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Before you plan a ski trip to Argentina or Chile, read our 11 tips—on when to go, how to book a guided trip, and where to ski, stay, eat BBQ, and dance to disco.

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Powderquest: Guided Ski Tours in South America

PowderQuest, a US-based company that runs guided ski tours in Argentina and Chile, recently launched an initiative to donate $100 from each tour sold to coastal Chilean towns hit by the earthquake and tsunami. Brigid Mander spoke to owner and founder David Owen about how winter is shaping up down south.

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Five Secrets to Skiing Valle Nevado

High in the Andes overlooking Santiago, Valle Nevado is one of Chile’s most underrated ski resorts. Praised for its steep terrain, iconic lodging, and beautiful vistas, Valle is often overlooked in spite of its competitors, but has just as much, if not more, to offer. Here’s how to maximize your time down south.

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Three Unusual Sports Drinks

Yes, staying hydrated and replenishing electrolytes is a good idea. But artificial colors and flavors have rendered some popular sports drinks less than healthy. Here are a few non-traditional options.