Dortoir Alpe Baravex
Altitude: 1,917 m
Location: Alpe Baravex
Open: always open from middle of June.
Trail sign: yes
Journey time: 0 h 40 from Pied Plan
Coordinates UTM – WGS84: EAST 366022
Coordinates UTM – WGS84: NORTH 5076254
From the SS27 for the Great St. Bernard, after the houses in Gignod, follow the fork for Allein to the right, go through the capital (Ayez) following signs for Dortoir Baraveux, until the start of an unsurfaced road that leads to the Allein Alpine huts and therefore to Alp Baraveux (path signed with snow boots). Leave the car close to a “mayen” (mountain hut with stable) and follow the unsurfaced road that will lead you to the bivouac in about 40 mins. It is located on a mountain pasture just under the main unsurfaced road.
Equipment: blankets, kitchenware, pellet stove, water, lighting, 2 toilets with showers.
Closed during the Winter season, opening middle of June.
The bivouac is located on the path of Tour des Combins, low variant.