Two years of patience and weeks of hard work are paying off at Portillo with an all-time start to winter in South America.
These backcountry ski guiding operations will lead you to the goods in South America.
For the first time since 2019, you can check off the ultimate summer bucket list trip. You might even get some freshies.
The fastest lift in Chile combined with the world's fastest skiers make for a hard-to-beat week of skiing at Valle Nevado.
Heavy snowfall and extreme wind events in Chile have created hazardous conditions in many backcountry zones in South America. By Leslie Hittmeier
A Q&A with Caroline Gleich about her most recent expedition in Peru. By Leslie Hittmeier
This South American Bucket-List Resort Lures Big-Mountain Freeriders and Gate-Bashing Racers All Summer Long
Welcome to Portillo, Chile, where gringos trade flip-flops for ski boots, racers and freeriders mingle, and pisco flows like carménère.
The first stop on the newly reorganized Freeride World Tour hits a snag as Mother Nature continues to be stingy.
Jonesing for a South American ski fix? Columnist Tom Winter explores four different Chilean resorts with his typical sardonic wit.
For a price, travel in South America can be done tamely and comfortably. But where’s the fun in that? Argentina and Chile march to their own beat, so here are a few tips to navigate the nitty-gritty cultural experience and ski on the cheap.
August is when the itch gets the worst. Hot, lazy days lose their shine. The buzz of the air conditioner starts to burn your eardrums. And winter feels SO far away. And it is, but a plane ticket or a long hike could change that. Here’s where you can get your midsummer fix.
Normally the season in Southern Hemisphere is well under way by this point in the year. Not this year. Natural disasters and a lack of major snow means the Southern Hemisphere winter has started off slow. But ski camps, contests, and other events are still going on. Here’s what you need to know if you’re headed south.
Sweetgrass Productions isn't your average film company. Instead of shooting urban jibs and heli-fueled big mountain lines, they've made a name for themselves by filming in-depth portraits of human-powered ski culture, with a side of pow shots (see their last film "Signatures"). They've spent the past two seasons in South America shooting their 2011 production, "Solitare." Here's a behind the scenes look.
A 17-year-old Utah skier tops out and manages to get some turns in on the way down.