Best places to snowboard in South America

We think these are the top 10 places overall to visit in South America.

1.  Arpa , Chile

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “ Tremendous, awesome and wide natural pipes, great variety: cliffs, cornice drops, deep snow, steep descents…one day is not ...”

Freeriding

75%

No trees just 100% off-piste

Freestyle

70%

Natural pipes, cliffs

Pistes

5%

Not a piste in sight

2.  Nevado de Chillan , Chile

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ Playful, rolling terrain and a relaxed approach to sidecountry and backcountry, means this is one of South America’s best freeriding ...”

Freeriding

90%

Amazing backcountry and slackcountry

Freestyle

50%

A fairly limited park

Pistes

60%

Good intermediate trails

Beginners

70%

Great terrain to learn on

3.  Las Lenas , Argentina

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “ Very good resort when its snowed, otherwise it can be very ...”

Freeriding

80%

Huge off-piste potential

Freestyle

40%

Small park

Pistes

70%

Lots of decent groomers

4.  Corralco , Chile

Snowboard Guide rating 6 out of 10 “ A towering volcano with wide-open, south-facing trails, a long season, and some of the best beginner terrain out ...”

Freeriding

60%

Big mountain terrain with wide-open face

Freestyle

20%

No park to speak of!

Pistes

80%

Incredibly wide with varying pitches

Beginners

90%

Some of the best beginner terrain

5.  Pucon , Chile

Snowboard Guide rating 5 out of 10 “ Snowboarding on a live ...”

Freeriding

65%

Some nice backcountry if you know where

Freestyle

60%

A terrain park & good natural

Pistes

45%

Bumpy

6.  El Colorado , Chile

Snowboard Guide rating 5 out of 10 “ Biggest resort in ...”

Freeriding

55%

Freestyle

45%

Pistes

60%

7.  Chapelco , Argentina

Snowboard Guide rating 5 out of 10 “ Basic resort but something for ...”

Freeriding

55%

Freestyle

60%

Pistes

35%

8.  Cerro Catedral , Argentina

Freeriding

0%

Freestyle

0%

Pistes

0%

9.  Cerro Bayo , Argentina

Freeriding

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Freestyle

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Pistes

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