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.
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.
- Coach parking
- Waste management
- Photovoltaic panel
Catering: Fondant with chestnut cream, stuffing.
- Mountain location
Night: 70 €
Half board (pp): 50 €
Half-board (child): 37 €.
Free entry for children < 5 years.
- Bank/credit card
- Travellers Cheque
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).
From 17/06 to 16/09/2023.
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.
- IGN maps: 3530 ET - 3630 OT
Pets allowed : No