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Catedral Alta Patagonia

Catedral Alta Patagonia Ski Resort Guide

Catedral Alta Patagonia, Argentina

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length75 miles
Highest Lift6,890ft
Resort Height3,445ft
 Nearest AirportBariloche
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Catedral Alta Patagonia

The largest ski centre in South America and one of the earliest to be established in Argentina.


The Argentinian ski resort of Catedral Alta Patagonia is in the Argentinian Andes at an altitude of 3,445ft, with 75 miles of marked runs.

Catedral Alta Patagonia is one of the larger Ski Resorts in Argentina and has direct access to 75 miles of downhill skiing, with 50 marked pistes, served by a total of 39 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Catedral Alta Patagonia is 6 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Catedral Alta Patagonia?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Catedral Alta Patagonia.

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Ski Area Stats

Catedral Alta Patagonia Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
75 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Catedral Alta Patagonia Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift6,890ft
Resort Altitude (Catedral Alta Patagonia)3,445ft
Lowest Trail3,379ft
Max Vertical3,510ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Catedral Alta Patagonia
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


There is a snow park with a variety of features, rails and jumps.

Location and Map

Where is Catedral Alta Patagonia?

This ski resort is in the Argentinian Andes in Río Negro.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Catedral Alta Patagonia is Bariloche, 45 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 39 ski lifts are able to uplift 35,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 12 miles of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Catedral Alta Patagonia open?

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

Usual opening is Late June, and usual closing is Late Sept.

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 Catedral Alta Patagonia, 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.

Visit the Catedral Alta Patagonia Tourist Office for the latest.

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