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Cerro Castor

Cerro Castor Ski Resort Guide

Cerro Castor, Argentina

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift975m3,199ft
Resort Height195m640ft
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Cerro Castor

Thought to be the world's most southerly ski area outside of Antarctica, not far from Ushuaia City. There is generally reliable natural snow cover from June through October.


The Argentinian ski resort of Cerro Castor is at an altitude of 195m640ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Cerro Castor has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Cerro Castor offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Cerro Castor?

The next notable snow forecast is 8cm3in, expected on 12 December, with around 13cm5in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Cerro Castor

Ski Area Stats

Cerro Castor Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
107km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 10km6 miles
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Cerro Castor Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift975m3,199ft
Lowest Piste195m640ft
Resort Altitude (Cerro Castor)195m640ft
Max Vertical780m2,559ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Cerro Castor
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Cerro Castor?

This ski resort is in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 7,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Cerro Castor open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Cerro Castor, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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