This refuge in the heart of the northern area of ​​Chioula on the route of the Cathars of Montségur fleeing to Spain is located at an altitude of 1600m on the chain of the Ariège Pyrenees. Starting from the Chioula pass (10 km from Ax-les-Thermes) it is the meeting place for cross-country skiers, snowshoers, hikers (GR 107, routes from one village to another), mountain bikers.
You will recharge your batteries alone, as a couple, with your family or in a group.

guardian : Alvaro ALEMAN

Home : 31 people, rooms for 2 to 6 people, blankets, duvet recommended in summer and winter.

Equipment : common room, stove, wc, showers.

Services : catering, drinks, pancakes, packed lunch.

Access route : from the Chioula pass car park 45 minutes on foot. Tourist tax to be paid on site.

This guarded refuge welcomes you all year round:
- Winter: during the opening period of the northern Chioula area, accommodation by reservation.
- Summer: from June 15 to September 30 and by reservation for other periods.
- Closed in April and November.

Please note, if you want to sleep in a refuge, remember to book by phone, at the latest the day before your departure for the hike.


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  • 31 person (s)

Prices / Opening

Others: 41 € Others: 42 € Others: 14,79 €
Price Min. Max.
Half board in summer Min. €41
Half board in winter Min. €42
overnight Min. €14,79

Payment method

  • French bank and postal checks
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Cash

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