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USD 4,199

GUIDED BACKCOUNTRY TOURING
8 Days | 7 Nights

Location: South America | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Advanced to Expert
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USD 4,199
This guided ski touring and splitboard journey is open to the advanced skier and rider looking to earn his turns and venture into the spectacular world of volcano ski touring. Climb and descend active volcanoes, experience the local culture and incredible food and more
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Fixed Date(s): Aug 10 - Aug 17, 2022
Days: 8
Price: USD 4,599
Availability: Filling
Fixed Date(s): Sep 07 - Sep 14, 2022
Days: 8
Price: USD 3,999
Availability: Available
Fixed Date(s): Sep 28 - Oct 05, 2022
Days: 8
Price: USD 3,999
Availability: Available
Fixed Date(s): Oct 05 - Oct 12, 2022
Days: 8
Price: USD 3,999
Availability: Available
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Chile Volcanoes Tour

Volcano ski touring in southern Chile is a must do bucket-list adventure for any serious backcountry touring enthusiast. If you’re looking for the best splitboarding and ski touring in Chile, there’s no better expedition than the Chile Volcanos Backcountry Tour from Powderquest. The experts guide you deep into the Andes to ski Chile’s classic volcanoes; Volcano Lonquimay, Volcano Villarrica, Volcano Lanin, and Volcano Quetrupillan. This guided randonee skiing and spiltboard journey will take you to some of the most pristine and advanced backcountry terrain in south Chile. After full days of volcano skiing and snowboarding, you’ll settle into comfortable lodges, refuel on locally sourced dinners and sample iconic Chilean red wines.

Tour Highlights

  • Professionally guided adventures on 4 snow drenched Chilean volcanos
  • Soak in volcanic mineral hot springs after an adventurous day of skiing and splitboarding
  • Discover southern Chile’s stunning landscapes and old growth forests, including the Araucaria; beautiful living fossils known as “monkey puzzle trees”
  • Immerse in the friendly local culture of Pucon; Chile’s adventure capital
  • Delicious regional cuisine and red wines- fresh trout, wild boar, veggies, handmade empanadas, pastel de choclo and Merkén spice created by the Indigenous Mapuche

Ability & Fitness

Experienced ski tourers and splitboarders welcome. This trip requires previous backcountry touring experience and individuals who are physically up for the challenge and craving for adventure. The volcanic terrain will be varied, steep, and slightly technical. Expect a mix of powder, ice and corn snow.

Chile Volcanoes Itinerary

This tour starts in Temuco and ends in Temuco then Santiago.

Day 1 Arrive to Temuco, travel to Corralco Resort

  • Fly into Temuco, Chile (ZCO airport) by 9:30am
  • Meet PowderQuest ski guides and group
  • Drive to Volcano Lonquimay through the sacred lands of the Indigenous Mapuche Take in the landscape of expansive farmland, natural reserves, and thermal hot springs
  • Check into hotel on the base of the volcano at Corralco Ski Resort Mountain and avalanche safety introduction
  • Warm-up with lift accessed off-piste runs as well as short touring options to get our ski legs back after the summer off
  • Group dinner at hotel with local Chilean food and wine

Day 2-3 Ski Tour Lonquimay Volcano & Surrounding Backcountry Zones

  • Group breakfast at hotel
  • 2 full days ski touring the local backcountry + weather permitting, a summit of Lonquimay Volcano
  • Take advantage of the hotel's spa, pool, gym, and nightly activities
  • Group dinner at resort with local Chilean food and wine

Day 4-7 Arrive to Pucon, Ski Volcano Villarrica, Lanin, Quetrupillan

  • Group breakfast
  • Pack-up, check-out of Corralco
  • Travel to Pucon, bordering Lake Villarrica Conditions permitting, ski 3 volcanos: Lanin (12293 ft), Villarrica (9317 ft), and Quetrupillan (7743 ft)
  • Touring climbs to volcano craters, see epic panoramic views of the Lake District and smoking active cones in the distance
  • Post ski, enjoy thermal hot springs, mountain town cafes, pubs, and authentic local food at select favorite restaurants in Pucon

Day 8 Depart Pucon, Return to Temuco-Santiago

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Pack up, check out, return to Temuco
  • Catch afternoon/evening return flights to Santiago

Lodging

Corralco

Your 4 star ski-in, ski-tour out home for 3 comfortable nights tucked away under a canopy of monkey puzzle trees and stunning views of Volcano Lonquimay. Hotel features spa, sauna, pool + gym and nightly activities at the bar.

Pucon

In the heart of downtown Pucon our comfortable bed and breakfast is our home for 4 nights. Centrally located with walking access to cafes, bars and the town's cultural markets once we are off the mountain.

Inclusions and Rates


2022 Rates - from $3999 USD Inclusions
  • 2 full-time guides, certified by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA), the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG), or the Argentine Mountain Guide Association (AAGM)
  • Ground transport
  • Lift tickets for Lonquimay Volcano
  • Comfortable lodging with private bath
  • Daily breakfast, authentic dinners, Chilean red wine, mineral water
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Booking & Cancellation Terms & Conditions

DEPOSIT & BALANCE
  • A 30% deposit is required at time of reservation.
  • Balance due 60 days before departure
  • They accept Master Card, Visa, American Express, PayPal, bank wires. Cheques are accepted from USA bank accounts.
  • All payments are in USD
CANCELLATION BY YOU
  • greater than 60 days from trip = forfeit $500
  • 60 days to 14 days from trip = forfeit 75% of trip cost 
  • less thank 14 day = forfeit 100% of trip cost
We highly recommend travel insurance to cover you should you have to cancel the trip.

CANCELLATION BY POWDERQUEST
PowderQuest do everything in their power to run all advertised trips, however they require a minimum of 5 guests to make a trip viable. If a trip is cancelled due to lack of numbers you will receive a 100% refund.