South American 2019 Ski Season Gets Underway with Fresh Powder

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Valle Nevado is going off! Credit: @pascaltravel

The 2019 South American ski season got underway with a bang this weekend as the majority of resorts started their lifts turning and riders were treated to fresh powder.

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Powder day at Cerro Chapelco. Credit: Facebook

The storm that passed through the Andes the previous week dumped multiple feet of fresh snow on most areas.

In Chile, Valle Nevado, opened with almost 2-feet, El Colorado had over 15″ and Nevados de Chillan had almost 2-feet.

In Argentina, Cerro Catedral opened with 6″, and Las Leñas with 17″.

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Cerro Chapelco. Credit: Facebook