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Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado Ski Resort Guide

Valle Nevado, Chile

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length66 miles
Highest Lift12,037ft
Resort Height9,367ft
 Nearest AirportSantiago
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Valle Nevado

The Chilean ski resort of Valle Nevado is in the Chilean Andes at an altitude of 9,367ft, with 66 miles of marked runs.


Valle Nevado is one of the larger Ski Resorts in Chile and has direct access to 66 miles of downhill skiing, with 34 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 9,367ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 12,037ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Valle Nevado is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Valle Nevado?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Valle Nevado.

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Ski Area Stats

Valle Nevado Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
66 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Valle Nevado Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift12,037ft
Lowest Trail9,449ft
Resort Altitude (Valle Nevado)9,367ft
Max Vertical2,671ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Valle Nevado
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Valle Nevado?

This ski resort is in the Chilean Andes in Lo Barnechea, Santiago.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Valle Nevado is Santiago, 43 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 7,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Valle Nevado open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is Early June, and usual closing is Late Sept.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Valle Nevado, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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