Snowboard and Ski Bariloche at Alta Patagonia
Near Bariloche, Argentina the ski resort of Catedral Alta Patagonia has recently seen massive investment resulting in new ski lifts, new terrain, the most modern resort base in South America, including a shopping mall. Ski Catedral is also highly praised by local snowboarders and skiers as the place to snowboard and ski in Patagonia.
The Southern side of Cerro Catedral Alta Patagonia offers excellent hikes to the steep chutes, bowls and cliff bands of "Punta Nevada" and "La Laguna" on the backside.
With over a decade guiding here, skiing Bariloche has become one of our favorites due to the fun inbounds snowboard and ski terrain and the extensive backcountry with easy access, including Refugio Frey Hut, for backcountry ski touring. Snowboarding in Bariloche is amazing due to the ski resorts modern snow parks, fun tree lines and open bowls with deep powder.
Bariloche Ski, Alta Patagonia is also famous for powder skiing, snowboarding, and phenomenal views of the National Park Nahuel Huapi, Mt. Tronador of 3554 meters (11,660 ft.), downtown San Carlos de Bariloche and onward into Chile's Lake region. Bariloche ski packages and guided trips are available via PowderQuest.
This European style ski resort, opened in 1938, offers you great days to explore the slopes, and fantastic views under the shadows of the Andean Condor frequently seen soaring above Catedral.
Snowboard and Ski Guide Bariloche:
Ski Resort Location: San Carlos de Bariloche, Patagonia Argentina
Ski Resort Elevation: 1,050m (3,445ft) to 2,050m (6,725ft)
Ski Resort Vertical Drop: 1,000m (3,280ft)
Ski Resort Inbound Terrain: 50 Runs
15% Beginner, 60% Intermediate, 20% Advanced, 5% Expert
Lifts: 40 with 600 skiable hectares (1483 acres)
Backcountry Access: Very Good
Annual Snowfall: 300 inches (over 760 cm)
Bariloche Ski Packages: 1-888-565-7158
Cerro Catedral Snow Report