): 43.10 €.

From 10/06 to 17/09/2017
Night: 19.80 €
Child rate per night (8-17 years): 10.90 €
Breakfast: 7 €
Dinner: 16.50 €
Half board (pp): 43.10 €.
Free entry for children < 8 years.
Group rate available for > 9 people.

Tariff and discounts available at http://refugechatelleret.ffcam.fr/tarifs.html
Heating fee in addition winter.

Payment Methods

  1. Cheque
  2. Chèques Vacances
  3. Cash

Location

An easy path leads to the hut in about 2 hrs and then continues towards Refuge du Promontoire. The starting point for many mountaineering routes such as: Col and Tête du Replat, Pic Nord des Cavales. Located inside the park; dogs are NOT permitted, even if they are on leash.