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Chile Powder Sessions

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USD 3,665

GUIDED OFF-PISTE & BC ADVENTURE
10 Nights | 7 Days Skiing | Nevados de Chillan

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Location: South America | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Advanced to Expert
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USD 3,665
Nevados de Chillan is a relatively unknown resort noted for its abundant snowfalls and amazing backcountry terrain. This guided 11 day tour will enable you to become intimate with this incredible volcano whilst incorporating some fabulous Chilean culture, food & wine.
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Fixed Date(s): Aug 22 - Sep 01, 2022
Days: 11
Price: USD 3,665
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Fixed Date(s): Sep 03 - Sep 13, 2022
Days: 11
Price: USD 3,665
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Chile Powder Sessions

The Adventure Project runs powder sessions in Chile for several groups of advanced/expert skiers and boarders to the southern Chilean resort of Nevados de Chillan for 10 days of riding some of South America's best terrain and deepest snow this August and September.

You will have 9 nights staying in the small town of Las Trancas, about a 10 minute drive each day to the ski area, in your own private transportation. Nevados is known as getting the most snow in South America (10m +) and has really fun natural terrain with many gullies and natural half-pipes. It has some of the best sidecountry around. The tour incorporates a scheduled day off in the town of Chillan, to explore the local wineries and enjoy a massive Chilean BBQ. The tour concludes with with one night in Concepcion, a vibrant town on the Pacific coast.

The tour will operate in small groups, with no more than 6 guests per group/guide. Your guide will be with you the whole time. If you want to experience one of the hidden gems of South American skiing and experience the distinctive Chilean culture, then this is a trip that shouldn’t be missed.

Program Focus

This program is ideal for adventurous and experienced skiers/boarders to explore a southern ski area of Chile. This resort tends to be a little more off the beaten path for international skiers and riders alike, so the slopes (holiday periods excluded), tend to be quieter. You can get a more authentic Chilean experience at Nevados de Chillan. This area also gets a lot of snow and has great sidecountry access, with good inbounds terrain.

The guides will put you through a comprehensive avalanche safety training and there is an opportunity to work on technique, if there are people in the group looking to improve on their freeride ability. This is a great program; not only do you get to ski/ride one of the best resorts in southern Chile, but you’ll meet a lot of the locals and experience their way of life, not to mention sample the local food. You’ll be in good hands.

If you have any questions or want to check regarding availability, you can make a booking request here.

Terrain & Access

Nevados de Chillan has a lot of terrain that can be accessed directly off the lifts however with some traversing, the terrain becomes huge. There is also a massive amount of backcountry terrain that can be accessed via some relatively easy skinning/split boarding. How and what terrain you access will ultimately be determined by the group dynamics, however it is recommended that if you have touring gear you should definitely bring it along. If you plan to ski the backcountry you should also bring along avalanche safety gear (beacon, shovel, probe & backpack as a minimum).

Group/Session Size

There is a maximum of 6 guests per group, led by 1 guide. There is a maximum of 3 groups per session, with 12 guests per session in total.

Minimum Ability Level

These trips are for advanced to expert skiers and boarders. You should be comfortable in black diamond terrain and above, in variable snow conditions. You should be able to link fluid turns, with confidence.

How To Get There

The tour commences and ends in Concepcion, Chile. You will need to arrange domestic flights to Concepcion airport (Code CCP) via Santiago International Airport (SCL). This flights search engine may be useful in finding the right flights. You can make a booking request to get more information on ideal flight times.

If you find you need to spend an extra night in Santiago, you can view & book hotels online here.


Huge terrain to explore

On an active volcano

plus cultural & winery tour

Lodging: Cabanas Los Hualles

For 9 nights your home will at the very comfortable Cabana Los Hualles located in Las Trancas, a 10-minute drive from Nevados de Chillan ski centre.

You will be staying in either the twin-share lodge rooms or in the 6 person cabins with 2 people per room. The twin-share lodge rooms will be given on a first come, first served basis. Once the twin-share lodge rooms are full, guests will be housed in the 6 person cabins, unless a cabin has been specifically requested for a group.

All rooms have cable TV and private bathrooms.

The property has its own restaurant (where you will have your daily breakfast and several night time meals) & bar, and it also features a hot tub and a fitness centre. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the complex, and there are also laundry services available.


Cabanas Los Hualles

Twin rooms with private en suite

The all important hot tub

2022 Rates & Inclusions

Rates (USD per person)

USD $3,665 (per person twin-share)

USD $4,025 (per person private room)


Notes

  • Base price / invoice is in USD
  • Price is based on 4 guests (if less than 4 guests price will be higher)
  • Prices will be confirmed for your group by May 31st.
  • the guides have the capacity to run 3 groups per session, with 4 guests per group with 1 guide, so 12 guests in total with 3 guides. Normally the minimum needed is 4 guests for a group to run, but sometimes smaller groups can be run at the discretion of the guides.
Inclusions
  • 9 nights twin-share accommodations in Las Trancas & free use of hot tub
  • Breakfast daily
  • 11 days of hosting and 8 days guided skiing/riding
  • Private transport from Concepcion Airport to Las Trancas, Las Trancas to Concepcion + daily transport to/from ski area
  • Cultural day including private visit to the Santa Berta Winery, Violeta's Restaurant in San Carlos for a private meal and exploring the market's in Chillan (time permitting)
  • Comprehensive avalanche safety training
  • Visits to local restaurants in the evenings (food/drink not included)
Add-ons
  • Single-room supplement USD$360 per person (subject to availability)
Not Included
  • Flights - search for cheapest flights here
  • Travel insurance - buy travel insurance online here
  • Lunches, dinners and snacks
  • Lift tickets (budget $50 a day during low season)
  • Hotel in Concepcion at end of trip (Ibis Hotel recommended) & transfer to airport
  • Equipment rental (it is advised to bring all of your own equipment)
  • Additional tours such as heli-skiing or snow-mobile tours etc
  • Gratuities for The Adventure Project staff

Booking Conditions

DEPOSIT & FULL PAYMENT 

  • Deposit is USD $1,000 per person.
  • All deposits are non-refundable (unless trip cancelled by The Adventure Project)
  • Final balance due: 30 days prior to departure.
  • All payments are in USD
  • Customer is responsible for paying any fees such as wire transfer, PayPal etc.

CANCELLATION BY YOU

  • more than 30 days prior to departure, full deposit forfeited.
  • Less than 30 days 100% total payment forfeited.
  • Tour operator highly recommends you take out travel insurance at time of sending your deposit. 

CANCELLATION BY THE ADVENTURE PROJECT

The Adventure Project reserves the right to cancel any tour prior to departure. In this case you will receive a full refund. You will not be entitled to make any further claim for compensation, damages, expenses, loss of time or inconvenience.