Rejoice: The first 2011 snow at Valle Nevado, Chile

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 8, 2011 12:59 pm


Mother Nature continues to work hard, turning her head from California for the moment to the Chilean Andes, specifically to Valle Nevado Ski Resort in Chile. The picture above is from their first snow on June 7, 2011, courtesy of the ski resort.

Snowstorms this past weekend gave the resort their first snow of the season, measuring in at about 15 cm. However, Mother Nature has not stopped yet. More storms are expected today. So it’s time for the rejoicing to begin and your impending travel bookings to Chile.

Valle Nevado’s opening day will be June 17, with all hotels and services in full operation. Skiers and snowboarders looking to visit Valle Nevado can save 20% this year on all-inclusive packages when they fly LAN Airlines from either the US and or Canada. All you have to do is email or fax the Valle Nevado reservations desk a copy of your LAN electronic ticket and you’ll receive 20% off on stays in our Tres Puntas, Hotel Puerta del Sol, or Valle Nevado hotels.

Starting at $980, packages include lodging, lift tickets, and half board per person for a 7-night, 8-day stay in our budget option Tres Puntas. LAN passengers can also receive 20% off on rental equipment if reserved when booking a package stay.

For more information, go to, or call our reservations department at 1-800-669-0554 (US) or 1-888-301-3248.