Mountain Boarding Altavista on Teide - the perfect retreat for tourists who want to climb up to the crater of the volcano in Teide National Park on the island of Tenerife / Canary Islands /. This database offers a unique chance to spend the night in a building situated at an altitude of 3.260 meters above sea level - the highest mountain base in Spain. The exceptional purity of the sky allows you to enjoy the stunning spectacle of the starry sky and the colors of the sunrise and sunset. Mountain Travel Altavista base consists of two buildings and includes a medical center, salon, dining room and kitchen. The three large bedrooms can accommodate 54 people. In buildings equipped with heating and bed linens, including warm duvets, there is no need to carry a sleeping bag. There are also toilets, but no showers. Mountain Boarding offers for sale of hot and cold drinks, water, and there can be heat up your food. In addition, there are Internet cafes and wi-fi. Tourists arriving at the base, receive bedding and can also heat up your food and drinks in the kitchen. Base all year, except in cases where the adverse climatic conditions do not allow this. You will never forget your stay at this base, since it will be one of the most exciting episodes of your life. Will forever remain in your memory landscape, seen from the top of Teide, which is filled with colors with the first rays of the sun, and the majestic shadow of the volcano that extends to the ocean. Excursion to the mountain tourist center on Altavista Teide: Mountain tourist base Altavista is located at an altitude of 3,270 meters and can be reached on the following routes: · Walk on the highway, crossing the White Mountain / Montaña Blanca - trail nº 7 /. It starts on the road TF 21, 40 km, 7 (N28 * 15 '34 "W16 * 36' 12"). This route has a high difficulty climbing and can last about 4-5 hours. It is necessary to calculate the rise in such a way to come to the base to 22.00 hours. Do not climb alone, for safety reasons is better to climb in the company. Various numbers of buses run to the point where the ascent begins. · More convenient is the route, most of which can be overcome by climbing the cable way. Take the cable car on the 43rd km of highway TF 21, and then the last area the cable car up first along the path 11 to the observation deck of La Fortaleza, then the path to the 7 mountain tourist base Altavista. This climb of medium difficulty and takes about one hour away. · Schedule lift following: · · The rise from 9.00 to 16.00 · Descent from 9.00 to 16.50 There is free parking · About cable way. And also there is a bus stop. The site can be ordered as the use of cable cars and mountain tourist base Altavista Recommendations: · Carry warm clothes, even in summer, as well as shoes, suitable for walking in the mountains. Do not take anything too much, so as not to load the backpack. Keep in mind that where you can buy water, soft and hot drinks. · Take protective measures against sunburn and sunstroke. Use sunglasses, hat and sunscreen. · On the climb required to have water · The ascent is not recommended for people with cardiovascular or lung disease, pregnant women and children under the age of two years because of the health risks associated with height. Before climbing we recommend that you consult a doctor. · If you have symptoms of high altitude sickness, you should begin the descent as soon as possible. · If you have any ailment appeared, call 112 · We do not recommend to stay on the base for the night for children under eight years. · Prior to his visit to read the rules & Visitors mining base on this site. The approach to the crater: It is recommended to leave the mountain tourist base around 6.00 am, in time to come to the crater before dawn. Do not forget to bring a flashlight and a camera. REMEMBER: • If you stayed overnight in a mountain tourist center on Altavista Teide, it gives you access to the crater of the volcano until 9 o'clock in the morning without prior application to visit. · You make climbing under its own responsibility and should act with caution. If you decide to go down the cable car, notify the staff of mountain tourist base. Fares and schedules During your stay on the mountain tourist center you come to the aid base personnel to resolve any issues. Stay on the base is limited to one night.
You have to get out of the base in the morning until 7:30 in the morning. Base closes at 08.00 am. Base hall opens at 11.00 am and at 19.00 Bedrooms After 22.30, please keep quiet. Rates include use of bed linen, kitchen and toilets. To have access to the crater Teide to 9.00 am, there is no need to ask permission from the administration of the National Park Teide, because after an overnight stay at the base, you automatically get permission to do so. Before climbing to the crater Teide you can leave your bags at the base and then pick them up before running. If you intend to go down with the cable car, you must inform the base personnel. In The bedrooms are prohibited: Eat food Enduring bedroom linens Leave your personal belongings after 07.30 * Do not forget to ask about discounts on the descent of the cable way. Tariffs mountain tourist base: The total fare - 25 Euros On certain days, the so-called "Orange Days" made discounts of up to 21 euros Rules Mountain Boarding is not responsible for the safety of personal belongings It is forbidden to leave behind garbage, take it with you Water is not enough, use it wisely. It is forbidden to sleep in the common areas Do not use the mountain tourist base without prior application It is forbidden to divide the tent in an area adjacent to the base. Recommendations We do not recommend to stay on the base for the night for children under eight years. If you have symptoms of high altitude sickness, you should begin the descent as soon as possible. norms Welcome to the mountain tourist base Altavista This nature reserve! Please observe the rules of behavior, this is the place - a national treasure. SCHEDULE . 8.00 The base closed . At 11.00 Hall opens . 17.00 open kitchen and bathrooms. . At 19.00 open bedroom . 7.30 each must come out of the bedrooms . Please keep quiet after 22.30 STANDARDS . The base is not responsible for the safety of personal belongings . It is necessary to carry away debris from a . Do not waste water in vain . It is forbidden to sleep in the common areas . Using the base is allowed only after obtaining reservations . It is forbidden to put up tents around the base The bedrooms . Prohibited the use of food . It is forbidden to stand outside the bedroom linens . After 7.30 forbidden to leave personal belongings RECOMMENDATIONS . It is not recommended to leave for the night children under 8 years . If you have altitude sickness started, you need to start a descent as soon as possible History Mountain tourist base Altavista del Teide emerged to meet the needs of researchers and scientists who needed shelter. For the first time the interest in it showed the astronomers George Glas and Robert Edward Allison, and in summer 1856 it became a live Scottish astronomer Charles Piazzi Smith. In 1891, the English naturalist and photographer George Graham Toler decided to improve its design. Since then and until today, this database has become a meeting place for researchers and lovers of nature and the cosmos Excellent conditions of Tenerife, suitable for astronomical and atmospheric studies were already in the 18th century. It was noted that on the island there are all opportunities for research thanks to the purity of the sky and the favorable climate, which allows to observe the sky from a great height. One of the scientists was the Scottish astronomer Charles Piazzi Smyth, who in the summer of 1856 decided to stop at this place, to guide their observations. For this purpose he commissioned to build a small shelter, which consisted of four chambers with stone walls, two meters tall. Inside the tents were set and tools. Later, in the autumn of 1891 the top visited Teide English naturist and photographer George Graham Toler for research. He decided to improve the construction of Piazzi Smith, to have a more solid shelter from the harsh mountain conditions. With it was made the strengthening of cement, laying of tiles and tiling the roof. Thus, a small room with an iron stove and three large rooms was built - one for women, the second one - for men, and the third - for the animals and guides. It was built as a small toilet cubicle outside, at a distance of about ten meters from the main building. This build Graham Toler presented in the form of donation Orotava City Hall May 30, 1926 g, and this gift was received July 4, 1927 Since then, thanks to the construction of base Altavista tourists who climb Teide can make a night halt, rest and sleep. The local administration Cabildo of Tenerife has assumed responsibility for the maintenance of mountain tourist base in 1950, and last renovated in it was carried out in 2007