Powder South


Experience the amazing Andes Mountains with the expert and passionate guides at Powder South, the premier heliski operation in South America!

"Helicopter ski operation in South America"

If you want a ski trip of a lifetime, choose Powder South. One of South America’s premier helicopter ski operation, Powder South knows just what you need to have a great heliski trip. Powder South has been in business for 8 seasons and their guides have 30 years of experience skiing and riding in the Andes.

In the past, informal operations have offered vertical runs near ski areas, but now Powder South presents an entirely new dimension of remote heliskiing at world-class standards. With the vast terrain Powder South can take you to, skiers and snowboarders from around the world will love heliskiing in the Andes. Imagine soaring over the Andes in state-of-the-art AS 350-B3 and Bell 407 Helicopters and seeing the beautiful snowy vistas and you’ll know that Powder South is the choice for you.

"Unique culture at the traditional Chilean mountain lodge"

Powder South Heliski Guides was founded by former Olympic Skier Joaquin Oyarzun and IFMGA and UIAGM guide, Rodrigo Mujica, who are both ski and mountaineering entrepreneurs and guides. Both of these guys were born and raised in Chile but spent decades living in the U.S. so they know what it takes to make the best heliski experience for travelers and adventure enthusiasts.

During your Powder South trip you’ll enjoy the generous hospitality and unique culture at your traditional Chilean mountain lodge. Packages are available for 3-day or week-long trips, from June through October.

3 reasons to choose Powder South:

  1. Expert guides with a passion for skiing.
  2. Superb South American heliski business.
  3. Amazing scenery and culture!
  • South America
  • Southern
  • Chile
Mountain Range
  • Andes
  • None
Ski Resort
  • None
  • Heli
Accomm. Type
  • Lodge/Chalet
Suited For
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • $$$ - Luxury
  • $$ - Medium
Meal Plans
  • Full Board
Room Type
  • Single Bed Room
  • Double Bed Room
  • Twin Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • None
Services offered
  • Guiding
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Cliffs
Average Annual Snowfall
  • 5 meter/year - 10 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Continental
Crowd Factor
  • Medium
Explorer Level
  • Medium
PP/Night from US$ 1,514