Backcountry ski day in Ushuaia, Patagonia

Backcountry ski in Ushuaia, Patagonia. Discover the south of south in a day or multi-day trip with Sebastián, AAGM certified mountain guide.




Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Not specified


Today I would like to offer you a one-day skiing tour in Ushuaia.

A backcountry skiing or splitboarding adventure in Ushuaia is quite similar to a trekking day. However, the boards give us something different: the excitement of virgin snow descents!

Let’s ski far from the lifts and tourists, in the heart of a stunning winter land. The tour will take 7 hours in total, form 9 AM to 16 PM.

Ushuaia is one of the best backcountry skiing destinations in Patagonia. Located in the southernmost point of Argentina, in the Tierra del Fuego province, Ushuaia offers the longest ski season of the continent. Also, the amount and quality of snow is perfect, what guarantees the best ski runs and descents.

The large slopes in places like the Olum valley, Mount Alvear, the Martial glacier and Cerro Portillo are some of the key destinations to enjoy the best snow in unbelievable and unspoiled natural surroundings.

This backcountry ski day is perfect for intermediate-advanced alpine skiers. Anyway, if you don’t have prior experience you can also come. Tierra del Fuego has something for everyone with endless slopes for all levels of participants! I will decide the best place for you and the group according to your skills and expertise.

And if you are an experienced skier let me recommend you the multi-day package tours. You can explore the Fuegian Mountains with your boards in an superb expedition of 3 or 7 days!

Contact me now so we can organize this ski-day or combine several destinations in a multi-day trip. I will be waiting for you!

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Price per person per day

1 Person
300 USD

Group of 2
180 USD

Group of 3
180 USD

Group of 4
180 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Half-board meals during trip
  • Transport to the start of the trip
  • Group equipment
  • Personal Insurance


What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.



  • Day 1: Backcountry ski day in Ushuaia

    I will contact you the day before to discuss the appropriate ground for the excursion and to set a meeting point and starting time. I will provide you with an Avalanche Kit (Shovel, arva and probe). If you need skiing equipment (boards, poles, climbing skins and boots), it will be provided to you in the “Escuela de Esqui Ushuaia”, located in the Mountain Centre of the Martial Glacier.

    The day of the tour, I will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the chosen place. It will depend on the conditions and the skills of the group. Once the tour starts, there will be stops for lunch and snacks. You will enjoy a unique day in the Fuegian Mountain Range.


Other details

Skill level required
Fitness level required
Meeting point
To be arranged.
More info

Not included in the price: skiing equipment (Rental of complete equipment USD 40)


About the Guide


GM-AAGM Mountain Guide and GEM-AAGM Ski Guide from Argentina.

I was born and live in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world! I've been skiing since I was 2 years old, and compited as a ski athlete in alpine world ski championships.

In 2007 I retired from professional competitions to focus on my guiding career. I trained on rock, ice and mixed climbing skills as well as guiding techniques and became a mountain guide in 2011 at the Argentinean Mountaineering Guides Association (AAGM). In 2017 I completed the guiding courses to become also a certified Ski Mountain Guide GEM-AAGM.

I've done a large number of technical climbs at the Darwin Range and Patagonia while many of those are new lines.

FROM 180 USD per person
per day


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