Powder South featured in 2018 Warren Miller Release

Powder South is the premier helicopter skiing operation in Chilean Andes mountains. In operation since 2002, we’ve changed the game for heli skiing in South America. Choose from our unique custom tailored heli-ski packages including quick 3 day getaways to full week long adventures. With a season stretching from June to October, we can satisfy your fix for summertime powder skiing.

Information on Powder South & COVID-19

IIn light of the challenging situation across the globe, we’ve reduced our trip deposit from €2,000 to €500.

Chilean Heli Skiing

We’ve been pioneering helicopter skiing in Chile for over a decade now. With trips from 3 days to our Grand Class Exclusive Charter vacation, we have something for everyone. Great skiing, luxurious accommdations, fantastic food and you is our recipie for success!

Heli Skiing in Argentina

Powder South’s newest base (opened in 2015) is unlike anything the ski industry has seen before. Situated at the foot of the towering Andes Mountains in Argentina’s renowned Uco Valley winemaking region, only 90 minutes from the Mendoza International Airport, you can almost pick your ski line from the lodge, the view is that spectacular.

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1st Class Accommodations


We partner with the best 5-star hotels in Santiago and some of the finest deluxe Chilean mountain lodges as well as gourmet modern retreats. Our stylish and modern Andean remote lodges : Puma, El Morado, Altiplanico and the VIK lodges, are jewels of Andean hospitality. They are located in different Valleys within five minutes of South America's best heliskiing!

Our Founders

rodrigo mujica and joaquin oyarzun

Powder South Heli-Ski Guides was founded by ski and mountaineering entrepreneurs and guides, Rodrigo Mujica (IFMGA/UIAGM Guide) and Joaquin Oyarzun (former Olympic Skier). Both Rodrigo and Joaquin were born and raised in Chile and have lived in the USA. They have dedicated their lives to the mountains, and to excellence in mountain guiding and adventure travel.

Latest News

New Base in Northern Patagonia

POWDER SOUTH HELI-SKI GUIDES is happy to announce the opening of its northern Patagonia Heli Ski base out of Barraco Lodge. Powder South will be offering Heli-Ski weeks this 2020 season during the months of September and October. This is great news for heli-skiiers and heli-boarders, opening up pristine terrain and ever more ski adventure in this astonishingly beautiful land of wild rivers, … Read More...

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