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Backcountry skiing day tours around Santiago, Chile

Follow IMFGA-certified guide Eduardo for a backcountry skiing experience around Santiago. Discover the best powder snow of the Chilean Andes with an expert!

Private

Andes

1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Discover the amazing skiing areas around Santiago.
  • Experience the thrill of backcountry skiing on untouched powder snow.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Andes.

Description

Would you like to participate in a stunning skiing adventure in the Andes? Then join me in Chile for a backcountry experience near Santiago!

Santiago, the capital of Chile and one of the largest cities in South America, is a popular tourist destination. Flanked by the main chain of the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, it offers quick and easy access to the best skiing areas of the country.

For this backcountry adventure, I will pick you up in Santiago and drive you around 50 kms to La Parva or Valle Nevado. Valle Nevado and La Parva are both part of the Tres Valles (Three Valleys) region, which also includes El Colorado resort. The mountains in this area receive top-quality snow during the winter, and offer many untracked areas to explore.

Depending on which of these two ski resorts we start from, we will climb either Cerro la Parva or Cerro el Pintor and find some amazing powder terrain. From then on, you will enjoy exciting descents on narrow couloirs and steep slopes! Furthermore, you can extend your adventure as many days as you like and make this experience even better!

Keep in mind that this trip requires you to have intermediate piste skiing skills. Additionally, you will need a good fitness level as we will have to carry our skis during the ascent. However, I can adapt the itinerary according to your abilities and wishes. 

So, are you up for this thrilling winter adventure around Santiago? Then get in touch with me and let’s go backcountry skiing in the Andes!

You are also welcome to check out the ice climbing tours that I offer in the area.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

Price details

Not included: Guide Expenses, accommodations, meals in the ski resort, gear, etc.


Details

Accommodation

Not included.

More info

I’ll send you the equipment list by request. It includes backcountry skis, skins, showel, probe and helmet.

Meeting point

Santiago (Chile).

About the guide

Eduardo is a Geologist Engineer, but he always dedicated his life to his passion, mountaineering. With more than 20 years climbing around the world, especially in the Andes, he actually dedicated to give instruction to beginners or guide from beginners to pro persons in the incredible world of the mountains.

In 2010, he obtained the UIAGM/IFMGA certification. He has a lot of experience in the Andes, where he normally guides and climbs. He also guided in Europe and Nepal, and made personal climbs in Europe and USA. Actually he lives in Puerto Varas, south Chile.

Languages

English | Spanish

Certificates

IFMGA

Residence

Puerto Varas, Chile


What people are saying about this trip

JAKUB SIMON

5.00

August, 2022

Eduardo did an excellent job guiding us on backcountry tours in the Farellones area in Chile! Communication before the trip was excellent. He was on time both days. He listened to what we asked and delivered exactly what we were looking for. He was knowledgeable, fun to hang out with, and his English was excellent. We could not have asked for a better guide!


 

 

 

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