3-day heliskiing trip in Maipo Valley

Join the incredible Rodrigo, an IMFGA guide, for this exciting 3-day adventure heliskiing in the beautiful Maipo Valley, Chile.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Experience the incredible adventure of heliskiing on the Andes in this amazing 3-day trip in Maipo Valley, Chile. With incredible powder snow and huge glaciers, this place is ideal for winter-sport lovers. Join me on this exciting opportunity!

    We’ll meet at Santiago de Chile and move to the beautiful El Morado Lodge. These three days will be filled with adventures! We’ll enjoy 9 hours of flying time and discover the best powder terrain Chile has to offer. At the same time, we’ll get to savour the amazing Andes landscape.

    For this trip, we’ll be staying at the luxurious El Morado Lodge & Spa. This cozy hotel in the heart of the Chilean Andes offers beautiful rooms and the perfect relaxing environment after an exciting day at the slopes. Besides, it is the closest lodge to the best terrain, reducing flying time and maximizing skiing time. I am also happy to report that it is energy efficient with 100% solar energy.

    This trip is recommended for intermediate skiers, but I can also help you find easier terrains to match your skills, if necessary. My goal is to provide you with an unforgettable experience.

    If you are ready for it, send your request! I would love to be your guide.

    I also offer a longer trip with the same amenities. Check it out here.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 4
    7000 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • 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.
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Santiago - El Morado Lodge & Spa

      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.

    • Day 2Heliskiing day

      We’ll start slow to get used to the high altitude and thin air.

    • Day 3Last day

      We’ll explore higher places and look for virgin snow on the process.

      Transfer to 5-star Ritz Carlton in Santiago.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Santiago de Chile

    Accommodation

    El Morado Lodge & Spa

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    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.

     
     
    FROM 7000 EURper person
     

     

    What People are Saying about Rodrigo Mujica

     

    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.
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    Kisumu
    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.
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    Pawel
    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.
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