Mountain refuge "Amis de la nature de Thonon et du Chablais"

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Mountain refuge "Amis de la nature de Thonon et du Chablais"

Ubine
Vacheresse
Mountain refuge

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From 01/01 to 14/06, daily. From 15/06 to 15/09, daily. From 16/09 to 31/12, daily.

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The chalet is accessible in winter on foot, snowshoes and skis in 2 to 3 hours depending on the snow conditions, from the departure point at La Revenette, located about 1km from the village of Vacheresse.
The keys are to be picked up at the café de la Mairie in Vacheresse Mrs Tagand Isabelle : 0450731418.

Warning: this route is subject to the conditions encountered in the mid-mountain region and should only be undertaken with full knowledge of the facts (snow cover can be very heavy and conditions difficult in bad weather).

Numerous walks in the mountain pastures and mountain hikes from the refuge:
Pointe d'Autigny, Mont Jorat, Mont Chauffé, Col d'Ubine, Pointe de Lachau, Pas de la Bosse, Cornettes de Bise, mountain bike trails, visits to the Abondance Valley and its villages. The Swiss border is about 20 kms away.

44 places in summer divided into 2 dormitories + 3 rooms of 8 places.
In winter, only the 2 upstairs dormitories are open for a total capacity of 20 places. Mattresses and blankets provided. Sleeping bag and sheet recommended. The refuge is equipped with a wood-burning stove and propane cooker, cold water at the sink and hot water during the guarding period.

Common room: 32 people

Solar lighting. Torches are essential in winter.

Sanitary facilities: 1 outside toilet in all seasons, 1 inside toilet only in summer. Washbasins and showers. Hot water in summer.

Food: On site milk at the dairy during the summer.

Grocery shop in Vacheresse, parking in front of the town hall.

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Conmfort Kitchen - kitchenette
Équipment Shared plumbing/Composting toilet/Waste management/Photovoltaic panel
Services No pets allowed
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