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6-day heliskiing trip in Maipo Valley

Maipo Valley, Chile

Experience the exciting adventure of heliskiing the Chilean Andes in the beautiful Maipo Valley with Rodrigo, an IMFGA guide.

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Andes

6 Days

Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Intermediate


Description

Join me for an incredible opportunity heliskiing the impressive Chilean Andes. On this 6-day trip in Maipo Valley, we’ll discover Chile’s best powder snow and relax at the cozy El Morado Lodge & Spa. Come with me for this exciting adventure.

Located in the heart of the Chilean Andes, the Maipo Valley is known for offering Chile’s best powder snow and beautiful views during the rides. Huge glaciers surround the area and many places have not been riden yet! We’ll spend 13 hours flying through this beauty!

In order to enjoy the place even more, we’ll be staying at the gorgeous El Morado Lodge & Spa. With cozy rooms, exquisite cuisine and impressive views, this place is the best place to stay for this adventure. It is even the closest hotel to the best terrain, increasing skiing time! It is also completely energy efficient with 100% solar energy.

I can’t wait to take you to this incredible spot. If you are ready to experience Chile’s best, send your request. The mountains are waiting for you!

If you’re looking for a shorter trip, be sure to check the one I offer to Maipo Valley in 3 days.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Helicopter drops as described

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

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 1: Santiago - 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 2 to 6: Heliskiing days!

The first day will be spent in a not so high route to get used to the altitude and thin air. We’ll go gaining altitude as the days progress, looking for new and untouched places. There’s also the option to rest for a day.

Day 7: Return to Santiago

One last day skiing and we’ll return to Santiago to the 5-star Ritz Carlton.

 

Details

Accommodation

El Morado Lodge & Spa

Meeting point

Santiago de Chile

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.

Languages

French | English

Certificates

ANGM | UIAGM

Residence

Santiago


What people are saying about -Rodrigo Mujica

Edward B

5.00

January, 2023

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Balázs Szili

5.00

January, 2020

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Kisumu

5.00

March, 2017

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.

Pawel

5.00

February, 2017

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.

Anonymous

5.00

January, 2017

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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