Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves - Les Sybelles

For an evening with friends or family, a sports trip, a company seminar or a gourmet break, we are delighted to welcome you at an altitude of 2,430m in a spectacular setting!


You are in a high mountain off-piste area.
Access by ski touring or snowshoes from Saint Sorlin d'Arves.
Access via the ski lifts with a lift pass for the refuge.

You are entering the land of the marmots! Look up to see the large birds of prey (eagles, vultures).
Easy access on foot in 2 hours from the Col de la Croix de Fer.
Access by mountain bike. Bikes can be recharged at the refuge.

Capacity during the guard stage: 70 spaces. 10 dormitories with 4 to 10 spaces.

Continuous catering during the guard stage. Generous Savoyard cuisine with mostly local and/or organic products.

Personalised welcome on site by the refuge guards.

Entertainment summer 2023:
- Introduction to watercolour with Marie Degryse (watercolourist, illustrator).

- Course of culinary hikes with Valérie (mid-mountain guide of the Saint Sorlin BMA).

- Free concerts.

Period of opening

From 15/04 to 07/06/2024, daily.

From 08/06 to 30/09/2024, daily.

From 27/12/2024 to 04/01/2025, daily.

Additional welcome

Permanent restoration: specialties, pancakes and pies.

Personalized welcome on site by the caretakers.


  • No-smoking
  • Shared WC
  • Fireplace / Wood burning stove
  • Bunk beds
  • Hand wash basins with hot water
  • Hand wash basins
  • Duvet
  • Towel included

Equipment & services

  • Covered picnic area
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Sustainable development
  • Restaurant
  • Waste management
  • Board games
  • Charging station for 2 electric wheels
  • Independently Managed
  • Full-board
  • Breakfast
  • Booking obligatory
  • Bedlinen hire
  • Bivouac
  • Half-board
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic hampers
  • Guarded refuge in winter
  • Refuge guarded in winter by reservation only
  • Running water
  • Drinking water
  • Available for private hire


From 08/06 to 30/09/2024
Night: 0 to 25 €.

From 27/12/2024 to 04/01/2025
Night: 0 to 25 €.

Free entry for children < 2 years.
Group rate available for > 9 people.

On-call period :
Overnight stay: from €0 to €25
Overnight stay for children: from €0 to €20
Take-away picnic: €11
Half-board (dinner + breakfast) Adult: €33
Child (under 13): €27

Unattended period :
Overnight stay: €12
Overnight stay for CAF members: €8

See our website:
Tourist tax not included.
Winter/spring wood tax: €1.00
Electricity tax: €0.50.

Tax not included.

Languages ​​spoken

  • English English
  • French French
  • Italian Italian

Bons plans

Possibility of recharging your mountain bike batteries at the refuge.
Numerous hikes:
1/2 day :
-Aiguille de la Leisse - 2h30 - viewpoint on the Grandmaison dam.
Day hike :
- From the refuge to the foot of the St Sorlin glacier along the magnificent lakes.
- Cîme de la Valette - view of the Oisans.


Non accepted

Under the terrace.


Total capacity : 70

Number of accommodation for four people : 1

Nombre d'hébergements six personnes : 4


Nearest village or resort : St Sorlin d'Arves
Walking time from the nearest parking lot: 2 hours.
Ascent from the nearest car park: 370m
Access possible and authorized in 4x4 for the rescue
Possible access by trail: By mountain bike, snowshoes, cross-country and downhill skiing and by joëlette.
Disabled access, reduced mobility.
Coach parking in St Sorlin.
Food supply in the village.

Let's go

Practical information

Les Sybelles
73530 Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves
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