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Join Saveur the Journey for an Advanced/Expert level Southern Hemisphere Skiing and Boarding trip to Patagonia in August 2021. Escape the hot summer stateside and travel across the equator to chase an endless winter with this small-group South American ski trip to Cerro Catedral and the stunning Andes of Bariloche, Argentina. Ski and board through old growth Lenga forests, tackle the couloirs and bowls of the backcountry, and cruise groomers at one of the largest ski resorts in the Southern Hemisphere. A local Argentinian guide as well as an IFMGA certified ski guide will show you the best powder stashes and where to experience superb Argentinian wines, grass-fed pampa beef, chocolate, and culture.
If we are unable to run this trip due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting travel restrictions, the trip will be rescheduled for August, 2022. Book now, worry-free with a $500 deposit before February 14 and “double your money” with code “VALENTINE21” to receive $500 off the final price of your trip. If you have to cancel or the trip is cancelled you will have $1000 credit to use on any Saveur the Journey trips until 2025!
***Saveur the Journey takes the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and participation in this trip requires guests and guides to be vaccinated with one of the FDA approved emergency use authorization COVID-19 vaccines. Guests may also be required to provide a negative PCR test less than 72 hours prior to the start of the trip. Guests and guides will adhere to current COVID-19 guidelines as set forth by the CDC and WHO. Please see our COVID-19 Policies for more information. ***
When: August 20-28, 2021 (or similar dates in August 2022) (9 days/8 nights. 6 days of skiing/boarding)
Where: Cerro Catedral, Bariloche, Argentina (Northern Patagonia)
Requirements: Advanced/Expert level skier or boarder, preferably with touring bindings or splitboard, and skins. Avalanche safety gear (recommended, can be rented). Must be in good physical shape.
Highlights: Cerro Catedral combines amazing terrain with superb views of Lake Nahuel Huapi at a huge resort with modern lifts and infrastructure. Fantastic food, wine, local beer, a beautiful chalet, and top-notch guides plus an optional cat skiing day as well as a rest day focused on the local cuisine and culture rounds out the experience. Cerro Catedral boasts over 3700’ of vertical,120km of slopes and virtually unlimited sidecountry/backcountry lines with steep couloirs, big bowls, and old growth tree skiing. Optional trip extension to the famous Refugio Frey for 5 days/5 nights of human-powered ski/splitboard touring.
Max participants: 10
What’s included: All accommodations, transportation by van during trip, guides (including IFMGA certified ski guide and local Argentinian guide), most meals, 6 days lift tickets at Cerro Catedral. What’s not included: Airfare (San Carlos de Bariloche-BRC is the closest airport), alcohol, airport shuttle, travel insurance, gratuities.
Cost: $4150 per person for double occupancy. Single occupancy may be available for a supplement. Book before February 14 with code “VALENTINE21” to save $500 off the final cost of the trip!
For more information and an itinerary click: https://www.saveurthejourney.com/product/argentina-bariloche-ski-snowboard-trip/