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Heaviest snowfall since 2007 hits Santiago + surrounding ski resorts

Locals in Santiago, Chile awoke to a rare sight this past Saturday: snow. Reportedly the heaviest snowfall the Chilean capital has seen since 2007, the snow measured up to two inches in some areas and...

Locals in Santiago, Chile awoke to a rare sight this past Saturday: snow. Reportedly the heaviest snowfall the Chilean c...

Top South American resorts are officially open for skiing

This weekend, it's official! The two top South American ski resorts of Portillo and Valle Nevado will be fully operational. Valle Nevado turned on the bullwheel for skiing nearly a month early, due to...

This weekend, it's official! The two top South American ski resorts of Portillo and Valle Nevado will be fully operation...

Valle Nevado is opening early

The Chilean ski resort of Valle Nevado recently announced they'll be opening one month early due to "abundant pre-season snow." Over the past two weeks, the Andes received several bountiful snow storm...

The Chilean ski resort of Valle Nevado recently announced they'll be opening one month early due to "abundant pre-season...

South America’s ski season starts with great conditions

South America's ski season started earlier this month when Valle Nevado opened two weeks ahead of schedule on June 10. This early opening was made possible by a few storms, most notably a system that...

South America's ski season started earlier this month when Valle Nevado opened two weeks ahead of schedule on June 10. T...

Up to 9+ feet of snow hits South America

Summer skiing in South America is shaping up to be one for the books! Last week and into this past weekend, the Andes were pounded with yet another big early-season snow storm. Some resorts saw more t...

Summer skiing in South America is shaping up to be one for the books! Last week and into this past weekend, the Andes we...

Add an Atacama adventure to your Chile ski trip

Red and rust-colored rock formations contrast with white salt flats while volcano peaks rise in the distance, making the Atacama Desert in northern Chile seem otherworldly. As one of the driest places...

Red and rust-colored rock formations contrast with white salt flats while volcano peaks rise in the distance, making the...

Snow report: where did it snow in South America?

Snow forecasting websites as well as skiers and snowboarders were buzzing late last week as weather models pointed toward a massive storm heading to Chile and Argentina. The predictions were colos...

Snow forecasting websites as well as skiers and snowboarders were buzzing late last week as weather models pointed to...

11 surprising things about Valle Nevado

Situated at 9,839 feet in the Andes Mountains and all above treeline, Valle Nevado is Chile's most popular—and largest—ski resort, yet there are some key things about this impressive destination t...

Situated at 9,839 feet in the Andes Mountains and all above treeline, Valle Nevado is Chile's most popular—and largest...

A guide to Santiago, a colorful Chile ski-trip stopover

Whether you’re skiing at Valle Nevado or Portillo this summer, you’re going to be traveling through Chile’s bustling, colorful capital: Santiago. An interesting city that dates back to 154...

Whether you’re skiing at Valle Nevado or Portillo this summer, you’re going to be traveling through Chile’s ...

Comparing Chile’s iconic ski resorts: Valle Nevado vs. Portillo

To a North America skier, a Chilean ski vacation is otherworldly. Ski resorts are set high in the Andes, above treeline and surrounded by dramatic ridge lines where condors hover and sunsets splash vi...

To a North America skier, a Chilean ski vacation is otherworldly. Ski resorts are set high in the Andes, above treeline ...

Video: See all the #GoggleSelfie Submissions

Narrowing down our #GoggleSelfie Photo Contest submission to just 21 entries was a very hard task... We received so many great selfies that made us want to slap on a pair of goggles, crack a smile and...

Narrowing down our #GoggleSelfie Photo Contest submission to just 21 entries was a very hard task... We received so many...

Will El Nino Snow Hit South America?

If you’ve ever experienced an El Nino snow storm then you understand why the weather-forecast rumor mill has been working overtime. Whispers of El Nino have been circulating among weather junkies a...

If you’ve ever experienced an El Nino snow storm then you understand why the weather-forecast rumor mill has been work...