Vallot Hut

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Vallot Hut
Vallot Refuge and Mont Blanc summit, with the Bosses Ridge
Aerial photo showing location of Vallot Hut below Mont Blanc
Vallot Hut in 1924

The Vallot Hut (French: Refuge Vallot) is a refuge in the Mont Blanc massif on the upper slopes of Mont Blanc in the Alps. It is located below the Bosses Ridge between the Dome du Gouter and Mont Blanc summit, at an altitude of 4,362 metres. Intended only as an emergency shelter, and not as a base for ascending Mont Blanc, this unheated duralumin box was designed to accommodate up to 12 people, but often contains considerably more.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Vallot Refuge & Bivouac (4362m), Chamonix-Mont-Blanc". Retrieved 18 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Griffin, Lindsay (1990). Mont Blanc Massif Volume 1. London: Alpine Club. p. 23. ISBN 0900523573. 

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Coordinates: 45°50′22″N 6°51′07″E / 45.83944°N 6.85194°E / 45.83944; 6.85194