Chile Opens first ever Gondola and new lifts!

Fri 22 June 12

Valle Nevado, El Colorado and La Parva all invest heavily for the new season!

Chile Opens first ever Gondola and new lifts!

Chile Opens first ever Gondola and new lifts! © Valle Nevado Ski Resort

 

Valle Nevado the largest of the South American resorts is set to open on June 23rd and will be launching Chile first ever gondola. Featuring six cabins carrying 70 people the gondola will operate from the new 500 space car park at the “Curva 17” service Centre and will transport riders to the Bajo Zero restaurant in the centre of the resort. The gondola is the first stage of a $150 million pound development plan the will create a mountain village, 2 new beginners slopes, climbing wall and skate ramp and new apartments.
 

Valle Nevado Opens New Gondola
Valle Nevado Opens New Gondola
Valle Nevado Ski Resort

 
Over the hill  El Colorado is open and has installed a new drag lift with a capacity of 1400 people per hour. This will open up the Valle Olimpico area and will allow riders access to 12 new runs and access to a large area for off piste activities. To cope with the extra visitor’s a new 1500 space car park has been built and new ticket offices opened. 
 
La Parva is yet to announce its opening date but has big plans for the coming season.  The addition of a new triple chairlift and the celebration of its 50th anniversary will make this an extra special season in La Parva. In total the triple chair lift will open up 5 new pistes that will expand the accessible terrain by 30%. Other additions include a cross country ski trail and a new snow cat. We will be keeping up to date with the Chilean season throughout the winter.

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