The Mont Blanc ascent is a high montain itinary, dizzy and exposed with natural hazards: rock falls, crevasses, avalanches and often extreme weather conditions are likely to occur. It is crucial for your security that you are well trained and prepared for the ascent, equiped and informed about the conditions. To get information about the conditions, call the hut keeper at +33 (0)4 50 54 40 93, or the OHM at +33 (0)4 50 53 22 08 or guides
CAMPING AND BIVOUACKING ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
ONLINE BOOKING IS COMPULSORY
Book online at www.refugedugouter.ffcam.fr
La FFCAM lance un appel d'offres pour la mise à disposition de guides pendant la période d'ouverture du refuge (saison 2016), afin d'assurer en permanence le ratio de 1 guide pour 9 amateurs.
Booking will be possible for everybody on April the 12th 2016 at 8h30 am.
The Gouter hut booking system changes this year. Two channels are provided to make these reservations:
a professional channel for agencies and guides,
a channel for individuals.
Professionals' accounts will be reconfigured. There will be no change for individual customers' accounts.
For guides, there are two distinct cases:
French guides, or freely established foreigners in France:
The guide fills the registration form -which will be available on the website http://refugedugouter.ffcam.fr- stating his professional card number sports instructor provided by the State services and the expiration date of this card ;
The guide fills the registration form -which will be available on the website stating http://refugedugouter.ffcam.fr- indicating the number of the declaration receipt delivery service provided by DDCS Ise?re
National center of business coaching skiing and mountaineering (PNMESA)
1 rue Joseph Chanrion - CS 20094 to 38032 Grenoble cedex 1
+33 (0) 457 386 531
He/she will also need to indicate the intervention periods provided in this receipt.
For agencies, the same two cases arise:
French agencies, or foreign freely established in France:
The agency fills the registration form which will be available on the website stating http://refugedugouter.ffcam.fr tourism approval number issued by the Ministry of Tourism;
Foreign agencies involved under the freedom to provide services:
The agency fills the registration form which will be available on the website http://refugedugouter.ffcam.fr specifying the number of the acknowledgment of receipt of statement freedom to provide valuable service for the year, and provided by :
Secretariat of the license commission
79-81 rue de Clichy
Phone: +33 (0) 1 77 71 08 14 (Monday to Friday from 9AM to 5PM)
In any case, the registration will be valid only after the FFCAM has received by email all the necessary supporting documents (copy of the business card or receipt for guides, the tourist approval or acknowledgment for agencies), at the following address:
The process of configuration of professional accounts is scheduled to open on February 11, 2016.
The activation time for new account will be a week after receiving the vouchers.
The opening of booking process for professionals is planned on:
March 8, 2016 at 8:30 for 30 beds;
March 10, 2016 at 8:30 for 20 beds;
March 15, 2016 at 8:30 for 20 beds.
The maximum quota per professional (agency or guide) is 9 per reservation day.
When the booking is carried out a guide, if the number of beds requested is greater than 5, the name of a second guide whose account is activated is mandatory.
When the booking is carried out by an agency, the latter must specify the ID of a guide, if the number of beds is less than or equal to 5 -or two guides, if the number of beds requested exceeds 5. These guides' accounts will need to be activated.
Note that the reservation at the GOU?TER hut will be impossible if another booking using the same guide's name, is performed on the same date in another FFCAM hut, and vice versa.
The opening of the booking process for individuals is scheduled from mid-April.
These conditions for all customers are provided for information purposes (consult the official terms and conditions when booking):
The price of the overnight stay will be set at ¤ 55, regardless of the type of client.
This rate will be payable in full upon booking.
It will be possible to cancel the reservation, no later than J-2, 11:59 p.m. (eg reservation for the evening of August 15, cancellation possible until August 13 11:59 p.m.). In this case, a fee of 2 ¤ per night booked will be retained by FFCAM, and repaid the remaining balance. Otherwise, the entire booking amount will be retained by FFCAM.