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Portillo Summer Skiing 2014

Ski Portillo, nestled in the Andes and just two hours from Santiago, sets the standard for classic ski experiences, with more than 60 years of history and family-owned hospitality. Ski Portillo, nestled in the Andes and just two hours from Santiago, sets the standard for classic ski experiences, with more than 60 years of history and family-owned hospitality. Ski Portillo, nestled in the Andes and just two hours from Santiago, sets the standard for classic ski experiences, with more than 60 years of history and family-owned hospitality.

Summer Skiing in Portillo

AUGUST 2-9, 2014

Experience includes:
  • 7 nights lodging at hotel Portillo
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited access to ski lifts
  • Round trip shared transfer Santiago Ap-Portillo

This is a great week of wine tasting and skiing! Every day is a different vineyard with the winemaker giving a presentation during the wine tasting!

Starts at 6:30pm so plenty of time to ski, enjoy the pool before taking in some wonderful Chilean wines.

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Be part of the legend!
Be part of Portillo!

About Portillo
Portillo was the site of the first ever World Alpine Skiing Championship in 1966–the only one held in the Southern Hemisphere to date.Portillo has an Alouette Helicopter available for those seeking an even more adventurous experience. Heli-skiing is offered in a number of valleys adjacent to the ski area, weather permitting.

The ski area is located at 9,350 feet above sea level on the Pan American Highway between Santiago, Chile, and Mendoza, Argentina. Portillo is 100% above the tree line.

Skiers are served by 12 ski lifts, including 1 Quad, 1 Triple, 2 Double, and 8 surface lifts.

Portillo_Chile_flag TECHNICAL DETAILS
  • Vertical Drop
  • Longest run
  • Altitude at highest ski point
  • Chance for beautiful weather
  • Distance from Santiago
  • Average yearly snowfall
  • 2,500 feet
  • 1,5 miles
  • 10,860 feet
  • 80% sunny days
  • 102 miles (2 hours)
  • 27.3 feet (326 in)
TERRAIN
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Expert
  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 30%
  • 25%
Characteristics Of Some Trails

Juncalillo
This is a long run for intermediates with a variety of rolling terrain.

Plateau
A favorite of Portillo’s visitors, it is ideal for advanced intermediates and experts and leads to some great off-piste skiing.

Roca Jack
A wide, steep slope served by an unusual lift designed by Jean Pomagalsky exclusively for Portillo and known as a Va et Vient. This slope is for experts only and provides some of the best powder skiing in the world.

Useful Information

  • The ski season runs from June 15th to October 12th.
  • During the pre- and post-season, the cable-ferry operates only on weekends.
  • Portillo enjoys 70% sunny days during the winter season.
  • Temperatures in Portillo can vary between 0 Celcius during the day to -20 Celcius.
Package Cost
Rates from $3,335 per person, double occupancy