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A singular experience proposed by Ski Pucón invites skiers onto the slopes of the Villarrica Volcano. Located at a short distance from the urban center, within the Villarrica National Park, this resort has 20 runs to practice skiing and snowboarding with excellent infrastructure, services and snow quality. Ski Pucón is an undertaking by the prestigious Gran Hotel Pucón Resort & Club, which has been in charge of the facilities selected to perform countless international level sport competitions since 1990.
"Snowboard Paradise" was the name given to this site by the experts of this sport due to its natural ravines and half pipes.
Its skiable surface spreads from 1,200 to 1,800 meters over sea level on the northeastern wall of the volcano, which enables visitors to see the landscape of five lakes in the South of Chile from its summit. There are runs for all ski levels, as well as important off-piste areas. The wet and icy snow on the slopes and the wet compacted snow on the base is maintained even in spring, which enables the season to be extended till October.
Ski Pucón has 9 lifts, a well-known ski school and a highly-qualified patrol team that guarantee comfort and security to all visitors.
How to Get There: located 19 km North of Pucón, in the Lake district, within the Villarrica National Park, it can be accessed by air through the city of Temuco, 125 km away from Pucón, and from there along Route 5 towards the South to the city of Freire. From this point, head for Villarrica and after crossing its urban area, take the road to Pucón. Two kilometers from the city, you will see the entrance to the Villarrica National Park.
The roads are well-signaled and paved and, during the winter, the use of chain tires is mandatory.
Season: from mid-June to mid-October.
Weather: winter temperatures range between 7º and 2º C.
Activities: skiing, snowboarding, hiking and snowmobile rides.
Services: accommodation, transport, entertainment, coffee-shop, restaurant, ski boutique, bar.