CHILE FREESKI AND BACKCOUNTRY
A guided trip to discover the best of the Chilean backcountry!!! From the famous super C couloir in Portillo, to the volcanoes in the Chillan area. A trip to add on your skier’s bucket list.
Advanced to expert skiers. Ability to ski in all snow conditions, all type of turn, in steep and narrow chutes. Good physical shape: maximum vertical skinning 600 meters per day.
Departure: August 19th 2017, Santiago Airport.
The Trip2-week trip, 12-day freeskiing and backcountry.
Portillo – 7 days. Ski ARPA Cat Ski – 3 days.
Nevados de Chillan – 4 days.
AccommodationAugust 5-12: Hotel Portillo 3* or Inca Lodge DBL Full Board.
August 12-14: Hotel Casa San Regis 3* DBL Half Board.
August 14-15: Hotel Santiago Bonaparte 3* Breakfast.
August 15-19: Hotel Nevados 3* DBL Half board.
Equipment to BringAll your backcountry gears, ace axe,
security pack: probe, shovel, beacon.
Airbag backpack highly recommended.
ItineraryAugust 5th - Day 1, Santiago - Portillo:
Reception at Santiago airport before 12pm. Transfer Santiago Portillo. Accommodation in Hotel Portillo double base Full board
Day 2-7, Portillo:
Security briefing and avalanche training exercise. Free ski and Back country in Portillo. Ski terrain in Portillo is seemingly endless with open bowls and long chutes. The most popular and famous worldwide are the Super C and the Garganta… A day usually starts at 9am and ends at 5pm. And, there is an Heliski option available– one run costs 310 USD, the following runs 210 USD.
Day 8 - 9 - 10, Cat ski - backcountry :
3 days of cat skiing at ski Arpa domain including unlimited runs and full board. 2 nights at Casa San Regis. Transfer in the morning to Ski Arpa after 8am. (a 50 minutes’ drive). We will enjoy 3 days of unlimited runs and hope to ski the legendary Chilean champagne powder, always with mount Aconcagua in the back ground. Ski Arpa has a huge terrain, more of 4000 acres, and 1000 meters vertical up to 3740 meters high. Transfer to Santiago at the end of day 10. One night in a cozy hotel in Santiago DBL base.
Day 11, Santiago Nevados de chillan:
Transfer to Santiago airport in the morning - flight to Concepcion airport (duration 1hs) – Transfer to Nevados de Chillan. 4-night Hotel Nevados de Chillan Half Board, 4-day free skiing and backcountry.
Day 12 - 14, Nevados de chillan:
3 days making the most of Nevados backcountry terrain leaded by our expert guides. The Nevados de Chillán Volcanic Complex has it all. The terrain has Volcanoes, big open faces, hotsprings, valleys, bowls, gullies, steep couloirs, tree skiing, high alpine, pillows.
August 19th - Day 15, Nevados - Santiago::
Transfer to Concepcion airport at noon - flight to Santiago airport. End of services.
GOOOD3 (GOOD) reasons to book this trip the best terrain of Chile fully guided trip great services
Included Services-All transfers of the programmed private and shared.
-7 nights portillo DBL Valle full board or Inca Lodge.
-7 days ski lift Portillo.
-ski Arpa 3 days 2 nights Casa San Regis full board.
-1-night hotel Boutique Bonaparte Santiago BB.
-4 nights Nevados de Chillan half board.
-4 days ski lifts Nevados de Chillan.
-Flight to conception round trip.
-2 weeks guiding (ratio 1: 6)
RatesUSD 7584 per person in DBL base with Hotel Portillo.
USD 5598 per person in DBL base with Inca Lodge Portillo.
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