Nevados de Chillán Ski Center

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.


Grand Hotel
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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.
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.


Termas de Chillán, Chillán Volcano, Nevados de Chillán 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.
Skiing, nordic skiing, randonnée, snowboarding, heliski, snowmobiles, sledges, horseback riding, trekking, mountaineering, mountain biking.
Accommodation, food, transportation, entertainment.
Shangri-la, Los Pincheira Cave, Las Trancas.


Termas de Chillán 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.
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.
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 Chillán's andean area, surrounded by forests, lagoons, ponds, hot water rivers, and a varied fauna. It's close to Nevados de Chillán Ski Center and its numerous activities.




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 Chillán 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.

NameTypeLength (mts)
Height (mts)
El TataDouble Chair1.050120
La CascadaSurface41366
La MamiDouble Chair45032
5Don OttoDouble Chair2.500700
6Don BennoTriple Chair1.100350
7El ChuecoSurface1.305275
8El PillánDouble Surface1.000220
9El FrescoDouble Surface1.500200
10El CóndorDouble Surface593197
11El TramposoDouble Chair1.700500

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.