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1. Posted by mreno (Budding Member 2 posts) 11y


Thanks in advance.

I am planning to travel to Chile for Skiing, I have no practice at all so I do need a place when I can start to learn some.

Where are good and cheap places to start Skiing in Chile ?

Are there transportation from Santiago to those Skiing places ?


2. Posted by sinfronter (Budding Member 29 posts) 11y

Hi there

I know, you asked for Chile, but Argentina is close by and I happen to know it, maybe you´re interested:

Catedral mountain near (10km) San Carlos de Bariloche (150.000 habitants + intl airport) is the biggest resort in Argentina (and South America too). Website is not very informative (yet) but gives a general idea.

Other good spots are Chapelco near San Martin de los Andes, Las Leñas, La Hoya near Esquel. Most of the towns near these resorts are not very big, so it´s more difficult to get there.

Bariloche has intl. flights from Santiago/Chile, tend to book out in ski-season because a lot of Chileans prefer Argentina (it´s cheaper)

Hope this helped a little.


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3. Posted by rjeannette (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

to 1 1/2 hour they are the center sky Valle Nevado , La palva , and Colorado , does not have transports I publish single private transport,these are center of ski more near Santiago
visit this website
i live in Santiago -snip-

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