If you hike in Beaufortain, this refuge is one of the must-see places. Located on the shores of Lake Presset, it is surrounded by the Pierra Menta - a mythical summit for ski mountaineering - the Aiguille de la Nova and the Pointe Presset.

MOUNTAINEERING: Pierra Menta - Pointe de Presset - Aiguille de la Nova - Aiguille du Grand Fond - Le Roignais
HIKING: Tour du Beaufortain - GR5
SKI: Tour du Beaufortain - Mont Rosset - Combe de la Nova - Col de la Charbonnière

Free information :
Raw vegetables, carbonara, local cheese (Beaufort), chocolate pears.

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Suggested itineraries: Col des Grands Fonds - Mont Rosset. Hikes over several days: Plan de la Lai - Combe de la Nova - Refuge de Presset (2 days).

COVID 19 special provisions
IMPORTANT: Measures related to the current situation have been put in place to ensure your safety and that of our teams. Before going to the refuge, please check the shelters' websites (https://refugedepresset.ffcam.fr/covid19.html) or directly from the caretakers to find out the best practices to remember for a safe stay. . Reservations are MANDATORY if you wish to spend the night at the refuge.

Ranking & labels

  • French Alpine Club
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Capacity

  • Total capacity: 30
  • 5 dormitory (s)

Opening hours

From May 02 to June 04
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From June 05 to September 25
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From September 26 to March 31
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open
From 02/05 to 04/06, daily.
Unguarded refuge. Winter refuge open.

From 05/06 to 25/09, daily.
Guarded refuge. Reservation required (covid-19).

From 26/09 to 31/03, daily.
Unguarded refuge. Winter refuge open.

Dates to be confirmed.

Prices

Type Price
overnight 8 € - 12 €
overnight 13 € - 26 €
Child night 14,30 € - 20,80 €
CAF member night 6,50 € - 13 €

During unguarded periods (until June 12, 2020 inclusive), the price is 12 euros per person OR 8 euros for FFCAM members in the trunk or by check at the Chambéry CAF.

See all the rates during guarded periods and reductions on: http://refugedepresset.ffcam.fr/tarifs.html

Payment method

  • Check
  • Vacation check
  • cash
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Equipments and Services

Equipments

  • Picnic room
  • Sustainable development equipment
  • Dry toilets
  • Solar panel
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Services

  • Restauration
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comforts

  • Bunk beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Paying showers
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Presset lake.

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