Andes Heliboarding


At Andes Heliboarding you’ll discover perfect snow, experience an adrenaline packed adventure in breathtaking landscapes, with a first class heliski service.

"Find virgin snow and steep terrain"

Imagine taking off from a Bell 407 Helicopter and being flown to exclusive locations across the Andes and the coastal mountain ranges of Patagonia. With Andes Heliboarding you’ll find virgin snow and steep terrain overlooking the sea, glaciers and fjords and in November you can even ski on Patagonia’s Volcanos.

The snowfall is assured here with excellent fresh, dry powder and all the valleys offering drops from an altitude ranging from 3800 to 4500 meters with an exceptional 1500 meters vertical drops, or as high as 2400 meters according to snow conditions. You can ski or board from Parraguirre - Olivares, Rabicano, Lakes Zone, Cajon del Maipo, San Jose Vol-cano, Tupungato, Puma Lodge or Patagonia.

"Heliski professionalism and first class service"

Andes Heliboarding has years of heliski professionalism and offer a first class heliski service with only small groups of a maximum of 8 skiers/snowboarders. Run by Pro-Rider Bob Echene and his wife Annais - Bob introduced the snowboard to Chile in 1989!

Apres ski activities include trekking kayaking, rafting, horseriding, jet boating and wildlife watching - including wales birds, sealions, penguins and even the killer whale!

Heliski guests will enjoy an unforgettable and unique experience, with a high class service; and cuisine, open bar and specialised attention.

"Puma Lodge with plenty of amenities: Spa, fitness center..."

There are 5 different packages to choose from: Urban Heliski Program (based out of Santiago), Mountain Village Heliski Program (based out of a cosy mountain chalet), the Spa & Nature Heliski Program (based out of comfortable El Ingenio Lodge, right by beautiful Maipo rivers, with volcanoes, lakes, hot springs and huge valleys around), the Valle Nevado Heliski Program (based out of the biggest ski resort of Chile) or Puma Lodge Heliski Program (based out of beautiful Puma Lodge with plenty of amenities: Spa, gym, fitness center).

4 reasons to choose Andes Heliboarding:

  1. Years of heliski professionalism!
  2. World class terrain!
  3. First class heliski service with only small groups of a maximum of 8 skiers/snowboarders.
  4. Run by Pro-Rider Bob Echene.


  • South America
  • Southern
  • Chile
Mountain Range
  • Andes
  • None
Ski Resort
  • None
  • Heli
Accomm. Type
  • Lodge/Chalet
  • Hotel
  • Guest House
Suited For
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • Party People
  • $$$ - Luxury
  • $$ - Medium
Meal Plans
  • Bed & Breakfast
Room Type
  • Single Bed Room
  • Double Bed Room
  • Twin Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • Internet Station
  • Internet Wifi
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Massage
  • Pool
  • Communal TV
  • Gym
  • Pool table
Services offered
  • Guiding
  • Airport Transfer
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Tree Runs
  • Cliffs
Average Annual Snowfall
  • 5 meter/year - 10 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Transitional
Crowd Factor
  • Low
Explorer Level
  • Medium
PP/Night from US$ 984