This shelter is few minutes away from the glacier Grey, which emerges from the Southern Ice Fields. It is on one end of the W trekking circuit, the best known and busiest of Torres del Paine National Park, and you can access it by walking from the Shelter Vértice Paine Grande, in catamaran from the Hosteria Lago Grey or from Paso Gardner. From here, hikers can take the route to the campsite Vértice Los Perros, crossing the spectacular Paso John Gardner, part of the circuit O.
It has capacity for 60 people, with 30 beds on the first floor and 30 single beds in the ground floor distributed in dormitory rooms for 4 or 6 people. Shared bathrooms with wash basins, toilets and hot showers are located on the ground floor. It counts with independent bathrooms from men and women.
The shelter has a restaurant that offers american breakfast, lunch, dinner, soft drinks, beers and wines. Those who plan a day-walk can order a lunch boxes the day before. In addition, you can enjoy a coffee together with excellent sandwiches.
The bar has a beautiful view of the mountain range that frames the Grey Lake. Hikers meet here at the end of the day to enjoy a pisco sour or a varied selection of wines.
It has slow combustion heating and comfortable armchairs to relax and enjoy the view of the landscape.
Here you can buy souvenirs, clothes, food and drinks.
There is a grocery store that offers snacks and basic supplies.
This is a public area to seek shelter from the weather.
The campsite Vértice Paine Grande has tents, sleeping bags and mats for rent, which must be reserved in advance.