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PACKING LIST

You are responsible only for personal clothing and gear listed below. We'll take care of everything else. This list does not include additional clothing/items you may want for travel or for your time in the city.  Any luggage not needed in Portillo can be left in storage during your expedition.

Packing System: This expedition does not include porters. You are responsible for carrying all of your personal gear.

Carried bag weight limit: n/a

Ski/Snowboard Lessons Available:

  • Group Lesson:
    • One Day (1.5 hours): $42.00
    • Four Day (1.5 hours): $151.00
  • Private Lesson:
    • 1 Hour 1 person: $90.00
    • 1 Hour 2 people: $107.00
    • 1 Hour 3 people: $149.00
    • 1 Hour additional person: $49.00
    • Full Day (7 hours) 1 person: $593.00
    • Full Day (7 hours) 2 people: $742.00
    • Full Day (7 hours) 3 people: $929.00
    • Full Day (7 hours) additional person: $321.00

Rentals Available: 

  • Ski/Snowboard Rental:
  • Full “Sport” Package (ski/board, boots, poles): $38.00 per day
  • Full “Performance” Package (ski/board, boots, poles): $50.00 per day
  • Skis Only “Sport”: $22.00 per day
  • Skis Only “Performance”: $31.00 per day
  • Snowboard Only: $27.00 per day
  • Helmet: $10.00 per day

Documents and Logistics

  • International flights booked and confirmed to Santiago
  • Flight information submitted
  • Passport valid through end of trip (*Passport and entry receipt must be carried at all times during expedition!)
  • Medical insurance card
  • Cash for tipping guides, buying souvenirs, incidental costs, etc. (*Note: Please bring crisp US bills. Many places will not accept torn, wrinkled, or worn bills)

Expedition Gear

  • Ski jacket
  • Ski pants
  • Ski gloves
  • Ski goggles
  • Fleece jacket or vest
  • Synthetic long underwear (top and bottom)
  • Wool or synthetic hat
  • Ski socks
  • Clothing for evening in lodge
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal toiletries and medicine (showers are available)
  • Bathing suit

Other (optional)

  • Helmet
  • Water bottle
  • Reading material for the trail
  • Hotel reservations for extended time in Chile (if applicable)
  • Guidebooks
  • Camera
  • Outlet adapter