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Cerro Colorado ski ascent


Good ski with a short approach

Ski Touring Moderate

5.5 km
416 m
416 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
1.5 km
High Point
1.9 km
Cerro Colorado ski ascent Map

If you are looking for a flash backcountry adventure close to Corralco ski resort this is the route for you. Cerro Colorado offers a very short approach with good ski. Because the aspect is East and the predominant wind blows that direction you will find good snow until very late on the season.


From the parking lot of Corralco look left and you will see it immediately. The approach goes straight to the mountain until you get to the foothills. Here you have to go on the right side, always looking for the north ridge. Depending on the conditions and amount of snow you can easily make it to the summit without walking. Once on top there are a few drop which are very steep and some other who are more gentle and appropriate to someone who is getting into the backcountry ski.

As many places close to Corralco, the views from the top



Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between June and October


  • Bowl
  • Face
  • Single Descent

Equipment required

  • Skins

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