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Ski Tour in Cajón del Maipo

Ski Tour in Cajón del Maipo | Chile

Embark on a captivating skiing tour through the breathtaking landscapes of Cajón del Maipo, guided by a seasoned IFMGA-certified mountain expert. Discover the enchanting wonders of the Andes Mountains on this unforgettable winter adventure in Chile.

Group

Andes

1 Day

Jun - Oct

Open To Everyone

Beginner


Highlights

* Enjoy a full day ski touring in Cajon del Maipo

* Explore the beauty of the Andes Mountains

* Discover the varied terrain and stunning scenery of the untamed corners of Chile

Description

Venture into the stunning Cajon del Maipo, in search of amazing lines and incredible snow quality with an experienced IFMGA certified mountain guide. Join us on this ski touring trip - the perfect opportunity to experience the beauty of the Andes Mountains.

Start your day early in Santiago and head to the mountains in Cajón del Maipo. Enjoy a long day of exploring the stunning scenery, hiking, and skiing. If you decide to extend your trip to two days, we can move you from the city center to Cajón del Maipo and create a personalized itinerary.

Discover this stunning canyon in the Andes Mountains, surrounded by the most beautiful mountains in the central area of Chile. Just 2 hours from Santiago, Cajon del Maipo is a paradise for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. With its varied terrain and stunning scenery, it is sure to provide you with an unforgettable winter adventure, even if you don't have much previous skiing experience.

Get ready to be amazed by the incredible vistas of the snow-capped Andes Mountains, which rise up to 6,000 meters (19,685 feet). The mountains are also home to several glaciers, including the famous San Francisco Glacier, the largest glacier in the entire area.

Let the crisp mountain air fill your lungs and leave behind the hustle and bustle of city life in Santiago. Contact me to start planning your next skiing journey in the mountains of Chile!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters

- Personal porters

- Camping equipment tents

- Camping equipment sleeping bag

- Camping equipment sleeping pad

- Camping equipment cooking utensils

Price details

Include all things in to the trip, dont include personal equipment


Itinerary

Day 1: Ski touring in Cajón del Maipo

Venture into the stunning landscapes of Cajón del Maipo, where you'll discover amazing slopes and exceptional snow conditions. Surrounded by the breathtaking majesty of the Central Andes, this natural wonderland is only a two-hour drive from Santiago, offering a winter paradise.

 

Equipment you will need to bring

**You'll need to bring:** * Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles) * Climbing skins * Poles * Helmet * Goggles * Sunglasses * Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe and shovel) * Crampons * Ice Axe * Harness


FAQs

What experience and how fit do I need to be to climb this mountain?

We welcome skiers and snowboarders of all levels on this trip. We can adjust the itinerary to suit your experience and fitness level. However, previous ski touring experience is required.

How far in advance should I start training and what kind of training do you suggest?

The amount of training you need to do for a ski tour trip will depend on your fitness level. However, it is a good idea to start training at least 6 weeks in advance. Cardio exercises will help you to build up your endurance and stamina, while strength training will help you to build up your strength and power.

Will I need to bring any technical equipment of my own?

Here is a list of the essential gear you will need for your ski touring trip:

  • Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles)
  • Climbing skins
  • Poles
  • Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe and shovel)
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Harness

What is the best time of the year to embark on this trip?

The most optimal months for this trips are June, July, August, September and October

Can I join a group?

Yes, you can join a group on any date

Will there be porters to help to carry group and personal equipment?

Porterage is included in the price.

What is included in the price?

All meals during the trip, Transport during the trip, Permit and entrance fees, Camping Equipment, Porters, Transport to the start of your trip and Guiding fee

About the guide

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Nicolás

5.00

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Aspirant Guide

I am an aspirant IFMGA mountain guide, with extensive experience in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Perú and Ecuador.

I live in Cajón del Maipo, Chile, where climbing opportunities are almost endless!

I do a lot of guiding in South America´s High Mountain, especially on technical routes. I also do rock climbing courses in different parts of Chile and in my city.

During my tours, I try to generate the best experience for my clients, and like to teach them about the cultural and environmental importance of the places we visit.

Languages

English

Certificates

ANGM | UIAGM

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What people are saying about Nicolás

5.00

My guide Angela was great. Her experience and expertise helped me make the climb of a lifetime. My safety and well-being were her first and foremost concern.


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