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Snow Brains Article on Powder South

By Powder South | May 17, 2016

It’s not even June yet and Powder Fever is setting in! It’s time to get excited for our upcoming season. Check out the article that Snow Brains posted on Powder South. The Andes Mountain Range in South America is the longest mountain range on Earth.  It holds the highest mountains in world outside the Himalayas along […]

Powder South Featured in Boulder Weekly

By Powder South | May 3, 2016

Our friend Tom Winter wrote a great piece on Powder South featured in The Boulder Weekly in April 2016. The mountains are the spine of the continent. They run for thousands of miles, in places jagged and impassible, in others friendlier, with passes guarded by large volcanoes that vent steam and spit lava. These are […]

Huge Snowfall in April!

By Powder South | April 27, 2016

We have some great and exiting news for this upcoming season. The heli-ski season in South America is less than two months away, and POWDER SOUTH Heli-Ski Guides and Owners are hard at work making preparations for the upcoming season. We just got over a meter of snow last week in the Andes and we […]

Thanks for a great season in the Andes!

By Powder South | October 1, 2015

Well, it was incredible while it lasted. The 2015 heli-skiing season has ended for us at POWDER SOUTH, and we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who joined us in Chile and Argentina for one of the best winters in years. Late this season, that list even included world-renowned big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton, […]

Huge winter continues in Andes!

By Powder South | August 12, 2015

Perfect conditions evident in photos from, Aug. 11! The El Niño predictions of a deep winter in South America have come true: Perfect conditions exist throughout the Andes Range, with blower powder blanketing slopes in Chile and Argentina. For proof, behold these photos from TODAY, AUG. 11, in the Uco Valley of Argentina. POWDER SOUTH […]

Massive storm drops 220cm of snow on Andes

By Powder South | July 14, 2015

Deep powder awaits heli skiers, snowboarders in Chile and Argentina with POWDER SOUTH Thanks to the Internet, news has traveled around the world about the extraordinary winter storm that blanketed the central Andes in Chile and Argentina with more than 2 meters of snow this past weekend (we received 220 centimeters at our measuring station […]

El Niño Set to Bring Heavy Snow to Powder South for 2015!

By Powder South | April 29, 2015

The heli-ski season in South America is less than two months away, and POWDER SOUTH Heli-Ski Guides are hard at work making preparations for the upcoming season. If you believe the meteorologists around the world — and this time it seems they know what they’re talking about — South America and particularly the central Andes […]

Powder South Expanding to Argentina!

By Powder South | November 17, 2014

Exploration opportunities abound at POWDER SOUTH’s newest base opening in Argentina for the 2015 season Renowned lodge The Vines to host PS skiers, riders in Mendoza region More than a decade after POWDER SOUTH began pioneering heli-ski terrain in the heart of Chile’s Central Andes, we’re expanding into a new country and will be pioneering […]

Andreas Fransson Remebered

By Powder South | October 7, 2014

The POWDER SOUTH family, from our founders Rodrigo Mujica and Joaquin Oyarzun to our loyal clients, was crushed to learn of the death of renowned ski mountaineer and guide Andreas Fransson last Monday, Sept. 29, in Patagonia. Andreas, who was 31 years old, died in a large avalanche while climbing Monte San Lorenzo on the […]

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