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Chacaltaya Ski Resort Guide

  • Weather Forecast for Chacaltaya at  m altitude issued: 7 am26 Oct 2016 (local time)  
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Chacaltaya Ski Resort Guide


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Chacaltaya Ski Resort Guide

charkini campeonato de ski 2011, Chacaltaya photo


Photo credit: soroush lavaie

Slope Stats

  • 5395m

  • 500m

  • 4895m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:1
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:-
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner100%
  • intermediate-
  • advanced-

New information tells us that the rumour is true and Chacaltaya has officially closed.
The glacier has melted which means that Chacaltaya was the highest ski area in the world. Was the only ski area in South America outside of Chile and Argentina. The most equatorial ski area in the world. The oldest ski lift in South America. The fastest surface lift in the world. The northernmost ski area in South America. The only ski area in South America with a season that corresponds to that of North America. The most difficult lift to load in the world.


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  • Season opens:
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  • Lifts:1surface lift
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Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:26 Oct
  • Last Snowfall:
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Today’s Weather (5145 m)view full snow forecast

partly cloudy
5 NW5
1 °CF-Level
snow showers
5 WNW5
2 °CF-Level
snow showers
5 NNW5
-1 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of Chacaltaya

Hillary Key from United Kingdom writes:

I lived in La Paz from 1972 to 1974 and was a member of El Club Andino. I skied up there a number of times and the experience was awsome. Yes, the belt, rope and hook for scooping the cable out of the snow was something else. Always came back down to the embassy with a monumental headache. The bus trip was incredible with wooden chairs stuck in extra down the aisle. Chickens and llamas also passengers. Never to be forgotten.

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