Chacaltaya: The World’s Highest Ski Lift

A view of the colorful mineral lakes from Chacaltaya

A view of the colorful mineral lakes from Chacaltaya

On the recommendation of a British couple I flew back to La Paz from Rurrenabaque with, I booked a day tour to Chacaltaya to see the world’s highest ski lift. Unfortunately, there’s been no skiing at Chacaltaya for the past five years since the glacier melted, but the views from 5,400 meters is still impressive.

A highlight of this trip for me was seeing the retro ski lodge, complete with photos of Club Andino Boliviano skiers from the sixties and seventies. It made me itch to get some skis on soon, further south in Chile!

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