Le Refuge des Aiguilles d'Arves

Le Refuge des Aiguilles d'Arves

  • Distance 9km
  • Altitude maximum 2260m
  • Altitude minimum n/c
  • Marche 03h30
  • Dénivelé positif 570m
  • Dénivelé négatif 570m
  • Commune de départ Valloire
  • Nature du terrain Non adapté aux poussettes / Rocher / Terre


The end point of this hike is the arrival at the Aiguilles d'Arves refuge which allows you to spend a convivial moment.

The Aiguilles d'Arves refuge is based at an altitude of 2260m and can accommodate up to 39 people under its roof.

On this hike, you'll discover magnificent flora and fauna.
Chamois and marmots can be spotted.

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Guidebook with maps/step-by-step

Start from the parking lot below the Bonnenuit altiport (D902). 1 - Take the forest path leading to the Chalets des Aiguilles d'Arves. 2 - Continue to the refuge (altitude 2260m). Vertiginous passage at "Mauvais pas", just before arriving at the refuge. 3 - Descend by the same route.



- Find out about the weather conditions before your departure.

- Prefer a departure in the morning so as not to be surprised by the night and let someone know if you are leaving alone.

- The routes you take are your own responsibility.

- It is necessary to choose a route adapted to your physical and technical capacity. If in doubt, do not hesitate to contact mountain professionals.

- Be properly equipped to practice hiking in complete safety and deal with the vagaries of the weather.

- This hike is done in summer when there is no more snow.

- Passing through a scree just before arriving at the refuge.

Le Refuge des Aiguilles d'Arves