skiing at Mallin Alto
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February 26, 2018, Comments Off on Mallin Alto snowmobile skiing wild Patagonia

Mallin Alto in Argentinian Patagonia is something else, like snow camping but with geodesic domes, wood stoves, a wood fired jacuzzi, unlimited vino, a personal chef, and, best of all, […]

Portillo is the Perfect 10 ski resort just north of Santiago

February 1, 2018, Comments Off on Portillo is the Perfect 10 ski resort just north of Santiago

Portillo is truly spectacular. Superlatives are just not enough. Terrain to drool over, snow to die for, views to kill, and that beautiful pool. Then ...

Best ski lifts down south the winner is Roca Jack Portillo

June 20, 2017, Comments Off on Best ski lifts down south the winner is Roca Jack Portillo

Roca Jack Portillo takes the title! Yes, there were a lot of great contenders: the Aussies gave it a shake, the Argies & Kiwis more so, but our s ...

Best ski lifts down south #3: La Laguna Cerro Catedral

June 18, 2017, Comments Off on Best ski lifts down south #3: La Laguna Cerro Catedral

La Laguna at Cerro Catedral above Bariloche in Argentina is so spectacular a location, so steep – 45° plus on the top section – and the t ...

  • Valle Nevado big spring
    May 24, 2016, Comments Off on Valle Nevado big spring

    Valle Nevado update – they are opening a month early after huge dumps already – skiing starts this Sunday May 27, first in Southern Hemisphere for 2017 winter. Santiago, Chile […]

  • Secrets of the Old Forest – tree skiing in Patagonia
    November 25, 2015, Comments Off on Secrets of the Old Forest – tree skiing in Patagonia

    Stop press: Best flight deals to Bariloche for several years on sale now with LAN from as low as $AUD 1313 return from Sydney put the Southern Hemisphere’s best tree […]

  • We told you late season was a good bet at Valle Nevado
    October 14, 2015, Comments Off on We told you late season was a good bet at Valle Nevado

    This is what we said back in the July Travel bible issue “September can be all over red rover a lot of places in the Southern Hemisphere, but seasonal variations […]

  • Patagonia Wild Cat – Baguales Cat Ski
    July 14, 2015, Comments Off on Patagonia Wild Cat – Baguales Cat Ski

    Forget 24/7, civilisation, your i-freakin-everything devices, and the whole anthill universe that’s daily existence for most people. At Baguales, a remote catski lodge high in the wilds of Patagonia, you […]

  • Fresh Chile – check out volcano areas like Antillanca & Osorno
    July 13, 2015, Comments Off on Fresh Chile – check out volcano areas like Antillanca & Osorno

    Chile’s big two international resorts, Portillo & Valle Nevado, are justly world famous, and being just 90 minutes to 3 hours shuttle ride off a non-stop flight from Australia they […]