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Goleon Mountain Hut

Refuge in La Grave

  • New: opening of the refuge during the winter season (February-March) for ski touring and snowshoeing. Blueberry will be waiting for you
    high !

  • The babysitters Myrtille and Lucile welcome you to the summer with their big smile at the refuge, located near the beautiful Lac du Goléon, facing the
    Meije.
    Guy welcome you on reservation during off-season periods.


    Nestled in the valley of Goléon, near the lake (200 meters) and facing the Meije, refuge Goleon welcomes you in a
    exceptional setting. Of stone and wood, this building, built in 2009 by its owner (Guy Berthet) seduce you
    by its rustic beauty.
    The place is ideal to spend...
    The babysitters Myrtille and Lucile welcome you to the summer with their big smile at the refuge, located near the beautiful Lac du Goléon, facing the
    Meije.
    Guy welcome you on reservation during off-season periods.


    Nestled in the valley of Goléon, near the lake (200 meters) and facing the Meije, refuge Goleon welcomes you in a
    exceptional setting. Of stone and wood, this building, built in 2009 by its owner (Guy Berthet) seduce you
    by its rustic beauty.
    The place is ideal to spend a night with family or friends in a warm and authentic mountain refuge.
    Drinks and lunch at the card, half-board or choice of evening meals, breakfast, overnight (reservation required).
    So that your taste buds have a good time, we work as much as possible with organic products and
    local.
    Fishing (in authorized period): in Lake Goléon. The lake is fermented by the departmental federation in Faroese trout and
    fountain salmon. The lake is classified in 1st category. Fishing will be open from the 3rd Saturday of June until the 2nd Sunday of October.
    Sale of daily fishing cards at La Grave (Tourist Office) or at Villar d'Arène (Le Vannoir bar)
    Mountaineering races from the refuge: need the right equipment!
    Needle of Goléon (3472m): Easy Race - 3H30
    Southern Needle of Arve (3514m): Course D - 4 to 5 hours
    Hiking from the refuge:
    Glacier du Goléon (3000m): 4h30 AR
    Lombard Pass (3092m): 5h AR
    Crux of the Needles (2589m): 1h15 AR
    Col du Goléon (2973m): 2h30 AR
    Other hiking ideas on the site of the "ways before"
    Friends bivouaceurs, you have the opportunity to take the evening meal and / or breakfast with us!
    Thank you to inform us in advance so that we can organize.
    Additional info
    Access to the refuge : From La Grave go to the hamlet of Les Hières then walk to the hamlet of Valfroide. Take the marked trail that goes up the valley and gives direct access to the lake and refuge. 1h to 1h30 min walk.
Services
  • Accessibility

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Activities

    • Fishing
    • Hike on foot
    • Climbing sports
    • Mountain biking
    • Mountain Climbing
    • Snow shoes
    • Ski
    • Cycle sports
    • Water sports
    • Winter sports
    • Pedestrian sports
    • Trail
  • Amenities

    • Baby equipment
    • Fireplace / Wood burning stove
    • Bunk beds
  • Equipment

    • Bar
    • Terrace
    • Sustainable development
    • Restaurant
    • Outhouse
    • Soal hot water
    • Waste management
    • Photovoltaic panel
    • Board games
  • Services

    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
    • Picnic hampers
    • Guarded refuge in winter
    • Beds made on arrival
    • Pets welcome
      • Les chiens doivent être autonome la nuit (pas besoin de dormir avec leur propriétaire) car ils dorment dans le sas d'entrée (dortoirs intérdits aux animaux) . L'été nous avons des poules, ils doivent donc être sous la surveillance de leur propriétaire autour du refuge.
    • Breakfast
    • Bivouac
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates

    + € 2 heating tax in the winter period


    Preferential rates for guides and AMM in activity.
Openings

Openings

  • From June 19, 2021 until September 12, 2021
    Opened Everyday
    * Le Refuge du Goléon est ouvert en continu durant les périodes de gardiennage (été et hiver). Hors saison le bâtiment ne possède pas de refuge non gardé, il est donc totalement fermé !
  • * Subject to snow conditions
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