Ski Chile

El Colorado Ski Resort Guide

Ski Chile

El Colorado Ski Resort Guide

El Colorado Ski Resort Guide

First day of 2011 season, El Colorado photo

El Colorado

Photo credit: Tere

El Colorado photo

El Colorado

Photo credit: Luiz Gustavo

My room view, El Colorado photo

El Colorado

Photo credit: Jorge

Base Parador, El Colorado photo

El Colorado

Photo credit: Jorge

Susent @ El Colorado, Chile photo

El Colorado

Photo credit: Patrick Fernandez

Slope Stats

  • 3480m

  • 1140m

  • 2340m

  • Acres of ski:2500
  • Pistes:77
  • Snowmaking:12%
  • Halfpipes:-
  • Terrain Parks:2
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner64%
  • intermediate18%
  • advanced18%

El Colorado, in the central region of Chile, is a large resort with 20 lifts (4 chair lifts and 16 surface lifts) that offers skiers an impressive 906 metres (2971 feet) of vertical descent. El Colorado has 2500 acres of terrain with 77 trails. El Colorado is evenly suited for both advanced and intermediate skiers and snowboarders but with some terrain for beginners. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at El Colorado. For snowboarders there are two terrain parks. A small proportion of the pistes at El Colorado are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Santiago and the nearest train station to El Colorado is also at Santiago.


  • Nearest Airport:Santiago
  • Nearest Train Station:Santiago
  • Tourist Office Phone:+56 2 8899260
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
  •   7
  •   2


  • Season opens:25 May 2018
  • Season closes:7 Oct 2018
  • Lifts:20 (4 chair lifts, 16 surface lifts)
  •   -
  •   4
  •   16

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Announcements & News from the El Colorado ski resort manager

Thanks to this past weekends snow, El Colorado will be the first Chilean ski resort to open for the season! May 19, 2017.

Information supplied 17 May 2017

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:21 Apr
  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (2910 m)view full snow forecast

5 N5
10 °CF-Level
10 W10
10 °CF-Level
10 NNW10
8 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of El Colorado

Esteban from Chile writes:

Las pistas son excelentes pero la atencion a clientes es muy pobre. Bastante desorganizado en general y siempre estan con varias pistas cerradas para entrenamientos privados.
Una pena porque insisto que las pistas son de las mejores.

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