Eccles Refuge

Eccles refuge is a small cabin on Pic Eccles used by mountaineers, There is room for 8 people in the new refuge with mattresses and blankets.

Pic Eccles, 4041m, is part of the Innominata ridge on the South side of Mont Blanc. It is regarded as a fine mountaineering route on Mont Blanc with sustained climbing on a ridge leading to the summit. It’s named after mountaineer and geologist, Englishman James Eccles, who officially climbed the peak in August 1877. Eccles was accompanied by Alphonse and Michel Payot. The route is easily seen from Val Veny on the Italian section of the TMB between Courmayeur and the Refuge Elizabetta.

The Eccles Bivouac is at 3852m and serves as a simple overnight place for climbers to sleep. It only has room for 8 people with mattresses and blankets. There are no other facilities such as gas. It is best reached via the Monzino hut.