Finally, A Northern Chile Ski Resort OPENS After Monster Storm

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Vale Nevado ski resort in northern Chile with new snow yesterday.
Vale Nevado ski resort in northern Chile with new snow yesterday.

“Meteorologists are claiming this was one of the biggest storms to hit the Andes in 5 years.” – WeatherBrains

Over the weekend, northern Chile and Argentina were hit by an Atmospheric River event (a big storm) that dropped up to 63-inches of snow on some ski resorts.

La Parva ski resort in northern Chile with 26" of new snow yesterday.
La Parva ski resort in northern Chile with new snow yesterday.

Not one northern Chile ski resort was open last week as they were all bone dry and brown.  This week, they should all be able to open starting with El Colorado who got it together first and opened up today.

La Parva, Chile just announced that they will open up tomorrow after 28-inches of new snow over the weekend.

Portillo ski resort in northern Chile with 26" of new snow Today.
Portillo ski resort in northern Chile with 26″ of new snow Today.

Other northern Chile ski resorts that should open this week include Portillo, Valle Nevado, Farallones, La Parva, and hopefully Ski Arpa.

Las Lenas ski resort in northern Argentina today.
Las Lenas ski resort in northern Argentina today.  They got 63-inches of snow up high…

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