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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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    Lunch and dinner inside and outside

    Reminder: for groups formed there will be no distancing for meals and sleeping

    Following government directives:
    Reservation is required
    You need your own sleeping bag, pillowcase and indoor shoes
    A personal health kit: hydro-alcoholic gel and mask.
    All users must accept and sign the individual commitment charter for a mountain stay See the hiker charter
    Group leaders must provide us with the contact details of each participant

    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: 17 €
    Half board (pp): 47 to 75 €.

    Free entry for children < 5 years.

    Methods of payment accepted : Cash, Chèques Vacances, Check, Bank/credit card


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French

    Catering: Fondant with chestnut cream, stuffing.


    From 18/06 to 18/09/2022.

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

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    Information update on 21/05/2022 by Haut-Giffre Tourisme