Ode to Skier Soup - Ski Mag

Ode to Skier Soup

After a full day of skiing in Valle Nevado, it's time for one more cultural experience—a soak in the communal hot tub.
Soaking sore muscles in the Valle Nevado hot tub after a long day on the slopes.

Soaking sore muscles in the Valle Nevado hot tub after a long day on the slopes.

There’s nothing like soaking sore legs in hot water surrounded by strangers wearing Speedos and speaking in foreign languages. 

But no matter how many man-kinis are in the pool, the spirit of the communal resort hot tub transcends T-shirt tans and back hair. 

There is no better place to share stories, watch beautiful sunsets, and catalyze the dehydration process before the discotheque opens. 

Hot tubs are the melting pot of the South American ski world; just be sure to shower before getting in. Nobody wants to soak in your sweat.

Read more about skiing at Valle Nevado here.



Get Around

At Valle Nevado, you are so close to neighboring resorts you can practically taste them. Check them out with the Interconnect Pass.

Valle Nevado is perched high above the city of Santiago. The resort sits at about 10,000 feet.

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The fastest lift in Chile combined with the world's fastest skiers make for a hard-to-beat week.

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