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Evettes Refuge

Bonneval-sur-Arc
Refuge des Evettes in Bonneval sur Arc - A.Monperrus
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  • Refuge des Evettes - Refuge des Evettes

Easy walk with children to the refuge, in direction of 2 fabulous glacial lakes. Marmots are easy to see. The refuge has a room permanently open in winter with 16 places.

Description

Avoid the gorges of the Reculaz in wet weather, when descending, with children under 12 years old, or people who are not used to hiking, or anyone prone to vertigo.

Equipment

  • Off-limits room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Dry toilets
  • Waste management
  • Photovoltaic panel

Complementary welcome

Traditional mountain refuge food, cold cuts, cheese, hot dish, wild blueberry pie.

Comfort

  • Baby equipment
  • Common sanitary facilities
  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Bunk beds
  • Wood at disposal
  • Kitchen area

Environments

  • In the mountains

Rates

Du 10/09/2022 au 02/03/2023
Nuitée : 8 € (à régler dans le tronc ou par chèque au CAF de Lyon).

Du 03/03 au 01/05/2023
Nuitée : de 10,75 à 21,50 € (< Guides, AMM, BE escalade, gardien)
Nuitée enfant : de 11,85 à 17,20 €
Nuitée membre CAF : de 5,40 à 10,75 €
Petit-déjeuner : à partir de 8 €
Pique-nique à emporter : à partir de 10 €
Souper : à partir de 22 €.

Du 02/05 au 23/06/2023
Nuitée : 8 € (à régler dans le tronc ou par chèque au CAF de Lyon).

Du 24/06 au 09/09/2023
Nuitée : de 11 à 22 € (< Guides, AMM, BE escalade, gardien)
Nuitée enfant : de 12,10 à 17,60 €
Nuitée membre CAF : de 5,50 à 11 €
Petit-déjeuner : à partir de 8 €
Pique-nique à emporter : à partir de 10 €
Souper : à partir de 22 €.

Gratuit pour les moins de 8 ans.
Tarif enfant accordé aux 8 - 17 ans.
Tarif groupe à partir de 9 personnes.

Voir tous les tarifs et réductions sur : http://refugedesevettes.ffcam.fr/tarifs.html
Hors gardiennage, tarif unique de 8 € à régler dans le tronc ou par chèque au CAF de Lyon.

Taxe de séjour non incluse.

Methods of payment

  • Check
  • Classic Holiday Cheque
  • Species

Good plans

Half day hike : Departure from the refuge towards the foot of the glacier, 3h round trip + descent to Ecot (1h30), 100m difference in altitude. Great variety of rare flowers + genepy. Passage by the Reculaz waterfall with a passage on a Roman bridge.
Day hike : Departure from the refuge, climb to the foot of the Grand Néant glacier, 300 to 400m of ascent. Large glacial lake (which originates in the glacier (Icebergs). Possibility to see marmots and ibexes.

Opening period

From 01/03 to 01/05/2024, daily.
Reservations required for lunch.

From 02/05 to 23/06/2024, daily.
Open on weekends in May by prior arrangement.
Winter refuge open and unguarded.

From 24/06 to 08/09/2024, daily.
Guarded refuge.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Adapted tourism

  • Not wheelchair accessible

Location

Road access : Bonneval sur Arc (1800 m).
Modane - Val Cenis - Bonneval sur Arc. For all the races which leave towards Lécot, the mountain road is cleared of snow only from May.
Itinerary :
From Bonneval, reach the hammeau de l'Ecot 4 km by car. At the hammeau, go up the slopes on your right, going around the cliffs. At the Evettes pass, enjoy the view and then head north to the refuge (5 mn).
Difference in altitude : 600m, walking time : 1h30 - 2h. Possibility to go up with snowshoes and ski touring. Possibility to go up by the path to John (Réculaz), more difficult path (vertiginous) with 2 handrails on 50 m.
Coach parking at Bonneval/Arc.

Additional reservation

Measures related to the current situation have been put in place to ensure your safety and that of our teams. Before going to a refuge, please check the websites of the refuges or directly with the wardens to know the best practices to keep in mind to have a safe stay. Reservations are mandatory if you wish to spend the night in the refuge.

Animals

Animals accepted : No

Tips and suggestions

  • Half day hike : Departure from the refuge towards the foot of the glacier, 3h round trip + descent to Ecot (1h30), 100m difference in altitude. Great variety of rare flowers + genepy. Passage by the Reculaz waterfall with a passage on a Roman bridge.
    Day hike : Departure from the refuge, climb to the foot of the Grand Néant glacier, 300 to 400m of ascent. Large glacial lake (which originates in the glacier (Icebergs). Possibility to see marmots and ibexes.

Evettes Refuge
Cirque des Evettes 73480 Bonneval-sur-Arc
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