First snowfall at Valle Nevado, Chile. We can't wait to see what El Niño has in store for South American mountains this year!


First snowfall for 2014 at Valle Nevado, Chile.

Little more about Valle Nevado:

Valle Nevado ski resort has some of the highest quality snow in Chile, with base elevation of 3,000 m (9,843 ft), and top elevation 5,430 m (17,815 ft) it’s up there! With more than 23,000 acres of rideable area, Valle Nevado is the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere.

This ski resort is created with the inspiration of french ski resorts and modern buildings, hotels and equipments, like Andes Express ski lift, the most advanced of southern hemisphere. Valle Nevado is also close to other ski resorts like La Parva and El Colorado so the passengers can visit them and participate in mountain excursions in winter and summer.

This ski resort offers the biggest rideable surface of Southamerica, three hotels, eight restaurants, apartments and all amenities for the passengers, making of Valle Nevado not only a winter resort, but a relaxing place for all the family.

Ski June, July, August, September and October. Just 35 miles from Santiago’s International airport, Valle Nevado ski resort is in the heart of the Andes offering more than twenty-three thousand acres of rideable terrain. Host to the World Cup of Snowboard again last year, packs all of the mountain, services and comforts you are accustomed to with high-speed detachable chairlift, a ski shop full of carving skis, top notch ski-pros that speak a dozen languages, helicopter skiing / riding, South America’s only Super Half-Pipe, and access to three mountains back to back to back.


Valle Nevado hosted the first event on the 2003/2004 Snowboard FIS World Cup circuit- the only southern hemisphere stop on the tour. Be prepared for world-calibre competition. With more than 9,000 acres of riding, more than thirty-five groomed trails and superb Andean meadows of off-piste terrain, this is the largest resort for riding in the summer months. It offers for the second season, the hemisphere’s first Super Half-Pipe.

Heli – Boarding

Try a unique Andean powder adventure that begins at our heli-port where a Bell 407 awaits to fly you to virgin snows and rarely seen spectacular Andean landscapes. For those who seek extreme emotion on skis and incredible powder, heli-skiing in the Andes is for you.