La Parva Ski Center

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Located at an altitude of 2.700 mts, La Parva Ski Center has a quality that no other resort can offer: a complete view of Santiago Valley in all its magnitude.





Basic Information

Moreover, its infrastructure and facilities provide tourists and sportsmen with everything they need. Its 14 runs, with different lengths and drops, offer a variety of alternatives for all types of skiers. The inclines vary between 30 and 983 mts, and their length between 280 and 1.393 mts. You will also find all the necessary facilities to engage in the practice of  snowboarding and heliskiing.
Villa La Parva has all the services that visitors may need: accommodation, restaurants, equipment rental, ski school, bar, transportation, cafeteria, club, medical clinic and parking lot.

Along with El Colorado-Farellones and Valle Nevado resorts, the three centers form the largest skiable area in South America.

41 km east of Santiago, Metropolitan Region.

When to go
June to October

Villa La Parva, La Parva Hill

How to get there
Leave Santiago heading East (Kennedy Ave. and Las Condes Ave) and take the road to Farellones. The road is paved, and it is 35 km. to Farellones and another 6 to La Parva.
Traffic is controlled by the police and using snow chains is compulsory. From 8:00am to 2:00 pm, traffic goes uphill, and from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm, it only goes downhilll.


Skiing, snowboarding.

Accommodation, transport, restaurants, entertainment, medical clinic, minimarket, gas station, club.

El Colorado Ski Center, Valle Nevado Ski Center, Villa Farellones.



There are six restaurants in the center. While at the base of the slopes you will find La marmita de Pericles, Au Bon Pain and Hostería La Parva, on the slopes you will find La Golondrina and 3.100.

  • La Marmita de Pericles Restaurant
    It specializes in fondue and raclettes. It has a warm and welcoming mountain atmosphere.
  • El Manzano
    Situated in La Golondrina ski track, it has a great variety of first class meat and seafood.
  • Pub El Piuqu√©n
    Pizzas and mountain food.
  • ST-Tropez
    International cuisine and bar.
  • 3.100
    At the summit of the Alpha lift, it specializes in sandwiches, soups, and kebabs.
  • La Pirca
    Located on the tracks

Ski School

La Parva ski school has national and international instructors of the highest level, who give lessons to children and adults, from the very basics to competition levels in every discipline. The lessons cover from beginner to expert levels, in and off-piste


The Mini-school is a great alternative for 5 to 12 year-olds who want to learn the fundamentals of skiing or improve their technique. These lessons last half a day or the entire day (the latter includes a meal).


Finally, the school has the necessary facilities and a qualified staff to teach disabled skiers (Down's Syndrome, sightless, paraplegic)


Trails and Lifts

La Parva has green tracks for beginners, blue for intermediate skiers, red for advanced, and black for experts, and their vertical drops range from 30 to 983 mts. They are maintained and groomed every night, so that all slopes are always in optimum conditions.

Also, for those who enjoy the adventure of skiing on virgin snow, some hectares are left ungroomed.

The center has 14 lifts: 2 quadruple chairs, 1 triple chair, 1 double chair, and 10 surface (platter) lifts.

N¬ļ Name Type Length (mts)
Height (mts)
Las √Āguilas Quadruple Chair 2.123 571
Alpha Quadruple Chair 1.393 397
Flores Double Chair 1.306 412
Tórtolas Double Chair 939 212
5 Piuquenes Surface (Platter) 1.150 220
6 Nevada Surface (Platter) 765 197
7 Franciscano Surface (Platter) 1.471 336
8 Las Vegas Surface (Platter) 1.184 351
9 Enlace    
Surface (Platter) 280 85
10 Parva Chica Surface (Platter) 610 130
11 Manzanito Surface (Platter) 851 170
12 Paloma Surface (Platter) 774 197
13 Osito Surface (Platter) 180 30
14 Golondrina Surface (Platter) 180 18

Trail Map


The center has three spots where you can buy ski tickets: Hosteria La Parva, and the bottom of Alpha (triple seat) and Manzanito lifts.

Ski Rental
If you need to rent skis or snowboards, the Ski Rental offers different alternatives for children or adults, beginners or experts. It also has a repair and maintenance service for boards and skis.

Also, La Bolsa del Ski shop is specialized in snow sports. There you can find the necessary equipment, clothing, and accessories for all the snow sports practiced here. Its qualified staff will help you find exactly what you need.


 KL Adventure
Address: Santa Isabel de Cantagallo, Las Condes, Santiago
Phone: (2) 217 91 01
Frequency: daily
Departures from: Airport, Unimarc Cantagallo Supermarket, Ski Rental.
Departure time: 8:00 and 8:30 am.

Ski Total
Address: Apoquindo Ave. 4900 Local 39 (Omnium Building), Providencia, Santiago
Phone: (2) 246 68 81
Frequency: daily
Departures from: Omnium building, Cantagallo, Mall Los Trapenses
Departure time: 8:00 and 9:00 am

Chile: +562  27 20 83 00
USA/Canadá: 1-855-289-1300
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