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Ski in Argentina and Chile

There are many famous ski resorts in Argentina and in Chile. In Chile the ski centres are located only a few hours from the capital Santiago. In Argentina, most are found in northern Patagonia or near to Mendoza. Many resorts are renowned for their incredible views and fantastic snow. During the winter season you will find many of the European teams training here.

Here I propose some example ski resorts, though others are available.
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Bariloche
Cerro Catedral
Mendoza
Las Leñas
Bariloche
Cerro Otto
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Ushuaia - Cerro Castor Esquel - La Hoya Portillo (Chile)
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Along the Andes Mountain Range
 
Bariloche - Cerro Catedral  

| Catedral is the center of the most important ski of all South America. There are many means of rise, great quality of snow. The season extends from at the beginning of June with at the end of September according to years. The Cerro Catedral has 2 000 hectares skiing surface, more than 100 prepared tracks and of the slopes adapted to all the styles and levels. The skier will appreciate spectacular sights and an incomparable snowing up. 600 hectares of skiing surface.

| Possibility to rent the equipment (ski, ski-surfing, shoes, Skiwear, etc.)

| Skiing instructor in option.

  Level : For everybody Period : Winter
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Mendoza - La Leñas  

| One of the most important centers of ski of South America. There are many means of rise. Higher than its neighbor "El Cerro Catedral"... The practice of the off-piste skiing is possible.

| Possibility to rent the equipment (ski, ski-surfing, shoes, Skiwear, etc.)

| Skiing instructor in option.

  Level : For everybody Period : Winter
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Bariloche - Cerro Otto  

| Less imposing than its neighbor "El Cerro Catedral", you will have here the possibility of enjoying snow in family. Many activities for children and beginners, it's an interesting option.

| Possibility to rent the equipment (ski, ski-surfing, shoes, Skiwear, etc.)

| Skiing instructor in option

  Level : For everybody Period : Winter
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Ushuaia - Cerro Castor  
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| The newest in Argentina and, like everything in Ushuaia, the southernmost in the world, Castor Mount opens its fifth season. Very close to Tierra del Fuego capital city, where the sea and the mountains meet to be the protagonists of a dazzling geography, Castor is only 195 meters over sea level and its top rises to 1,057 meters. With a skiable drop that reaches 772 meters, Castor Mount distributes 24 runs with different levels of difficulties and off-piste sectors into 20 kilometers. Nordic ski is the most outstanding modality, with circuits that go through lengas forests which can also be visited on snow rackets. Unlike the general belief, Castor enjoys very good weather and the best quality of powder snow, due to the stability of its temperature, offering one of the longest seasons in South America. Modern lifts, skiing and snowboarding school, and all the services that complement the infrastructure and Ushuaia scenery, turn Castor Mount into a complete resort, to ski in the confines of the world.

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Esquel - la Hoya  
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| Together with the Los Alerces National Park, La Hoya gives shape to a landscape of forests, lakes and cascades of matchless beauty. Very close to the city of Esquel, and 1,350 meters over sea level, stands this winter resort. Its privileged geographic location lets visitors enjoy the snow since early June. Its white summits, which reach 2,050 meters, unfold 60 hectares of skiable land, with large runs for all levels. Its powder snow is a real added value: fresh all year round due to the orientation of the mount with respect to the sun. Alpine and Nordic skiing and snowboarding find an excellent framework of practice for beginners, advanced, expert skiers and competition participants. It also offers a special area for randoneé skiing, a circuit for snowmobiles and spectacular off-piste areas with deep snow. Through its 10 lifts, which transport up to 4,400 skiers per hour, visitors can access its 24 runs. For winters with poor snowfalls, La Hoya is provided with a modern system of artificial snow production, which maintains the quality of the runs, providing skiers with better safety. Visited mostly by families, the infrastructure of La Hoya is very good. Therefore, tourists may enjoy the snow without risks.

| Moniteur de ski en option.

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Portillo (Chile)  
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| Portillo is the most ancient and probably the most prestigious ski resort in South America. Only 40 kilometers separate it from the base of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Southern hemisphere. In the very heart of the Andes Mountain Range, 2,850 meters over sea level, Portillo or "narrow path" was the main pass between Argentina and Chile, first crossed by mules and horses and then by the trans-Andean train, which made one of the most spectacular tours on railways. After the international route was inaugurated, the train journeys were discontinued during the 1970's, thus losing this marvelous experience. As a ski resort, Portillo knew how to increase its fame with its excellent runs, its powder snow and the optimum conditions for skiing and snowboarding. With a 7-meter snow average per season and a vertical drop reaching the 812 meters, it has 12 lifts and 23 runs, many of them lying on wide bowls with large land extensions, as well as spacious and accessible areas for off-piste ski. Everything turns around the only accommodation facility in the area: the Gran Hotel Portillo. Year after year, it is visited by skiers who have adopted it as a winter refuge, the site chosen to meet their mates of run, which gives the resort its stamp.

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Volcanos of Patagonia  
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| Duration 3 days or more.

| Starting from San Carlos de Bariloche we cross the boarder to Chile where our skiing adventure begins combining great skiing on volcanoes during the day, with hot spring baths at night. Amazing views, with clear days, you see even the Pacific ocean. Staying at cozy mountain lodges Volcanoes Tronador, Osorno, Puyehue, Lonquimay and Llaima

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Heliskiing – Along the Andes Mountain Range.  
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| Duration: From a half day to several days.

| One form of flight available to those who come during the winter in Argentina or Chile and who pass near a ski resort is to take a helicopter trip over the Andes Mountains. The “must do” flight is from Las Leñas with steep slopes, snow fields and also comfort. In the Patagonian Andes, several options exist between Bariloche and Cholila to the south, while in the valleys near Santiago in Chile, several programmes and many options exist for off piste skiing thanks to a helicopter.

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Borispatagonia

Patagonia in all seasons menu. For example, according to the climate, from Bariloche, in Patagonia Argentina, it is possible to go to Puerto Montt, in Chile, crossing successively three lakes by boat, as did the Jesuits and the first German settlers. I offer a tour that leads to the Pacific Ocean. It is quite long, but the beauty of the sites - forests, volcanoes and crystalline lakes - is such that it is worth to be carried. The Argentine side, cross the west arm of Nahuel Huapi and Lake Puerto Alegre and, the chilen side, Lake Todos los Santos. Moving from one lake to another by bus. This tour is feasible in all seasons, but in winter, it takes two days to reach Puerto Montt, stopping for one night at Peulla. We returned to Bariloche by air or by the same way, after a night in Puerto Montt. Borispatagonia is also responsible for visas to go to Chile and to book hotels. In Patagonia, winter and summer are tourist seasons. In summer, besides explore the surrounding, many activities are available: climbing, torrent fishing, sailing, horseback riding, hiking, rides, visits to Aciendas... In winter, the main activity is, of course, skiing, especially in July and August on the side of the Andes, but not only: snowshoe hikes, thematic tours, many walks to admire the beauty of Patagonia Argentina and Chile in this season, due a unique light, the warmth of the people of Patagonia... Just to talk about, I get goose bumps!