Where to Go Night Skiing in Chile and Argentina

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-+*I am surprised how many emails we have received over the years asking about night skiing in Chile and Argentina. Really? The last time I went night skiing on purpose was in 1992 in college after too many beers. Actually now that I think about it, it was actually a good time, but that was…

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Last Night’s Villarrica Volcano Eruption in Chile

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-+*PowderQuest wants to thank everyone that reached out to us via email and social media for their concerns after last night’s eruption of Volcano Villarrica (9,380 feet above sea level) near Pucon, Chile. Thankfully everyone is fine and Chile’s most active volcano has calmed after last night’s scare.  We hope things will remain stable. Despite…

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The Best Women’s Ski Camps Ranked by TGR

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-+*Teton Gravity Research, a leader in action sports media, has recently released a list of what they consider the best ski camps for women on the planet. The women’s ski clinics that made the cut, have offerings from January to August and focus on improving your skills in a low pressure environment with other ladies….

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Incredible Snow Conditions at Nevados de Chillan


-+*Wow, what a week at Nevados de Chillan it was, the snow conditions were incredible. The Women’s Ski Camp was another amazing trip this year, and the snow just kept on coming. There was no escaping the fresh snow and the big smiles all over the resort last week. Currently the deepest snowpack in South America,…

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Notes From The Field: Nevados de Chillan in July


-+*Our guide Philippe Gautier, just gave us an update from being on the ground in Nevados de Chillan, Chile: PowderQuest season opener trip day 2: Classic Chillan winter storm, starts warm and will finish cold! Today closed above the novicio (1700m) for wind, snow and very limited visibility. Tim’s luggage was sent back to Hong…

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Whats Up With El Niño?


-+*We spent quite a bit of time before the South America ski season started reading predictions of severe weather patterns and hoping they find their way to the Andes. Of course we all know that the most accurate form of weather predictions are our windows, but in today’s world we cannot help but to expose…

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