Chacaltaya Ski Resort, La Paz

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Admire the view from 5,300 m (17388 ft), and look over the ruins of Chacaltaya Ski Resort. Established in 1939, the ski resort was once a famous sporting venue, and to ski here was a feather in the cap of many snow sports enthusiasts. Formerly the highest ski resort in the world, with the world's highest piste and highest restaurant, the site gradually fell into disrepair. Global warming reduced the skiable area at the site each year, until now all that remains is the hut and the view, as well as a little snow on the slopes. Be mindful of the altitude when planning your visit. Add Chacaltaya Ski Resort and other attractions to your La Paz trip itinerary using our La Paz trip planning app .
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  • We went to Chacaltaya in February and the tour thanks very worthwhile. The cost is around 70 bolivianos per person, approximately 35 reais each. A van takes you to the safe location closest to the old station. We were lucky to get a lot of snow at the station. The climb is exhausting, especially with a lot of snow. The altitude really bothers you, and every step of the way the body does. Were some 25 minutes going up, once on the snow could not leave us very close to the station. Super recommend this tour.
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  • My first experience with snow it was, didn't have so much snow when I went and it was very tiring climb, but the view was worth every palpitada of the heart.
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  • The Chacaltaya, proudly, already was the highest ski slope in the world ", (above 5000 metres) with the top covered by heavy snow. Today, is a peak with little snow and a beautiful view of the city and the andes.
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