Valle Nevado

Chile Ski Resort

Valle Nevado

The Ski Center with the largest number of ski lifts will allow you to access each corner of the Andes and to enjoy perfect snow on the slopes that only exist because of the orientation and height of Chile’s biggest and most modern ski resort.

About Valle Nevado

Very close to Santiago de Chile, in the heart of the Andes, is the largest winter resort in the Southern hemisphere and, probably, the most modern in Patagonia. Its name is a synonym for ski: Valle Nevado is located 3,025 meters over sea level, which ensures snow every winter to
practice our favorite sport.

For snowboarders, the Valle Nevado snowboard park, 100 meters long and 50 meters wide, provides two special trails: half pipe and border cross, together with the La Escondida cable ferry. Since 2003, Valle Nevado has been the venue for the FIS Snowboarding World Cup. It is
the only sport resort to have been selected in Latin America.

Main Information

  • Vertical drop: 2658 feet
  • Altitude at highest ski point : 12040.68 feet
  • Average annual snowfall : 26,73 feet
  • Chance for beautiful weather : 80% sunny days
  • Ski -in, Ski – out access from hotel to slopes
  • Hotels: Valle Nevado, Puerta del Sol y Tres Puntas
  • Distance from Santiago: 29 miles

Open Season
June

Facilities
Equipment Rental

Service
Heli Skiing

Restaurants
Hotels & Mountain

Weather
Winter days above -6 °C

How to get there?

Only 46 km from Santiago, along the paved road to Farallones, which runs for 32 km up to the Valle Nevado detour. From this point, only 14 km remain to get to the winter resort.

In the winter, traffic is allowed to go up only from 8am to 2pm and down only from 2pm to 8pm. Likewise, the use of snow chains is mandatory in mountain roads.

Ski Area

Valle Nevado has trails for all levels, divided into:

  • Beginners (10%)
  • Intermediate (36%)
  • Advanced skiers (33%)
  • Experts (21%)

Furthermore it has alternative terrains, backcountry, where experts can enjoy the adrenaline slithering through virgin snow, through the slopes of the Andes; and the Bumps area where it is possible to overcome obstacles and enjoy the adrenaline in the snow.

It has three parts: the beginner has a course with rollers, mini risers and mini boxes; intermediate, with two drawers, 3 jumps of 6 to 10 meters, and a rainbow; and advanced sector, with two rails and a kink of 9 meters a quarter pipe for jibbing 2 step up style jumps.

Slopes

Easiest
Trails
Intermediate Advanced Most
Difficult
Camino Bajo La Felicidad A todo Pulmón Cascada
Cuando Vals La Oficina Adrenalina
Lazo Pirca Momia
Fox Trot Tango 1 y 2 Eclipse
Ronda El Beso Twist
Polka Diablada Shake
Tap Can Can
Luna
Sol 1 y 2

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