Backcountry Skiing trips – Argentina

More than 3000 km of excellent snow quality, await you in Argentina!

From the Midwest of the country to the last portion of land in the province of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina opens its doors from June to early September to thousands of skiers from all over the world.

Protected by the Andes mountain range, in Argentina you will find the most varied plans to enjoy extraordinary backcountry skiing experiences with the best local guides. Ski in Mendoza: home of Aconcagua, the highest peak in the world outside the Himalayas. Descend through the adrenaline-filled slopes of the Neuquén volcanoes. Make incredible turns in Baguales and in the Nahuel Huapi National Park in Bariloche, or go further south in search of great memories in the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Ice Cap Field, Ushuaia and even the Antarctic area, crossing the Drake Passage.

There is no doubt that in Argentina there are backcountry skiing options for everyone! Take your pick from our selection of guided tours below.

 

Top Backcountry Skiing Trips in Argentina

 


 
 

 

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Comfort and friendliness, features of Argentina

In Argentina, there are excellent networks of mountain huts for those who wish to venture into backcountry ski experiences for several days in the outskirts. You will find good accommodations to spend the night and meet new friends, in Mendoza, San Juan, Neuquén, Rio Negro, Santa Cruz, Chubut, Tierra del Fuego and more.

The hospitality of its people is another highlight. Because Argentina is a very important tourist center in the region, you will also meet people from all over the world, which will make your experience culturally much more exciting.

 

 

Good to Know

 

Weather

The north of the country is warmer than the south, where there are snowfalls during most of the winter, from June to August. The climatic conditions near the Andes are windy and dry. As we move away from there, the weather becomes wetter and rainier, especially in autumn, from March to June.

Language

Spanish

Currency

Argentine peso

How to get there

There are international airports in almost all the provinces of the country. The most frequent and direct connections are in Buenos Aires, from where you can connect with the rest of the country through flights that do not exceed 3 hours.

Country Code

+54

Best time to visit

June to September

 

 
 

 

What People Say

  • 18 reviews

 

The trip was really successful. I got an excellent guide Pablo, I am sorry that didn’t know his surname. Pablo
is very professional and responsible guide. He knows an area perfectly, very attentive and caring in relation to client. Thanks to him I did evan more than really could. I learnt with him a new ski techniques and my ski level really rose. Patagonian mountains is a place of strongest beauty and I think that to spend there even a few days is a rare success. I surely recommend Andescross company and guide Pablo for turing skiing in Patagonia.
Sebastian was friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and thoughtful in his safety decisions. He is also just a great guy to ski
with – we had a blast with him!
This was my first experience of a backcountry and Patagonian skiing and it could not have been a more rewarding
experience. Unbelievable scenery, fantastic skiing and great fun. Jorge is the consummate host, able to combine a group of mixed ability fitness and experience without ever compromising on the level of challenge: guide, teacher, asador, guitar master and now friend, I cannot recommend Andescross highly enough
Jorge was a phenomenal mountain guide. He put us in some great snow and kept everyone safe. He is personally
a great guy and went out of his way to make sure everyone had a great time. I’m always happy to serve as a reference for anyone considering a trip with Andescross. Spent two days in Baguales. Snow as incredible and the food was tier I. A truly unique, top tier experience. Hundreds of acres of private ski land in the Andes provided a unique, isolated touring experience. Spent four days at Frey Hut. Jorge knew all the tips and tricks to make the stay very enjoyable. We toured up to a few peaks every day. Made lots of friends from all walks of life. I would do this trip again in a heartbeat, and hopefully take more time to do a few volcanoes later in the season. Next on the list – Antarctica or Norway with Andescross!
I can’t say enough good things about AndesCross and my recent 7 day backcountry hut tour. Trip of a life
time in all aspects. We skied incredible terrain, experienced the local culture and had an amazing time as a group. Everyone had the opportunity to achieve bigger ski objectives while staying safe. Jorge made sure everyone in our group had a great experience, both while skiing and while in Bariloche. None of the pictures do justice. Everything was perfect. I’ve done a number of similar trips in the US and Canada and would rank this at the very top of my list.
It was a real pleasure to spend two amazing days with Lucas. Really nice to spend time with him and
most important Lucas is really a good guide. The trips were amazing with a fantastic scenario. Even if snow conditions were not the best, the panorama has played a key role in making this trip unforgettable
My friend and I went for a day backcountry skiing to Martial Galcier. We had a brilliant time, the guide
was a champion!
Peter, from Australia for Backcountry ski day in Ushuaia, Patagonia
 

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