Duration/Dates9 Days/8 Nights
Welcome to the Andes Mountains of Chile! Still trying to figure out your ski holiday plans? Sit back, relax, and let Endless Turns arrange your all-inclusive ski and snowboarding package to the Nevados de Chillan Resort, located 5 hours South of Santiago. Nevados Resort is in the central Volcano Region of Chile. The resort sits below three impressive volcanic cones, all of which can be climbed and skied! The off-piste and backcountry terrain here is some of the best in Chile. The lodging accommodations are located at the base of the resort, all of which offer access to thermal pools fed by mountain hot springs. Whether you want to relax and warm up, hit the slopes, or a little bit of both, this Chilean ski package gives you the best of both worlds. With a trip to Chile, your next ski holiday can be the best one yet!
|Chair Lifts||11 – 1 triple, 4 double, 3 surface lifts, 3 T-bars|
|Designated Runs||28, which equal 22 miles of terrain (36 km)|
|Off-Piste & Backcountry||The off-piste and backcountry ski touring options here are infinite. There are wide-open bowls, chutes, canyons, couloirs, and volcano ascents/descents. This hands down has the best backcountry skiing in the Andes. Not to mention that you can climb the Volcan Nuevo and look into the smoking crater.|
(% of terrain)
|Vertical Drop: 4,003 feet (1220 meters)|
Top Elevation: 8,990 feet (2740 meters)
Bottom Elevation: 4,987 feet (1,520 meters)
|Average Annual Snowfall||26-30 feet / 8-9 meters|
|Skiing & Snowboarding||Allowed|
|Terrain Park||Yes, but no half pipe|
|Elevations||Vertical Drop: 3,150 feet (960 meters)|
Top Elevation: 11,909 feet (3,630 meters)
Bottom Elevation: 8,760 feet (2,670 meters))
|Getting There||Fly into Santiago, with a connecting flight to Concepcion, then a 1.5 hour trip from the Concepcion to the resort. The other option is a 5-hour transfer or bus from Santiago|
Current Weather Provide By:
Nevados de Chillan Resort – http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Chillan/6day/top
Mid June to Late September
The Nevados de Chillan Resort has terrain that will rival any of the other South American Resorts. The off-piste terrain and backcountry access here are among the best in the world. Towering high above the resort are three volcanoes, all of which can be climbed and skied. The numerous canyons, bowls, natural half pipes, and chutes are so spectacular that you will be planning your return trip even before leaving! Chillan also gets the most snow out of all the Andean resorts.
Accommodations & Cuisine
The Nevados de Chillan Resort has some very nice lodging options, all of which are located at the base of the resort. Whether you prefer a luxurious suite or a hotel guest room, Chillan has accommodations to meet all travel needs. Regardless of which type of hotel you decide on, rest assured all have therapeutic hot springs to enjoy after a long day on the slopes.
The restaurants in the ski village serve up delicious dishes, such as local seafood, carne (steaks), and wild game. Dinner is included at the hotels and makes for an easy evening commute:)
In the mountain village at the Nevados de Chillan Resort, there are some fun pubs and wine bars. If you are looking for dancing, then the village of Las Trancas is where you’ll want to be Friday and Saturday nights.