The shelter is located on the banks of the Pehoé Lake in the area of the old shelter Pehoé, off the south side of Cerro Paine Grande. It is part of the W circuit, and it is the ultimate base camp of Torres del Paine. It is a strategic place in the park, which is only accessible through the lake or walking the hiking trails.
The building can accommodate 100 hikers in 22 dormitory rooms with bunks for 6, 4 and 2 people. These rooms have a beautiful view of the Pehoé Lake, heights of Paine Grande, Valle del Francés or the east side of the Cuernos del Paine.
Bathrooms are shared, with wash basins, toilets and independent showers with hot water for men and women.
It also provides safekeeping service and a safe to store valuables.
The shelter has a restaurant that offers american breakfast, lunch and an open buffet for dinner, drinks, beers and wines. For those who plan a day-walk can order lunch boxes the day before. In addition, you can enjoy a coffee accompanied by excellent sandwiches.
On the first floor above the dining room is located the bar "Paine Grande", the ideal place to plan the next trek during the stay in Torres del Paine National Park. With a superb view of the Pehoé Lake and los Cuernos del Paine the bar is the place where hikers meet at the end of the day to enjoy a pisco sour or wine from a wide selection from the wine cellar.
Open from 4 to 12pm.
Equipped with slow combustion heating and comfortable chairs to relax and enjoy the view of the landscape.
The shelter has two personal computers with Internet access to keep track of your emails and the world news.
Here you can buy souvenirs, clothes, food and drinks.
Season from 1st of October 2014 to 30th of April 2015
(Opening and closing depend on weather conditions may be changed depending on these.)
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The service "basic bed" includes a mattress with pillow in separate dormitories for men and women with 4 or 6 berths. For the reservation the service is confirmed but it is not possible to reserve specific rooms. This is similar to selling airlines system where specific sitting is confirmed prior check-in. The basic bed is available only at the Dickson, Paine Grande and Grey lodges and it is possible to book in addition lease of a "sleeping bag" or a "kit bed."
This service is available only in Paine Grande and Grey lodges and it is offered in dormitories of 4 to 6 berths. It includes mattress, blanket, pillow and linens, towels, soap and shampoo. Upon arrival the bed is ready with all needed grooming materials. The booking of this service does not include the possibility to reserve specific rooms or beds. This service is limited for we suggest you to book it in advance. A good alternative although not equivalent is to book a "basic bed" with a "kit bed".
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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you should prepare for the day ahead of trekking. Breakfasts at Vértice Patagonia consists of a buffet with cereals, bread and fruit, tea, coffee and milk, among other things.
|Lunch or Box Lunch
For all hikers or guests who make half day tours Vértice Patagonia offers lunch service. Tasty and hearty dishes designed to replenish energy at noon. If you have purchased the full board package we ask you to inform our staff in the morning if you would have a lunch box to carry or lunch at the dinning room.
Lunch Box service is designed for hikers leaving the shelter first time in the morning to arrive in the afternoon to the next point on their route and is an alternative to lunch at the dinning room. The food does not require any preparation and the ingredients are a selection to satisfy the average person for a day of physical activity.
Dinner is the time of day to relive the experiences of the day and share a pleasant evening with hikers who come from different points at the Torres del Paine National Park. For this reason Vértice Patagonia offers dishes that can be accompanied by a tasty pisco sour or a good red wine.
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|Full Board Christmas / New Year||42000||75|
|Dinner Christmas / New Year||29500||55|
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|Ñandu Room for groups, per use||31800|
Bed Kit: sheets, pillow, blanket, towel, toiletries and shampoo