Chile Heli Skiing

Chilean Heli ski adventures are offered from June to September with the option of week-long or three day heli skiing packages with the final night at the 5-star Ritz Carlton in Santiago. The small group size of 4:1 guide ratio with an UIAGM/ IFMGA certified heli ski guide provides for an unique and exciting way to explore the Chilean Andes on skis.

The Chilean Andes offers an incredible area for heli skiing with access to thousands of hectares of skiable terrain. From the glaciated peaks of the Andes to the steep couloirs, and impressive valleys Chile has a little bit of everything. The skiing terrain ranges from 2,500 meters to 4,500 meters all while being surrounded with the backdrop of mountains of over 6,000 meters. Combining this terrain with bluebird days, the light, dry snow, and Pacific snowpack of the Andes can satisfy all your heli ski dreams. Let us show you the most exciting way to explore the remote heli skiing Chile has to offer.

Location Details

LOCATION: Chile
DATES:  June – September
DURATION: 4 or 6 Days
ANNUAL SNOWFALL: 3m / 10ft
AVG VERTICAL: 900m /2700ft

Overview

Chilean Heli skiing adventures are offered from June to September with the option of week-long or three day heli skiing packages with the final night at the 5-start Ritz Carlton in Santiago. The small group size of 4:1 guide ratio with an UIAGM/ IFMGA certified heli ski guide provides for an unique and exciting way to explore the Chilean Andes on skis.

The Chilean Andes offers an incredible area for heli skiing with access to thousands of hectares of skiable terrain. From the glaciated peaks of the Andes to the steep couloirs, and impressive valleys Chile has a little bit of everything. The skiing terrain ranges from 2,500 meters to 4,500 meters all while being surrounded with the backdrop of mountains of over 6,000 meters. Combining this terrain with bluebird days, the light, dry snow, and Pacific snowpack of the Andes can satisfy all your heli ski dreams. Let us show you the most exciting way to explore the remote heli skiing Chile has to offer.

Puma Lodge

Puma Lodge is one of the most exclusive heli ski lodges in the Chilean Heli Ski Program. Located South of the famous Maipo Valley this lodge provides access to 100’s of hectares of incredible heli skiing terrain. The lodge is located in the Rio Los Cipreses National Reserve surrounded by premier heli skiing terrain, while providing 5 Star contemporary accommodation. The lodge is located on border of Argentina and close to the expansive glaciers of the northern Patagonia. The lodge has a maximum of twenty-four guest to ensure high quality guest experience. The lodge provides modern and spacious rooms with stunning views perfect for relaxing. Enjoy a soothing message or the outdoor hot tub after a long day of heli skiing. Refresh your tired muscles in the sauna or the steam room. The lodge also provides a full fitness center, yoga room, and climbing wall for your enjoyment. Unwind next to the warmth of the large fireplace in the comfort of the lodge before enjoying a meal of the fresh, local cuisine. A well-stocked wine cellar will pair well to the healthy gourmet meals prepared nightly. The remote, beautiful location of the lodge only adds to the heli ski adventure. Puma Lodge provides the perfect base for your summertime ski holiday.

Includes

  • 3 or 6 full days of Heli-Skiing / Heli-Snowboarding
  • Lodging in the 5 Star Puma Lodge (details below)
  • Breakfast, daily heli-picnic, and dinners included
  • Final night in 5-star Ritz Carlton in Santiago
  • Small groups (4:1 guide ratio for our Eccuriel AS 350- B3 or our Bell 407)
  • Experienced and professional UIAGM / IFMGA certified Heli-Ski Guides
  • Safety equipment, transceiver, probe, shovel, and ABS (Avalanche Airbag System)
  • Powder Skis and/or Snowboard equipment
  • Ground transportation, including pick-up at the airport and drop-off after the last day of skiing to either your hotel or airport.

Not Included

  • Additional flying time is €2,600 per hour
  • Personal items and services (alcoholic beverages, tips, laundry, etc.) and expenses incurred in the case of an evacuation or rescue
  • Single supplement fee – €2,000 for week packages, 1/2 for 3 day, FREE for private packages
  • Non-skier guest lodging & board – €2,800

2017 Dates

Puma Lodge will be available for all dates in 2017, except for:

  • Week #8 – August 12 – August 19
  • Week #9 – August 19 – August 26
El Morado Lodge

chile heli skiing

The El Morado Lodge and Spa is located in the end of the Maipo Valley. This area is known for its high rugged peaks. This new lodge was strategically placed in the heart of the Chilean Andes with the closest access to the heli ski terrain. This will minimize flight time while providing more time for heli skiing. The lodge was built in order to be energy efficient and is run 100% on solar energy without sacrificing in comfort and luxury. The comfortable rooms provide a great space for relaxation after a long day of skiing in the mountains. The lodge has a cozy mountain feel, and great place to enjoy the fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. The incredible views and gourmet cuisine with well paired fine wine are a perfect way to enjoy an evening in the Chilean Andes. El Morado Lodge provides a perfect base for exploring the Chilean Andes on skis. Let us help you plan your Chilean summertime adventure!

 

Includes

  • 3 or 6 full days of Heli-Skiing / Heli-Snowboarding
  • Lodging in the all new El Morado lodge 
  • Breakfast, daily heli-picnic, and dinners included
  • Final night in 5-star Ritz Carlton in Santiago
  • Small groups (4:1 guide ratio for our Eccuriel AS 350- B3 or our Bell 407)
  • Experienced and professional UIAGM / IFMGA certified Heli-Ski Guides
  • Safety equipment, transceiver, probe, shovel, and ABS (Avalanche Airbag System)
  • Powder Skis and/or Snowboard equipment
  • Ground transportation, including pick-up at the airport and drop-off after the last day of skiing to either your hotel or airport.

Not Included

  • Additional flying time is €2,600 per hour
  • Personal items and services (alcoholic beverages, tips, laundry, etc.) and expenses incurred in the case of an evacuation or rescue
  • Single supplement fee – €2,000 for week packages, 1/2 for 3 day, FREE for private packages
  • Non-skier guest lodging & board – €2,800

3 Day Program

€6,800 / 2 groups, 9hrs of flight time

Semi Private Week

€11,000 / 2 groups, 13 hrs of flight time

Private Week

€13,900 / 1 group, 10hrs of flight time

Why Book

The incredible terrain, vast mountains, and expansive views make Chile an exciting and beautiful destination for heli skiing. The unique local culture and delicious local food and wine separate Chile from many other heli skiing operations. The combination of luxurious accommodation and expansive heli ski terrain found within the Chilean Andes provides an adventure of a lifetime.

Let Powder Guides help plan your summertime escape to heli-ski the Chilean Andes