Patagonia Winter Nears With Fresh Snow May 21st

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-+*As Memorial Day Weekend arrives, and summertime becomes a focus for many, Argentina’s Patagonia has a different feel.  Patagonia winter officially kicks off in 1 month from today, June 21, 2015.  It looks like it could be a big one thanks to the climatic changes of El Nino gaining strength.  As you can see from…

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Welcome Claire Smallwood to Our Team of Ladies Ski Clinic Coaches!


-+*Bienvenidos Claire Smallwood to the 2015 PowderQuest team of talented female ski coaches for our ladies ski clinics in Chile!  She will be working with Ingrid Backstrom this August in Chillan for our 4th annual female ski clinic in the Andes. Claire Smallwood is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of SheJumps, a nonprofit dedicated to…

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Valle Nevado Discounts – Limited Time Special 2015 Offer

Chile Ski Resorts

-+*If you have been looking for Valle Nevado discounts, now is the time to act. For a limited time, Valle Nevado ski resort is offering 35-50% discounts off Hotel Puerta del Sol, Hotel Valle Nevado, and Hotel Tres Puntas.  Contact us to reserve this special offer before it expires. 50% Discount in Hotel Puerta del…

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South America Ski Destinations First Snow of 2015

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-+*Some of our favorite South America ski destinations in southern Chile and Patagonia, Argentina received their first dusting of Autumn snow just a few days ago. We are well over a month away from a potential early start to the ski season, but we can’t help getting excited when the first snows hit the Andes,…

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Where to Go Night Skiing in Chile and Argentina

night skiing in las lenas

-+*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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