PowderQuest Ski Guides in Antarctica

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PowderQuest veteran guides Mo Rasiah and Philippe Gautier are heading to ski Antarctica with a team of alumni PowderQuest guests in November 2015. This year will mark the tenth season of Mo and Phil’s guiding with PowderQuest, and what better time to finish their skiing season on the 7th continent. This expedition has been 4 years in the making and has been…

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Cerro Bayo Photo Gallery July 19, 2015

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What a way to kick off the first guided off-piste adventure of our 2015 season in Argentina!  Blue bird skies and fresh powder in Cerro Bayo, Argentina across the Nahuel Huapi Lake from the city of Bariloche. PowderQuest ski guides Maxi Artoni and Mo Rasiah picked up our guests last night at the local airport. …

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Snow Report Bariloche-Cerro Catedral July 17, 2015

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Afternoon update from this mornings report below – As of 3:45 PM local time in Bariloche, Cerro Catedral is now reporting 2 feet (60 cm) at the base and 4 feet (120 cm) at the top.  All of this has fallen in the past 24 hours.  This is a strong system.  Route 40 south to…

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South America Snowstorm of The Decade? July 13, 2015 Update

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July 12, 2015  There was a ton of hype about this weekend’s snowstorm hitting South America for many reasons.  Mainly due to the massive amount of snow predicted by snow-forecast.com and local weather stations.  At one point 2-3 meters was forecast for Valle Nevado. Another important reason for the social media buzz was because the…

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South America Snow Conditions Report July 11, 2015


There has been a ton of hype in social media this week about the approaching snow storm moving into the central Andes of Chile and Argentina with forecast numbers pushing the 8 foot mark.  The main ski areas around Santiago, Chile and Las Lenas in Argentina have had a rough start of the 2015 ski…

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Why The Pros Love Snowboarding and Skiing South of the Equator

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Traveling is an amazing thing. You learn, laugh and live more when you keep moving around the planet. Professional skiers and snowboarders travel the world searching for snow, new terrain and new adventures. We reached out to a group of well known pro skiers and snowboarders to get their thoughts when all asked the same…

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Current Ski Conditions in Patagonia Argentina

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June 18, 2015 – Early season snowfall around the Patagonia ski centers and backcountry has created quite a bit of buzz as the 2015 ski season is about to kick off in Southern Argentina and Chile.  Several ski areas including Las Lenas, Cerro Bayo, and Chapelco open this weekend, June 20th. PowderQuest ski guide and…

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