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As spring and summer sun melts the snow in the Northern Hemisphere, savvy skiers pack up and travel south to the great ski centers in South America where the ski season begins in
As far as landscapes go, Chile wins first prize with its wonderfully diverse collection of geographical features and cities including the awesome and never ending Andes and cosmopolitan Santiago. The opportunities for leisure and adventure activities in Chile are endless and the skiing here is no exception, with many
Valle Nevado ski resort is one of the most accessible in Chile and also happens to be the largest resort in the southern hemisphere. It belongs to Chile’s famed Three Valleys ski region and speaks quality with a definite French theme. This
Farther south of the Three Valleys is Chapa Verde, another quality resort that is famed for its stunning views, slopes suitable for every ability and awesome
Termas de Chillán ski resort resides on a volcano south of Santiago and is Chile’s largest single resort, with a massive amount of terrain and a big vertical to boot. Termas also boasts Chile’s longest slope and a quality snowboard park, while there are also hot springs in the area. Chile boasts another dozen quality resorts spread across the country which offer equally good sliding.
If you’re travelling here, we recommend that you take a good guidebook. We like the layout and content of the Lonely Planet book. It provides an excellent mix of travel information and practical advice. Click below to purchase. You won’t regret buying it!