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Freeride skiing in El Colorado, near Santiago (Farellones, Chile)

Join Sebastian, your IFMGA-certified guide, as he leads you on this thrilling and fun 1+ day of freeride skiing in El Colorado, near Santiago (Farellones, Chile), containing some of the best and most beautiful freeride skiing spots in South America, with fresh and deep powder, epic views and good weather the norm.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Freeride ski on the epic and awesome El Colorado, near Santiago

  • Experience the deep, fresh and amazing powder the area is known for

  • Admire the beautiful views out over the Chilean landscape.


I will guide you on this awesome and sublime 1+ day of freeride skiing in El Colorado, near Santiago (Farellones, Chile), one of South America’s top freeride skiing locale’s that is renowned for its amazingly deep and fresh powder, great views out over the Chilean countryside and wide open, enjoyable slopes to ski on.

El Colorado is a Chilean skiing area located just 39km away from the capital city of the country, Santiago, and is a very popular skiing destination as a result of this close proximity. World freeride skiing events are held at El Colorado each year, adding to its reputation as a good freeride skiing location.

Our trip begins in the morning, at approximately 8:30am, when we pick you up from either of the 2 ski resorts of Farellones or Valle Nevado.

Once at El Colorado we go straight in to the freeride skiing, and over the course of the day we have the opportunity to undertake up to 4 descents of 1000m or more.

It is hard to overstate how good the conditions here are for freeride skiing, as they are tucked away from the busy ski resorts and take advantage of the clean, crisp weather and conditions that Chile is known for.

Myself and the other guides are all very passionate about freeride skiing, and if you are too then we promise these trips will be truly memorable experiences.

After a whole day of wearing ourselves out with the immense amount of freeride skiing, we then drop you back at your accommodation in Farellones or Valle Nevado, hopefully having made you love Chile even more and whetted your appetite for more freeride skiing.

This is one of the best freeride skiing spots in South America – book now to make sure you experience the thrill!

For a different experience in this area, check out our 1+ day Guided backcountry skiing in Farrellones, Chile, here!

More info

Please bring with you: arva, pala, sonda, freeride skis, freeride boots, suitable clothes for freeride skiing. Transport to and from Santiago, as well as rental equipment, can be organised beforehand.

Meeting point

Farellones or Valle Nevado.



Day 1: Meet, ski, finish

Pick up in the morning (approx. 8:30am), freeride ski all day, return to accommodation (5:30pm).

About the guide

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IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Chile

I am Sebastian Rojas Schmidt from Cajón del Maipo. I leave in the middle of the mountains in a small mountain hut during the winter season and, the rest of the year, I travel between Patagonia, the Andes, the Alps or Himalaya.

I have climbed many summits in South America´s Patagonia and 2 mountains over 8000 meters: the Anapurna (8091m) and the Broad Peak (8047m).

I guide all around the Andes, Patagonia, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. I climb and do mountaineering during the summer, and freeride, ski touring and ice climbing during the winter.

Chile and South America in general are full of mind-blowing spots and there is a lot to explore! Come discover the magical mountains of the Andes, ski freeride in Cajón del Maipo and climb in Patagonia!

Don’t hesitate to contact me on Explore Share if you are looking for specific programs. I will be glad to share my passion and prepare your next expedition.

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

USD 516 each

Group of 2

USD 299 each

Group of 3

USD 258 each

Group of 4

USD 258 each

Group of 5

USD 258 each

Group of 6

USD 207 each

Group of 7

USD 207 each

Group of 8

USD 207 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

Price details

• Price does not include: personal equipment, ski touring gear, teleferic ticket ($90), food and drink.

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