Dents-du-Midi - Lever de soleil
Refuge de Bonavau

Refuge de Bonavau (1550 m)

Christine Jouglas

Mobile: +41 79 205 50 23
Email : cjouglas@netplus.ch
Website: refugebonaveau.weebly.com

Open: May 1 to end of October depending on weather conditions.
Weekly closure: none

The hut is located in the commune of Champery, deep in the Val d'Illiez. It is set in mountain pastures facing the Ruan glacier, in an environment without cars or electricity. It is between the Dents-du-Midi circuit (Switzerland) and the Dents Blanches circuit (Switzerland-France). Cooking is done over a wood fire, using Val d'Illiez local produce.

Access
Only on foot.
Closest Carpark: Great Paradise, 60 minutes away on foot.
Closest public transport: AOMC station in Champéry, 90 minutes away on foot.

Equipped with
18 dormitory places, duvets, your own sleeping bag liner is required.
Restaurant, terrace.

Services available
Half-board, breakfast, lunch, evening meal, picnics.
Hot water/tea in a thermos.

Services on offer
Indoor slippers, electricity provided by solar panels (220W), animals only accepted on specific conditions.

Meal-times
Breakfast until 10am
Lunch all day
Evening meal until 9pm

Languages spoken
French

Telephone Network
Mobile coverage

Payment
Cash, in Swiss francs or Euros