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Chacaltaya, high situated former ski slope with views

Former ski slope, located 30 km from la Paz at 5421 meter. It is a rough ride through a wonderfull scenery. Prepare yourself for the height.

Chacaltaya, high situated former ski slope
Chacaltaya, high situated former ski slope with views
Program and customer conditions
Chacaltaya.pdf (599.16KB)
Chacaltaya, high situated former ski slope with views
Program and customer conditions
Chacaltaya.pdf (599.16KB)


During this trip, you will discover an incredible landscape climbing up the high slopes of the Andes. Here they constructed a ski slope. Chacaltaya means ´bridge of winds´ or ´winds meeting point´. It belongs with an elevation of 5421 meters to the Cordillera Real. The glacier on Chacaltaya served as Bolivian´s only ski-resort. It was the world´s highest lift-served ski area. Now it is abandoned.

This tour starts in La Paz.

Program

08.00: Pickup in hotel La Paz
10.30: Arriving at Chacaltaya
10.45: Short walk up the mountain
11.45: Return to la Paz
14:00: Hotel La Paz

Highlights

Beautiful wild landscape, great views, experience to walk at 5421 meter above sea-level.

Degree of difficulty

Hike: short distance
Start at 5421 meters.
1 hour vice versa.  
Difficulty physically: High due to altitude
Technical difficulty: Low

When

From May to October. Always subject to climate changes.

Included

Transport.

Not included

Food, tips, everything not mentioned.

What to bring

Warm/rain clothes, water, soda, snacks, sunscreen, hat/cap, mittens, good hiking shoes, comfortable daypack to carry your things. Recommended: walking sticks.

Remarks

Travel times subject to traffic and weather-conditions.
Hiking-times due to walking-speed and weather- and physical conditions.

Price

Depending on luxury class, form of transport and amount of people. Request quote