This Vanoise National Park mountain hut is located right below the famous Vanoise glaciers. The starting point for climbing the Dôme de Chasseforêt, the hut welcomes mountaineers, hikers on the loop trail circumnavigating the glaciers, and families who would like to spend the night in a typical mountain hut.


During the full-service period when the hut manager is present: there is an area available offering the option to prepare your own meals. During the self-service period when the hut manager is absent, the hut is open and offers: a dormitory, covers, means for heating, a stove and dishes.

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Period of opening

From 01/01 to 14/06/2024, daily.
Unstaffed hut.

From 15/06 to 14/09/2024, daily.
Staffed hut.

From 15/09 to 31/12/2024, daily.
Unstaffed hut.


  • Wood available
  • kitchen corner
  • Pay shower

Equipment & services

  • Covered picnic area
  • Sustainable development
  • Restaurant
  • Photovoltaic panel
  • Breakfast
  • Bivouac
  • Half-board
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic hampers


From 01/01 to 14/06/2024
Night: 5 to 12 €.

From 15/06 to 14/09/2024
Half board (pp): 24 to 54 €.

From 15/09 to 31/12/2024
Night: 5 to 12 €.

Reduced rates for young children, kids under 18 years of age, and students (with valid identification).

Languages ​​spoken

  • English English
  • Spanish Spanish
  • French French

Bons plans

Surrounding summits: Dôme de Chasseforêt (3586m) in 3hrs 30min - Dôme des Sonnailles (3361m) in 2hrs 30min.
Day hikes: starting in Pralognan from Prioux (2hrs 30 min, easy) or the Pas de l'âne (3hrs 30min). Starting from the hamlet of Les Fontanettes via the Grand Marchet (4hrs 30min). 2 beautiful lakes, ruins of from an old hut, and 360° views make this particular trail well worth the effort.
Circumnavigating the Vanoise Glaciers (a 6-day thru-hike variation).


Non accepted


Total capacity : 44


Closest village or resort: Pralognan-la-Vanoise.
Hiking time from the closest parking lot (Bus parking available): the hamlet of Prioux, 2hrs 30min walk.

Let's go

Practical information

73710 Pralognan-la-Vanoise
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