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  • Skiing: Les Écuries de Charamillon can be easily reached from the red "Écuries" slope, at the arrival point of the Autannes chairlift or the Arve drag lift.
  • Ski Touring: Join us via the marked ski touring route (not maintained or secured) starting from the village of Le Tour.
    D+: 488 meters – Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
    More information on the route here: [Link to ski touring
    From the refuge, you can access several ski touring and off-piste routes.
  • Snowshoeing: Access is possible from the village of Le Tour (D+: 488 meters –
    1 hour and 30 minutes) or the Charamillon cable car (10 minutes walk).


  • Tour du Mont Blanc: Les Écuries de Charamillon is located on the TMB variant "Col de
    Balme – Chalet de Charamillon – Le Tour – Montroc – Tré-le-Champ." Find more information about the Tour du Mont Blanc on the official website: [Link to TMB
  • Tour du Pays du Mont Blanc: The refuge is situated on the Tour du Pays du Mont Blanc route. Find more information here: [Link to Pays du Mont Blanc website (
  • Day Hikes: Col de Balme, Aiguillettes des Posettes, Albert 1er Refuge, Alpages de Balme loop, Croix de Fer, Lac de Catogne, and more.
Inform yourself about mountain conditions! Don't overestimate your abilities, and ensure that the itinerary chosen matches your level (vertical gain, technical difficulty, duration, etc.).

If in doubt, feel free to call us or contact the l’Office de Haute Montagne