The Andes Mountain Range in South America is the longest mountain range on Earth. It holds the highest mountains in world outside the Himalayas along with some of the best skiing and riding found anywhere. The Andes also hold the most skiing and riding on Earth with over 1,500-miles of snow-covered, lift-serviced terrain. There are so many amazing reasons to come […]
[sponsored by Valle Nevado] It’s been 30 years since Valle Nevado Ski Resort opened its doors. One of the more iconic resorts in the world, Valle Nevado sits nestled in the Andean Mountains in some of the most spectacular terrain in the Southern Hemisphere. The season down south is just around the corner so after you get your fill of […]
Didn’t get enough snow this winter? Chances are, if you live in North America, you didn’t. No worries, South America’s got your back. South America gets the most snow in the Southern Hemisphere and is the place get rid of your summertime, lack-of-snow blues. Skiing and riding in South America can be challenging. There are a lot of steps and you need to stay on top of your gear, your money, your travel, your lodging, your tickets, and your S[…]
[this article is sponsored by Powder South Heliski Guides] The Andes Mountain Range in South America is the longest mountain range on Earth. It holds the highest mountains in world outside the Himalayas along with some of the best skiing and riding found anywhere. Sky-scraping 23,000-foot peaks, lava-spewing volcanoes, trenching fjords, calving glaciers, llamas, penguins, and powder during our summer. Lots and lots […]
This is the movie that won the Veho Film Festival in Chile this August. Chile had one helluva August with a monster storm coming in and dropping over 50″ in spots. These boys were poised and ready to get after all this pow and they did so on some pretty incredible terrain. These lines all look fun, inviting, and rippable – especially in the bright sunshine. This is the movie that won the Veho Film Festival in Chile this August. Chile had one helluva August with a monster storm coming in and dropping over 50″
The large storm originally forecast to drop 19-feet of snow on central Chile in 4 days is continuing today. So far, ski resorts are reporting numbers around 40-50″ of new snow from the past two days. Most of these ski resorts are terrible about reporting snow numbers, but we dug up everything we could find. This storm is big, it’s strong, and it’s forecast to stay around for a few more days. This storm was strong enough to keep Portillo closed all day yesterday and most likely they’ll be closed again today.
Are you starting to think about the South American winter season? South America is. So much that she just experienced her first snow of the season in the southern latitudes. Baguales, Bariloche, Catedral, Cerro Chapelco, Corralco, Villarica and more all just got their first hit of snow of the 2015 winter season. It’ll surely melt away before the next snowfall, but it’s a sign of the changing of the seasons and you’ve gotta like that. […]
For many of us out West, winter wasn’t exactly what we had hoped for. We’re being left wanting more. Luckily, there’s the Southern Hemisphere winter. In the Southern Hemisphere, the place that gets the most snow is Nevados de Chillan ski resort in Las Trancas Chile. It’s the Mt. Baker of the Southern Hemisphere and it delivers. Evo knows that Nevados de Chillan delivers and they’ll be taking skiers and riders there this summer. Learn more about evo’s 2015 Chile Trip here: evo 2015 Chile Trip […]