Argentina, and Patagonia in particular, offers some of the most dramatic heli skiing in the Andes, and arguably the world. None more so than northern Patagonia‘s Baguales Mountain Reserve. An hour south of Bariloche, the lodge offers ski-in, ski-out access to the most breathtaking Andean skiing in South America. Explore the best snowcat skiing and back-country touring with one of our expert guides or spend a day heli-skiing the remotest corners of the reserve, while Andean Condors ride the thermals above.
A number of wooden cabins are dotted across the reserve, allowing tours to last a couple of days, skiing from one refugio to the next. Each is well equipped for cozy overnight stays and Plan South America is here to seamlessly bring you from one to the next.
There are few places on earth that offer access to such remote wilderness like heli skiing in the Andes. Baguales lodge accommodates up to 8 adults and 4 children, and the trip is recommended for experienced skiers only. The season runs July through September though every ear brings new official opening and close dates, as Patagonia remains one of the most unpredictable regions of the world.
In pair with your time skiing in the Andes, lots can be explored and adventured through. From Argentine Patagonia, you have easy access into the Chilean Lakes Region along with a plethora of nearby and remote destination. For those wanting drastic comparisons, a week skiing in the Andes combines perfectly with an expedition to the northern Atacama region. With this mix, you’ll enjoy everything from fresh powder snow to desert adventures by dune buggies and hot air balloon.
Speak to one of our Argentina and Chile specialists for more information.