Ski Resort & Airport Update – August 7, 2011

Ski Resort & Airport Update – August 7, 2011

Please view our latest post for updated information on the status of the Bariloche Airport

The snow continues to fall in Patagonia, ushering in excellent skiing and snowboarding conditions at local ski resorts. See our previous post for more info and photos of this most recent dump. Check out this video of powder skiing at Cerro Catedral yesterday from our friends at UnofficialNetworks.com:

Catedral Storm Day 8/6/2011 from UnofficialNetworks.com on Vimeo.

Cerro Catedral is running all of its chair lifts today and reports a 110 cm base at Punta Princesa – click here for their daily report. Cerro Bayo is running most of its chairs today and reports a 80 cm base at 1500 meters – click here for their daily report. Chapelco is running all of its chairs, with the exception of the Villa Mahuida chair, and reports a 90 cm base on the peak – click here for their daily report. La Hoya is running all of its chairs and reports a 100 cm base on top of the mountain – click here for their daily report. The snow looks to continue, with about another 100 cm (1 meter) of snow forecasted to fall this week! It looks like we are going to have perfect timing for our upcoming Backcountry Tour, starting August 18. Click here to book your seat today and join us!

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Justin
<p>Professional Outdoor Guide, specializing in backcountry skiing, heliskiing</p> <p>Stomping grounds: Wasatch Range, Andes Mountains</p>