The refuge is located at 2025m altitude, at the mouth of Malatrà Valley. Overlooks a panorama that encompasses the chain of Mont Blanc, from Col de la Seigne to Col Ferret.
It was opened on August 2, 1998 and was named after the world famous alpinist and explorer Walter Bonatti.
It is a mid-mountain refuge, can hosts you during your short hike or your long trek.
In winter is open for ski touring or for a climb with snowshoes.