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Freerider Off-Piste Guided Tour

Bariloche, C Bayo, Chapelco, Pucon, Chillan

The Freerider is a cross border ski and snowboard adventure starting in Argentina's Patagonia. This guided ski and snowboard tour is focussed on finding the best off piste in 5 resorts in Chile and Argentina. Starting in Catedral Bariloche and finishing on the volcanoes of Termas de Chillan, the tour also gives you the opportunity to climb and then ski or snowboard Pucon Villarrica and the active Villarrica Volcano in the Chilean Lake District.
Your certified guides will take you to the best off piste these resorts have to offer in private transport between the resorts.
The tour is exclusively for advanced to expert skiers and snowboarders wishing for a comprehensive and unforgettable Andean adventure filled with amazing skiing and culture.

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Duration: 12/13 Days

Ski / Snowboard Level: Advanced & Experts Only (Check your ski or snowboard level)

Start: Bariloche, Argentina

Finish: Santiago, Chile

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Price: £3090$4695€3854

Price is based on double/twin occupancy. You can request to be placed with a suitable room mate or a single upgrade is also available (ask for pricing)

Trip Dates 2012:
Aug 21 to Sep 1

Tour Highlights of the tour:
  • 12/13 day guided tour in Argentina and Chile
  • 8 guests maximum
  • Experience two distinct cultures and landscapes of Chile and Argentina
  • Hike and descend two of Chile's volcanoes, including Villarrica Volcano, one of the World's most active!
  • Soak in volcanic hot springs
  • Experience Northern Patagonia of Argentina and the Lake Districts of Chile & Argentina
  • Fantastic dinners in our favourite restaurants
  • Farewell cookout on Mapuche Indian Farm
  • Great nightlife from quiet cafes to energetic bars, nightclubs, and discotheques

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Tour Itinerary
  • Day 1: Fly into Bariloche airport, Argentina meet your guides, hotel check-in, group and trip intro, avalanche safety session followed by dinner
  • Day 2-3: Breakfast, two days of fantastic skiing at Catedral Alta Patagonia and beyond the boundaries into the backcountry of National Park Nahuel Huapi, dinner on the town
  • Day 4-5: Breakfast, quick drive to the scenic lakeside town of Villa la Angostura. Ski Cerro Bayo and it's amazing off-piste options, dinner on the town
  • Day 6: Breakfast, then travel across the border to Chile where we will spend the next 3 nights in the town of Pucon. Dinner on the town and preparation for ascent of the active Villarrica Volcano
  • Day 7-8: Breakfast, attempt to climb Villarrica Volcano, Dinner on the town, hot springs and other activities such as rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding and more!
  • Day 9: Breakfast, road trip to the city of Chillan where we stop to explore the famous market. After lunch we head up to the small village of Las Trancas where we spend the remaining days of the tour skiing around Termas de Chillan
  • Day 10-12: Breakfast, 3 full days of off piste exploring around the vast terrain and snow playground of Termas de Chillan, including several options to reach the peaks of nearby volcanoes. Dinners on the town with a last night celebration cook out that you will not forget. Train to Santiago arriving around 10pm
  • Day 13: Breakfast, trip ends

  • 3 nights in Bariloche in a 4 star hosteria
  • 2 night in Villa La Angostura in a 4 star hosteria
  • 3 nights in Pucon, Chile in a 4 star hotel
  • 3 nights in Las Trancas, Chile in a 4 star lodge
  • Final night in Santiago, Chile in a 4 star hotel

Included in the Trip:
  • 10 years plus experience guiding in the Andes
  • Professional, certified North American & European ski guides
  • Trip leader
  • Airport, train or bus station pick up in our Private Transportation
  • The best guest:guide ratio! 1 guide for every 4 guests on tour
  • Maximum 8 guests per tour. Advanced and Experts only
  • Delicious breakfasts and dinners
  • Use of Hot Tubs, climbing wall, Wi-Fi, and more (where applicable)Lift tickets
  • Unlimited off piste excursions
  • Avalanche safety course, and more

Not Included:
  • Your round trip international flight to Chile or Argentina, airline/airport fees and taxes, train or national flight to Santiago, Chile, required travel insurance, end of trip gratuities to your guides, drinks, and required equipment (see below)
  • Required Backcountry Equipment ... We require all guests to ride with a minimum of a 29 Litre backpack (up to 35 Lt is ideal) with suitable external harness straps for carrying your skis or snowboard. You will also need a 457 Khz avalanche transceiver, avalanche snow shovel, and probe

It is essential on any ski holiday to have full medical and rescue cover in case of an accident. Further information on ski insurance can be found on the following page.. Ski Insurance

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