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Grenairon mountain refuge

Enjoy 360° panoramic views of Mont Buet, the valley of Anterne and the majestic Fiz mountain range with Mont Blanc in the background. The villages of Samoëns and Sixt and the Giffre Valley can be seen below.

Refuge Grenairon mountain refuge Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval


Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74740)
Animals not allowed

It is a stage on itinerant tours or summits (Tour des Fiz, tour du Ruan, Mont Buet, Cheval Blanc, ...).
With family or friends, the Grenairon refuge is accessible to everyone, for the day or for an evening.
After the effort comes comfort! The caretakers offer you a menu of homemade dishes and desserts to perk you up.
To discover: La Chèvrerie de l'Alpage du Grenairon offers these cheeses made on site.

The refuge has a room open in winter.

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    Summits: Le Mont Buet (3100m above sea level / 4h30 / 1150m drop) - Le Cheval Blanc (2831m above sea level / 4h / 900m drop)
    Day hike: Les Frêtes du Grenier (1h / 400m drop), Mont Buet, Cheval Blanc, map of Lake Buet (2543m altitude / 2h30 / 600m drop), La Cathédrale (2531m altitude / 1h30 / 550m of altitude difference).


    Night: 70 € (Half-board in a Geodesic Dome "Head in the stars)
    Picnic to take away: 15 €
    Half board (pp): 50 €
    Half-board (child): 37 €.

    Free entry for children < 5 years.

    Sheet rental: €4
    Shower: €3.50.

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Cash, Travellers Cheque


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French

    Catering: Fondant with chestnut cream, stuffing.


    From 15/06 to 15/09/2024.

    • Bivouac
    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
    • Picnic hampers
    • Restaurant
    • Coach parking
    • Car park
    • Terrace
    • Sustainable development
    • Waste management
    • Photovoltaic panel
    • Shower


    Total capacity of the units of accommodations : 60

    Number of bedrooms, apprtments or house 2 persons : 2

    Dormitories numer +10 persons : 5

    Types of accommodations : Mountain chalet, Old building


    Grenairon 74740 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

    Closest village or station: Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval - Salvagny
    Walking time from the nearest car park: 3 hours of walking
    Access possible and authorized by 4x4
    Access possible by footpath: Departure from the Nant Sec bridge car park. Take the path on the left of the car park, after a slightly steep start, follow the path on your right which runs along the Nant Sec torrent. The path crosses a first torrent, joins an intersection (sign altitude 1400m). Continue on the right towards the Grenairon refuge.
    Coach parking.
    - IGN maps: 3530 ET - 3630 OT

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair

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    Information update on 28/05/2024 by Haut-Giffre Tourisme