Nevados de Chill√°n Ski Center

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Located at 1.650 mts. above sea level, Nevados de Chillán Ski Center has 28 tracks in 35 km. of snow, with a skiable area of 10.000 hectares. It has nine lifts (one triple chair, three double chairs, five platter lifts) and the longest track in South America, called Las Tres Marías, with a length of 13 km.


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Basic Information


30% the center's 10.000 hectares is destined for beginners, 40% for intermediate skiers, and 30% for experts only, with an incline of 1.100 mts. The center also has a snowpark. 

Furthermore, it one of the ski centers that offers the greatest variety of activities, such as nordic ski, randonnée, heliski, snowmobiles and sledges, among others. Its thermal center has nine sulfur and iron pools, which are open all year, and in summer you will find great quaility recreational activities.

Location
Bío-Bío region, 194 km east of Concepción. Chillán is 82 km west.

When to go

All year. Ski season is between June 15th October 15th.

Attractions

Termas de Chill√°n, Chill√°n Volcano, Nevados de Chill√°n Hill.

How to get there
Santiago-Chillán (407 km.): by air, public and private transportation. By land, take the 5 Sur Route up to Chillán. To get to the center, take the left in the road that borders the river. It's a 82 km. drive, 27 of which are unpaved.

Activities
Skiing, nordic skiing, randonnée, snowboarding, heliski, snowmobiles, sledges, horseback riding, trekking, mountaineering, mountain biking.

Services
Accommodation, food, transportation, entertainment.

Surroundings
Shangri-la, Los Pincheira Cave, Las Trancas.

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Hotels

Termas de Chill√°n Grand Hotel
While outdoors you can ski in "Las Tres Marías", the longest track in South America, indoors you can enjoy five-star services and all the necessary amenities for having an unforgettable experience: 120 luxurious rooms, restaurants, bars, gaming room, conference room, gym, squash court, and nursery. Besides, you can enjoy the thermal spa and the healing waters of three thermal pools.
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Pirimahuida Hotel
It is located in Las Trancas area, about 7 km. away from the resort, in a lively environment, with stores, bars, and minimarkets. The hotel offers comfortable rooms with phone, TV, and stunning views of Chillán volcano. It also has transfer services for passengers to enjoy the SPA, excursions, and all the facilities of Chillán Thermal Springs.
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Roca negra Lodge & Spa

RocaNegra Mountain Lodge & Spa is a great place for the family and friends to enjoy their vacations. This hotel is immersed in Chill√°n's andean area, surrounded by forests, lagoons, ponds, hot water rivers, and a varied fauna. It's close to Nevados de Chill√°n Ski Center and its numerous activities.
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  • Restaurant Shangril√°: International cuisine
  • Restaurant Monta√Ī√©s:¬† Swiss cuisine
  • Restaurant Hotel Pirimahuida: International cuisine
Termas de Chillán has a ski school run by international instructors, who give lessons for all levels and snow sports, such as nordic skiing, randonnée, snowboarding, and such.

There are two types of lesson: individual and group lessons. Individual lessons can last between 1 hour and 1 day. Group lessons last 2 hours.

Children between 3 and 8 years can learn how to ski in the Mini Ski School, where qualified instructors will teach them in a nice and fun way. There is a "baby lift" especially designed for them. The lessons can last one hour, half a day, or a whole day, including a special lunch.

Trails

Termas de Chillán has a skiable area of 10 thousand hectares -the largest in the country- with 28 runs (35 kms. total), and an incline of 1.100mts.


The difficulty level of each track is categorized with colours: 30% of the runs are graded easy (green: very easy / blue: easy), 40% intermediate (red) and the remaining 30% is difficult (black). The yellow tracks are freeride.

Las Tres Marías is the most emblematic track of this center, because it is the longest in South America (13 km) and runs through beautiful native forests.

For snowboarders, Termas de Chill√°n also has a 250 mt. Snowpark with a half Pipe, quarter pipe, fun box and a Jump ramp.

In the center there are 11 lifts, 4 of which are double chairs (Silla Peta is now in operation), 1 triple chair, and 6 are platter lifts (Poma). Don Otto is the longest lift in the country with 2.500 Mts.

N¬ļ Name Type Length (mts)
Height (mts)
1
El Tata Double Chair 1.050 120
2
La Cascada Surface 41 366
3
Novicios Surface 400 30
4
La Mami Double Chair 450 32
5 Don Otto Double Chair 2.500 700
6 Don Benno Triple Chair 1.100 350
7 El Chueco Surface 1.305 275
8 El Pill√°n Double Surface 1.000 220
9 El Fresco Double Surface 1.500 200
10 El Cóndor Double Surface 593 197
11 El Tramposo Double Chair 1.700 500


Trail map

Equipment Rental
In Termas de Chillán there are three Ski Rental stores, located at the Grand Hotel and at Pirimahuida Hotel. In them, you can rent accessories and complete equipment for both skiing and snowboarding.

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