Skiing Valle Nevado, Chile

A mountain resort area where wind blows as fiercely as the clouds that bring them.  When the snow follows, expect sheer bliss.  This resort is positioned ideally close to Santiago.  Valle Nevado, offers ski enthusiasts and travelers an excellent opportunity to experience unique terrain and ample possibilities for days of riding the snow.  The resort at Valle Nevado caters to vacationers by creating a, "cruise ship environment".  Each guest to Valle Nevado Resort has everything at their fingertip.  5 restaurants, a huge whirl pool, ski shops, bank and even heli-skiing trips, Valle Nevado is a little city on the snow.

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Jam' in through the snow on the top of mountain, under lift, Andes Express.

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First Tracks in Chute. These Instructors are having fun.

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The relaxing hot tub, overlooks the Mountain  and dinner at Valle Nevado means fine buffet dinning.

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Skiing off into the day.

Valle Nevado is a Resort that is frequently visited by the upper class of  neighboring countries.  One third of their visitors come from Chile, Argentina and Brazil.  This destination resort will also attract a few North Americans and Europeans, keeping it a well kept secret.  Expect to invest well in your visit, and plan on it being a memorable time.  The geography of these mountains undiscovered.  They are immense, powerful and worthy of exploration.  With a heli-ski operation, three other resorts with in hiking distance, and the largest terrain in South America, one could spend many days here.  Valle Nevado also boasts a stop on the 2002 World Cup Circuit.  The race will be held in September 2001.   Incidentally, this happens to be the last race qualifiers can attempt to make the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Always a great view for sunset.

Valle Nevado Resort is worth a stay for great skiing and resort life.  

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*Feature written and photographed by Phillips, July 2001.  All information supplied by Valle Nevado ski resort.



Valle Nevado is a 2 hour drive from Santiago.
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