Francesco Gonella


Altitude: 3.071 m
Address: Loc. Ghiacciaio del Dôme - 11013
Telephone: 0165.885101 - 340.40656672 - 339 5849608
Number of rooms: 1
WC: 2
Opening periods: 07.06 / 31.08

The structure is located at 3,071 meters above sea level near the Dome glacier and is the outpost for the little-frequented and wild climb to Mont Blanc along the normal Italian route.
It can be reached via Lake Combal and the Miage glacier in about 5 hours. Height difference from La Visaille 1400 m. Mountaineering difficulty: F - easy.



Description Included Price
Bed in a room with more than 4 beds 17,00 €
34,00 €
Half board (price per person) 44,00 €
57,00 €
Breakfast (price per person) 12,00 €
13,00 €
Prices are valid from 01/12/2023 to 30/11/2024

How to get here by car

Courmayeur motorway exit.
From the Courmayeur motorway exit carry on along strada statale (main road) 26 towards Mont Blanc up to La Saxe. Before you reach the snow sheds turn left, then right to go onto the local road towards Entrèves. After a few metres turn left and carry on along the road for Val Veny for approximately 7 km.
The last useful car park where you can leave your car is located in Loc. Fréney (for a fee).  From here, the hut can be reached on foot in about 6 hours.
Val Veny is a restricted traffic zone and public parking spaces are limited and subject to a charge.

How to get here by public transport

The nearest train station is in Aosta.
Scheduled Coach service as far as Courmayeur (approximately 15 trips a day).
It is possible to reach La Visaille taking the local line for Val Veny (approximately 12 trips a day).


Tourist Areas
Tourist Areas

Mont Blanc

Gran Paradiso

Great Saint Bernard

Aosta and surroundings


Monte Rosa

Central Valley


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