Off Piste Skiing in Argentina - 3 days - Intermediate
3-day heliskiing trip in Uco Valley, Argentina
The Andes and Patagonia have long been a popular destination to visit, even for skiers. With heliskiing, you get to see a whole new side of this impressive range, traveling to its most wild and woolly parts unknown for unforgettable ski runs. The thrilling lines include untouched snow in tree-lined runs, steep ridges, and gentle glades of varying degrees, and that's just the beginning. From peak to foothills, there is an entire world of great terrain just waiting to be skied. The only things missing are the crowds!
Argentine peso (ARS)
Best Time to Visit
June through October is the best time to heliski in Argentina, with the highest snow quality in July and August
Argentina has a diverse landscape and climate. The higher altitudes have extremely cold winters (June through September) with volatile weather at higher elevations. Summers can be warm and pleasant to uncomfortably hot in the northern part of the country
How to Get There
Flying into Buenos Aires is a popular route for international travel, providing easiest access to North America and Europe. Santiago Chile may also provide a high-profile stop for Andes-bound adventures because of its location. Regional airports serve El Calafate, Salta, and Bariloche as well. Bus service runs domestically, though it is a massive country and can take a long time for road travel
Argentina covers a vast expanse of diverse terrain, from desert and mountain to coast and ice field. It is known for its glaciers, a feature visited often by heliskiers who head to this southern hub. Mountain towns cater to the skiing community well, and there are complete package tours that allow skiers to incorporate luxuries into their program. The Andes run along the western border with Chile. Most regional airports along this north-south line can be reached with a transfer from the main airport in Buenos Aires. Adding some cultural flair to your trip is always recommended as Malbec wine and asado are staples to Argentinian communities. For heliskiers who want a little more lively cultural immersion, tango classes and shows are also a must-see
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