Valle Nevado - History


Valle Nevado in Chile


Valle Nevado ski resort has some of the highest quality snow in Chile, because of its location at 3 thousand meters of height. It counts with modern infrastructure and the best equipments to give and excellent service to its visitors, that want to enjoy the white sports in the wonderful summits of chilean Mountain.

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 skiable 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.


June - October

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 skiable 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.


Skiing at Valle Nevado

With more than 23.000 acres of skiable domain Valle Nevado is the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere. With scores of groomed slopes, heaps of fresh powder, a multitude of bumps and entire Andean meadows of off-piste, you'll find a world of skiing adventure to be explored in this ski resort.



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 - Ski

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.


Snow School

Valle Nevado ski resort has a professional staff of almost fifty ski and snowboard pros from all over the world. They speak more than a dozen languages and offer safe, challenging skiing and snowboarding experiences for all levels-- as well as certified mountain guides to venture further from the groomed pistes of the resort and to local heli-skiing paradise.

Step by step you will discover your abilities and improve your skills in safe and fun surroundings, thanks to a team of more than 50 bilingual ski/snowboard instructors and Mountain guides from arround the world.


Ski Shop

A complete and modern stock of over 1,200 complete sets of ski and snowboard gear that is renewed yearly with the latest in skis and snowboards as well as specialized attire to please even the most demanding equipment requirements.

The Ski Shop's workshop is equiped with the latest technology for the maintenance and repair of equipment.