Refuge de Loriaz

Refuge de Loriaz

- Altitude: 2020 m - Capacity: 45 People
Opening period: Summer opening , from 15 June 2019 to 15 October 2019
Winter opening , from 15 December 2019 to 2nd April 2020

Availability and online booking

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At an altitude of 2020 m this former alpine pasture chalet in the heart of the Aiguilles Rouges offers an exceptional panoramic view of the famous Aiguille Verte and Mont Blanc massif.
The route to the refuge is rich in a wide diversity of wildlife and, having arrived, you can relax and enjoy a drink, a meal or spend a comfortable night.


"Accessible in the summer from the villages of Buet and Vallorcine, allow for a hike of approximately 2 hours (total climb of 600 m), along a broad forest path before reaching the alpine pasture and refuge.
You can also reach the refuge from the Swiss border village of Le Chatelard, via Barberine and the Passet Pass (4 hr hike).
Only accessible in the winter from the village of Buet using snowshoes or cross-country skis. Allow for a climb of 2 to 3 hours."


Prices 2019

Half-Board for adults = 42 €
Half-Board for children = 37 €

Reduced rate for groups of at least 10 people

Additional information

Dogs are allowed on the alpine pasture. They must be kept on a lead at all times.
Dogs are not allowed in the dormitories.
We only accept payment by cheque and cash (euros) at the refuge.
The refuge is accessible by mountain bike.
242 Chemin de la Chenalette 74310 LES HOUCHES
Tel. (during the season): 0033 (0)4 50 18 04 91
Tel. (Mobile): 0033 (0)6 52 53 69 73
Latitude: 46.039082999999998
Longitude: 6.9132170000000004


Half Board, Picnic, Upon reservation, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Hot water for Thermos

Services offered

Weather information, Electricity (220v)


Bar, Terrace, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English, Spanish


Animals welcome

Payment methods

Bank Cheque, Cash
Communauté de Communes Pays du Mont-Blanc
Vallée de Chamonix Mont-Blanc
Espace Mont-Blanc
Les Houches Mont-Blanc
L'assemblée des Pays de Savoie
Vallorcine Mont-Blanc
Les Contamines
Passy Mont-Blanc
Saint Gervais
Servoz  Mont-Blanc
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Creation: Alliance Réseaux