- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skiing in Cerro Castor Ski Resort, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Argentina
Ushuaia has subpolar oceanic climate with warm summers and cool winders. The city is surrounded by Magellanic subpolar forest rich in flora and fauna with several recreation activities. Cerro Castor ski resort is located on the hillside of the Cerro Krund mountain, with a top elevation of 3468 ft/1057 m, half an hour away from the city of Ushuaia.
The amazing landscape of sea and mountain, plus the stable temperatures that provide a very good powder snow quality and the longest season in South America, make this place one of the top destinations for ski enthusiasts, from all around the world. It provides with 26 trails for all skill levels with 600 ha/6.00 km² of skiable terrain and a 800 m/2624 ft vertical drop. Modern lift facilities including chairlifts, T-bars and three magic carpets, a snowpark, mountain shelters, ski school, ski gear shops and rentals, restaurants, first aid services and a lenga beech forest, make the Cerro Krund ski resort a wonderland for winder activities.
The standard ski season starts from June to October and the temperatures varies from 5°C to -5°C/41°F to 23°F. In addition, the ski resort features a S.I.F. Competition rink suitable for International and National competitions, ideal for the most extreme skiers. Pack your bags and gear and get ready for an extraordinary experience of skiing in the “End of the World”, in the dramatic lands of Tierra Del Fuego.