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Weather Forecast for El Colorado at 3343 m altitude

issued: 2am 23 Oct 2014 (local time)
Previous weeks

Days 0-3 El Colorado Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Very mild (max 10°C on Sat morning, min 5°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 El Colorado Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sun morning, min -1°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.
Thursday 23 Friday 24 Saturday 25 Sunday 26 Monday 27 Tuesday 28
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
 
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Wind (km/h)
10 NW10
10 WNW10
5 NNW5
10 NNW10
10 WNW10
10 NNW10
15 NW15
15 NW15
20 NNW20
20 NNW20
20 NW20
30 NNW30
25 NNW25
25 NW25
25 NNW25
30 NW30
25 NW25
25 NW25
Summary clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear rain shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear
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Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Max °C 7 7 7 9 9 9 10 10 7 6 5 2 3 4 3 3 3 0
Min °C 7 7 6 8 9 8 9 9 5 5 4 -1 1 3 2 3 2 -1
WChill °C 5 5 6 6 7 6 7 7 1 1 0 -8 -5 -2 -4 -2 -3 -7
Rel. hum. % 25 51 45 15 18 18 6 19 35 34 57 75 29 32 35 29 39 45
Freezing level (m) 4350 4350 4400 4500 4650 4650 4700 4700 4450 4200 4100 3500 3450 3900 3850 3800 3750 3400
El Colorado freezing level scale
snowy slope El Colorado freezing level
Sunrise 6:50 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:47 - - 6:46 - - 6:45 - -
Sunset - 20:00 - - 20:00 - - 20:01 - - 20:02 - - 20:02 - - 20:04 -

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The above table gives the weather forecast for El Colorado at the specific elevation of 3343 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of El Colorado. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Chile. Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

Visitor Reviews of El Colorado


David Owen from Argentina writes:

El Colorado offers a bit for everyone. The front side has good groomed runs for beginners to experts and also hosts the best terrain park in Chile with over 40 features. There is also a 250 meter boarder cross course.
For me the best part of El Colorado is the east side of the cone. Steep off-piste powder runs and access to some of the best slack country terrain in the Andes; the road runs of Santa Teresita. Steep bowls, cliffs, and chutes that funnel down to the road the connects Valle Nevado resort and the Farellones village. Be sure you have an avalanche beacon, shovel and probe, and of course backcountry knowledge as this zone is not controlled. Ideally ski this terrain with a certified guided that knows the terrain. You can get easily cliffed out if you don't know where you are going. The terrain is amazing and with a vehicle you can run laps here all day.
If you prefer lift access terrain, the Cono Este and La Copa zone generally has the best snow on the mountain. New for 2012, El Colorado is expanding their terrain in this area with the new Los Pioneros surface lift, reaching the upper portion of the Valley Olympico. After a storm it can take until mid morning or noon before they open this zone, so do some warm up laps on the front side.
They are investing into the base area too with new parking lots, a big Juan Valdez Cafe, and more places to grab lunch. El Mirador is a great place to grab a apres drink and mix with the locals before your sunset descent back to Farellones.

David Owen
PowderQuest Tours

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