The Cerro Castor Winter Center is one of the favorite points of interest in Ushuaia. Located about 26 km west of the city, it annually brings together thousands of visitors to its ski center, recognized as one of the best in America. It has a wide variety of slopes for all levels of difficulty, it is a popular winter destination for ski and snowboard lovers. In addition, it offers a wide range of services from equipment rental, cross-country ski trails, skating rinks, restaurants, bars, cafes, daycare centers to luxury cabins.
The Cerro Castor Winter Center is one of the favorite points of interest in Ushuaia. Located about 26 km west of the city, it annually brings together thousands of visitors to its ski center, recognized as one of the best in America. The winter center is located on the slope of Cerro Krund, in the southernmost area of the Andes Mountains and has a unique geography, surrounded by imposing mountains and spectacular landscapes.
Visitors can enjoy the snow for much of the year, making Cerro Castor an ideal destination for winter sports such as downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and snowshoeing. The geography and landscapes that accompany Cerro Castor are unique and spectacular.
Cerro Castor is chosen by skiers from all over the world for the excellence of its slopes. This ski center is the largest in Tierra del Fuego with 12 lifts and 34 ski slopes with different levels of difficulty. Among its most challenging slopes is the one called “Cóndor” located at 2,500 meters above sea level. Also those who have experience can ski off-piste.
In relation to snowboarding, Cerro Castor offers a park with 4 hills for jumping, an area for beginners with doobies (mini hills), boxes and flat rails ideal for those who are beginning the Freestyle experience.
The equipment necessary for winter sports can be rented at the base of the hill. It also offers different gastronomic and recreational proposals for the whole family.
Another great attraction of this Winter Center is ice skating. It can be practiced during the winter season on the track located at the base of the complex. Classes are offered with Cerro instructors, as well as the possibility of free skating, renting skates and equipment.
The area around Cerro Castor is rich in fauna and flora native to southern Patagonia. In addition, it has a wide variety of native trees, such as lengas, ñires and coihues.
The winter center is located at the foot of the Andes Mountains, the southern end of the mountain range that surrounds the territory of Tierra del Fuego. Therefore, it is surrounded by mountains and valleys covered in snow most of the year. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the nearby landscapes from the top of Cerro Castor and the numerous viewpoints found in the area.
Despite the distance from the city of Ushuaia, visitors can enjoy easy access to the Cerro Castor Winter Center through the road exclusively designated for this purpose that extends along the mountain range. The path to the winter center offers stunning views of the region and allows visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of Argentine Patagonia in all its splendor. For those who access with their own vehicle, they choose rent a car in Ushuaia or want to hire a transfer to Cerro Castor, access is easy and is signposted. It also has an exclusive parking lot.
The Cerro Castor Winter Center is a unique tourist destination that offers impressive natural landscapes, rich flora and fauna native to Patagonia, and spectacular geography. It is an ideal place to enjoy snow and winter sports, as well as to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the region.