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Cerro Castor

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Texts: Karina Jozami
Cerro Castor

Southern and young from all points of view, ever since its opening, Cerro Castor has welcomed more and more visitors not only from Argentina but also from all over the world. They come along to the City of Ushuaia to enjoy excellent snow.

Very close to the end of the world, where the sea and the mountains meet before the eye of the tourist, Cerro Castor ski resort lies just 195 meters MSL and its top reaches 1,057 meters.

With a skiable slope of almost 800 meters, 30 kilometers give life to a total of 26 trails featuring various degrees of difficulty, as well as off-piste sectors, ideal to walk on the snow.

Its circuits across the lenga forests may also be enjoyed during a snowshoeing tour. This ski resort presents spectacular climate and a fantastic quality of snow, appreciated by all visitors.

Its particular characteristics make the season last longer than in other winter centers, managing one of the longest seasons in South America.

Modern lifts, top ski and snowboarding schools along with all the services provided and also completed by what the City of Ushuaia has to offer turn Cerro Castor into an ideal site when the winter comes.

Cerro Castor

Useful Data

How to Get There:
Cerrro Castor lies 26 kilometers away from Ushuaia, where an international airport and a tourist port for large ships are in operation. It may also be accessed by land along National Route 3.

From June to mid October.

In the winter, temperatures range from -5º to 5º C.

Ski and snowboarding.

School, first-aid clinic, boutique.

Cerro Castor

News 2013

Cerro Castor introduces exclusive sport events this season (such as polo, rugby and golf on the snow) in addition to ski championships and the best Fuegian cuisine, with restaurants located at different locations on the mountain.

The mount is a candidate to become the seat of the 2014 Ski World Cup first date. This would imply a large affluence of tourists and the resort would be positioned as an international ski center.

In 2011, Cerro Castor was elected to be seat of 2015 Interski. This new opportunity (which will be defined in June) is the result of the permanent effort made at the center to improve its quality and infrastructure, which enables it to be at the same level as European snow centers.

Ushuaia, Valle de Tierra Mayor and Cerro Castor are becoming one to offer tourists a wide array of activities within a natural environment second to none. This will ensure that the whole family will fully enjoy the tourist offer.

During 2013, Cerro Castor will also incorporate improvements to the global accessibility plan throughout the mountain. It will adapt its services for people with motor disabilities to enjoy ski and the snow.

Besides, in 2013, Cerro Castor offers skiers the novel application for cell phones (for iPhone's Android or iOS operating systems) with which skiers will have information about their training circuit, see the condition of the trails and lifts, learn about attractions in the mountain, accumulated snow and temperature, and see a fix web cam live, among other functions.

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