Nevados de Chill√°n Ski Center
Located at 1.650 mts. above sea level, Nevados de Chill√°n 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 Mar√≠as, with a length of 13 km.
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, randonn√©e, 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.
B√≠o-B√≠o region, 194 km¬†east of Concepci√≥n. Chill√°n is 82 km¬†west.
When to go
All year. Ski season is between June 15th¬†October 15th.
Termas de Chill√°n, Chill√°n Volcano, Nevados de Chill√°n Hill.
How to get there
Santiago-Chill√°n (407 km.): by air, public and¬†private transportation. By land, take the¬†5 Sur Route up to Chill√°n. 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.
Skiing, nordic skiing, randonn√©e, snowboarding, heliski, snowmobiles, sledges, horseback riding, trekking, mountaineering, mountain biking.
Accommodation, food, transportation, entertainment.
Shangri-la, Los Pincheira Cave, Las Trancas.
|Termas de Chill√°n Grand Hotel
While outdoors you can ski in "Las Tres Mar√≠as", 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.
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 Chill√°n volcano. It also¬†has¬†transfer services¬†for passengers to enjoy the SPA, excursions, and all the facilities of¬†Chill√°n Thermal Springs.
|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.
- Restaurant Shangril√°: International cuisine
- Restaurant Monta√Ī√©s:¬† Swiss cuisine
- Restaurant Hotel Pirimahuida: International cuisine
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.
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 Mar√≠as 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.
||El Tata||Double Chair||1.050||120|
||La Mami||Double Chair||450||32|
|5||Don Otto||Double Chair||2.500||700|
|6||Don Benno||Triple Chair||1.100||350|
|8||El Pill√°n||Double Surface||1.000||220|
|9||El Fresco||Double Surface||1.500||200|
|10||El C√≥ndor||Double Surface||593||197|
|11||El Tramposo||Double Chair||1.700||500|
In Termas de Chill√°n 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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|Valle Nevado Ski Center|
|El Colorado Ski Center|
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|Lagunillas Ski Center|
|Chapa Verde Ski Center|
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|Nevados de Chill√°n Ski Center|
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|Antuco Ski Center|
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