Join the incredible Rodrigo, an IMFGA guide, for this exciting 3-day adventure heliboarding in the beautiful Maipo Valley, Chile.
Join me for an incredible 3-day trip on the beautiful Maipo Valley, Chile. This Andes location is ideal for exploring snowboarding and skiing at its best! We’ll spend 3 days heliboarding Chile’s best powder snow. Come experience this exciting adventure.
We’ll meet at Santiago de Chile and ride in a helicopter to El Morado Lodge & Spa, the luxurious hotel where we’ll be staying. We’ll spend the following days making the most of this experience with 9 hours of flying time. We’ll slowly go gaining altitude and searching for the best places! We’ll also spend the last night at the 5-star Ritz Carlton hotel in Santiago de Chile.
The wonderful El Morado is ideal for this type of trip: it is the closest lodge to the best terrain, giving us more time for enjoying the snow. Besides, the cozy rooms and excellent Chilean cuisine are fantastic for coming back from the mountain ready to relax.
This trip is recommended for intermediate snowboarders, but skiers are welcome too! I can also accommodate other sill levels looking for the best terrain to match your skills.
So book your trip now and get ready for an unforgettable experience on the Chilean Andes! Maipo Valley is waiting for you.
If you are looking for a longer trip, be sure to check out the one I offer to Maipo Valley but as a 6-day trip.
El Morado Lodge & Spa
Santiago de Chile
We’ll meet at Santiago de Chile and drive to the helicopter airport that will take us to El Morado. Briefing session and safety instructions.
We’ll explore higher places and look for virgin snow on the process.
Transfer to 5-star Ritz Carlton in Santiago.
An Internationally Certified UIAGM / IFMGA Mountain Guide, Rodrigo has been a guide for 30 years. He has led 24 expeditions to Denali and 28 expeditions to Aconcagua — the highest peaks in North and South America, respectively. He has been a member of expeditions to Shisha Pangma and Cho Oyu in the Himalaya, and his climbs in Patagonia include the North and Central Towers of Paine, Agujas Guillaumet and Poincenot, as well as Cerro Torre attempts. He’s made Patagonian Ice Cap explorations including the first east-west traverse of the northern Ice Cap. He holds first ascents in Antarctica, the Andes and Alaska; speed ascents of Denali, Aconcagua, and Juncal. He’s guided the Ellsworth Mountains and Mt. Vinson in Antarctica and has extensive climbing and guiding experience in Yosemite and the Alps, including Frendo Spur and the Grand Jorasses. He’s a former Technical Committee member for the American Mountain Guides Association and a Senior Guide at Exum Mountain Guides in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Rodrigo speaks fluent English, French and Spanish.
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Group of 1
|EUR 28866 each|
Group of 2
|EUR 14433 each|
Group of 3
|EUR 9622 each|
Group of 4
|EUR 7217 each|
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• Guiding fee
• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back
• Transport during the trip
• Helicopter drops as described
• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
• Price does not include additional flying time (€2,600 per hour), personal items and services and expenses in case of evacuation or rescue.
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From the start Aventuras Patagonicas was welcoming, which set the trip up on the right foot. The guides, Wes, Lucia and Sebastian were all excellent and worked very hard to get the group of climbers safely up and down the mountain. The food was excellent and well organized. The gear provided on the mountain (tents) were also of good quality. I would climb again with Patagonicas.
Great guides, great equipment, amazed about how good food was. All round a very experienced and top end operator who know what they are doing and will maximise your chances of getting to the summit. Reaching top Aconcagua was one of greatest highlights of my life thank you Aventuras Patagonicas.
I did a 20 day climb of Aconcagua with this company. The guides were excellent and made the trip as enjoyable as possible. We had hot meals every evening and morning. Aconcagua is a hard mountain and it takes a great deal of effort to reach the top. The guides at Patagonicas are committed to each client\'s safety on the mountain. I would recommend them over any other company on the mountain.