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Located in the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval nature reserve, this refuge is accessible in 3-4 hours of walking from the Fer-à-Cheval cirque.
Comfortable and ideally located for hiking or stopping off on various alpine and wild circuits.
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Summits: Grand Mont Ruan - Western Dents Blanches - Les Avoudrues - La Pointe Rousse des Chambres Day hike: - The lake (2001 m), 30 minutes away, at the foot of the Dents Blanches: great panorama of the peak of Tenneverge. - The Sageroux pass (2395 m) and the Ottans pass (2500 m): 2h30, border ridge with Switzerland: remarkable view of the Dents du Midi. - The little Ruan (2847 m). - Pointe de Bellegarde (2514 m): 2h30. Races : Alpine and more technical hike (requiring adapted equipment): Le Grand Mont Ruan (3057m): 4h. Les Avoudrues (2666m) via the Pointe de Bellegarde. La pointe rousse des Chambres (2660m) via Pas à l'Ours and Vogealette, over 1 or 2 days via the Folly refuge (for experienced hikers).
The tour of the Dents Blanches is a challenging route in the wilderness, suitable for expert walkers who know how to find their bearings in the mountains: several of the technical sections are more like high-mountain hiking.
This stage has a high-mountain character, with equipped passages and magnificent panoramic views: Cirque du Bout du Monde, Pointe Rousse, Lad de la Vogealle, the Dents Blanches, the Pointe de Bostan.
A unique area with impressive rock faces, cliffs 2000 metres high, and hiking trails past numerous waterfalls.