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Chapelco Ski Resort Guide

Chapelco, Argentina

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,970m6,463ft
Resort Height1,250m4,101ft
 Nearest AirportBariloche
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A large modern, high-altitude ski area near the town of San Martin de Los Andes.


The Argentinian ski resort of Chapelco is in the Argentinian Andes at an altitude of 1,250m4,101ft.

Chapelco has direct access to 31 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Chapelco?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Chapelco.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Chapelco

Ski Area Stats

Chapelco Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Chapelco Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,970m6,463ft
Lowest Piste1,250m4,101ft
Resort Altitude (Chapelco)1,250m4,101ft
Max Vertical720m2,362ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Chapelco
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


A snowboard park is situated at 1700m and usually includes a half-pipe, jumps and big-air features.

Location and Map

Where is Chapelco?

This ski resort is in the Argentinian Andes in Lácar, Neuquén.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Chapelco is Bariloche, 171 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 11,718 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Chapelco open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Chapelco, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Chapelco Tourist Office for the latest.

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