14-Days / 13-Nights
Duration
Advanced
Skier Ability
Ambitious
Pace
4­ – 10
Group Size
July-­September
Season

For those wanting to take full advantage of their time in South America, this tour is a two-week journey through the Patagonian Andes, combining our Lake District Ski Week and our Ruta 40 Ski Week.  We will visit numerous idyllic mountain towns and go exploring at the iconic ski areas of Cerro Bayo, Cerro Chapelco, Cerro Catedral, La Hoya, and Cerro Perito Moreno.  The pace is accelerated to ensure we capitalize on all the region has to offer.  From nights on the town enjoying the finest cuisine Argentina has to offer, to days on the slopes taking in the 360-degree views and slaying the powder, you won’t find another trip this exciting this side of the equator.  Our goal with this tour is to seek out the best terrain, the best snow, and enjoy it all with the best group of people we can find.  So grab your boards and hold on for a non-stop, unforgettable adventure through this incredible place.

2017 Patagonia Super Tour Schedule
Tour One Tour Two Tour Three
August 5-18 August 12-25 August 19-September 1
Tour Details
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION San Carlos de Bariloche/San Martin de los Andes/Esquel, Argentina
INCLUDED Daily services of bilingual professional ski guide(s) or certified ski instructor(s) – 5:1 guest to guide/instructor ratio
Lift Tickets:
  • Two days at Cerro Bayo
  • Two days at Cerro Chapelco
  • Four days at Cerro Catedral
  • Two days at La Hoya
  • One day at Cerro Perito Moreno
Lodging Accommodations:
  • Two nights in Villa La Angostura
  • Two nights in San Martin de los Andes
  • Five nights in San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Two nights in Esquel
  • Two nights in El Bolson
Local Ground Transportation – including the classic Ruta de Siete Lagos (Seven Lakes Route) and a journey along the historic Ruta 40, across the Patagonian Steppe, between Esquel and Bariloche, with an optional trip through the incredible Los Alerces National Park
Breakfasts and Dinners with red wine
‘Down day’ activities, in the event we do not ski due to weather or poor conditions
The experience of a lifetime
NOT INCLUDED Flights (we will be happy to assist with your bookings)
Buses/taxis
Visas or airport fees
Required travel insurance (we have options to offer)
Lunches, snacks
Additional bottled beverages
Ski/Snowboard equipment (we can assist with acquiring anything you may need)
Gratuity
OPTIONAL ADD-ONS Extreme Edition Upgrades:
  • Monte Bianco Experience
  • Cerro Perito Moreno Snowcat-accessed ski touring
  • Cerro Piltriquitron ski touring
  • Cerro Lopez ski touring
Additional ski day(s): ski resorts, ski touring, backcountry hut skiing, snowmobile skiing, heliskiing
Transportation within Argentina: Air/Bus/Train travel between Buenos Aires and Bariloche
Additional ground transportation (Buenos Aires airport transfers and private car services)
Lodging in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires City Tours guided by bilingual local residents
Personal concierge service from our team of Local Agents
Videographer/Photographer services to document your trip
1

Day 1

Arrive in San Carlos de Bariloche, meet your guide(s) and enjoy a scenic 1 ½-hour drive around Nahuel Huapi Lake to your lodging in Villa La Angostura. Meet & Greet and trip overview, followed by our Welcome Dinner.

Night in Villa La Angostura

2

Day 2

Ski day at Cerro Bayo, followed by aprés ski festivities and dinner in town.

  • Option for ski touring/splitboarding in the Cerro Bayo backcountry

Night in Villa La Angostura

3

Day 3

Ski day at Cerro Bayo, then drive the famous Ruta de Siete Lagos (Seven Lakes Route) up to the charming ski town of San Martin de los Andes. Dinner in town.

  • Option for ski touring/splitboarding in the Cerro Bayo backcountry

Night in San Martin de los Andes

4

Day 4

Ski day at Cerro Chapelco, followed by aprés ski festivities and dinner in town.

  • Option for ski touring/splitboarding in the Chapelco backcountry

Night in San Martin de los Andes

5

Day 5

Ski day at Chapelco, then drive the historic Ruta 40 back down to Bariloche via Junin de Los Andes, and enjoy the view of the incredible Lanin Volcano. Dinner in Bariloche.

  • Option for ski touring/splitboarding in the Chapelco backcountry

Night in San Carlos de Bariloche

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6

Day 6

Ski day at Cerro Catedral, followed by aprés ski festivities and dinner in town.

  • Option for snowmobile-assisted ski touring at Mallin Alto

Night in San Carlos de Bariloche

7

Day 7

Ski day at Cerro Catedral, followed by aprés ski festivities and dinner in town.

  • Option for snowmobile-assisted ski touring at Mallin Alto

Night in San Carlos de Bariloche

8

Day 8

Enjoy a scenic 3 ½-hour drive down historic Ruta 40 across the Patagonian Steppe to the laid-back ski town of Esquel. Explore the town, or enjoy a spa day to prepare for another exciting week of skiing. Dinner in town.

Night in Esquel

9

Day 9

Ski day at La Hoya, followed by aprés ski festivities and dinner in town.

  • Option for ski touring/splitboarding in the La Hoya backcountry

Night in Esquel

10

Day 10

Ski day at La Hoya, then enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful Los Alerces National Park, and the old pioneer outpost of Cholila, for an early evening arrival in the small artisan town of El Bolson. After settling into our comfortable cabañas in the forest, we will enjoy dinner in town.

  • Option for ski touring/splitboarding in the La Hoya backcountry

Night in El Bolson

11

Day 11

Ski day at Cerro Perito Moreno, aprés ski festivities at the famous El Bolson Brewery, dinner in town.

  • Option for snowcat skiing beyond the ski area boundary

Night in El Bolson

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Day 12

Continue north up Ruta 40 to San Carlos de Bariloche, settle into our lakefront lodging on the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, explore the town of Bariloche, dinner in town.

  • Option for side trip to the Tronador volcano

Night in San Carlos de Bariloche

13

Day 13

Ski day at Cerro Catedral, followed by our Farewell Dinner and fiesta in town.

  • Option for snowmobile-assisted ski touring at Mallin Alto

Night in San Carlos de Bariloche

14

Day 14

Ski day at Cerro Catedral, transport to Bariloche Airport for flight back to Buenos Aires.

  • Option for snowmobile-assisted ski touring at Mallin Alto

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