Guide to Ski-Touring in Patagonia


Patagonia, set in the Andes mountains, is the highest mountain range behind the Himalayas. It has some of the most unique landscapes for ski touring that still remain relatively untouched. Dependable snowfall throughout the winter provides an abundance of deep powder. And there a number of well-serviced resorts that give easy access to the backcountry.

The ski season in Patagonia starts towards the end of July and finishes in October. The further south you go, the longer the ski conditions last. During the height of winter, the Ice Caps can become too treacherous to visit, so we recommend sticking to the Argentinian Lake District or the Chilean volcanoes if you plan on travelling at that time of the year.

Ski Touring Trips in Patagonia

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