La Parva Ski Resort:
This ski center is located at 2,750 meters above sea level, amidst the Andes Mountain Range. It corresponds to a winter resort, fully equipped with all necessary amenities, beautiful architecture and excellent trails that are chosen every year by world class skiers.
It also has a Ski Club where domestic competitors are formed. It has more than 100 children in training, divided in alpine skiing and freestyle, to take advantage of the excellent natural conditions of this ski center, which is known for its high quality worldwide.
La Parva is located in a very beautiful area, at 38 kms (23.6 mi) from Santiago. La Parva has a beautiful view to the valley of Santiago and it is the winter center with major population, due to the great variety of refuges and private apartments, which are rented during the ski season. The snowboard practice and the heliski are implemented for those who enjoy these activities.
La Parva Ski Center has a condominium and restaurant with international food in La Marmita de Pericles and La Barra. In the Golondrina sector is located the Golondrina Snack, with sandwiches, soups, dishes, drinks and beverages. In the top of the ski lifts Alpha and Las Vegas is located the Restaurant 3100, where you can eat sandwiches, beer and beverage. In La Parva village are located all the services that the visitors needs: lodging, restaurants, ski school, bars, transfer, coffee shops, discotheques, hospital and parking.
La Parva ski resort has a team of 70 expert instructors who give ski lessons to children and adults, using the School Camp method, a funny and secure way to learn the snow sports.
La Parva possesses a ski area of 38 kms distributed in 30 slopes, which can be ampler (with a special ticket) interconnected with Valle Nevado Ski Center. The largest slope is 4 kms (2.5 mi) long. A mechanized team supports and repairs the slopes. In La Parva there are 14 ski lifts, which cover 9,673 mts (31,407 ft) and include 2 quadruple-chair lifts, one triple-chair lift, one double-chair lift and 10 ski lifts.
- Mountain Ski or Randonee:
- Slide horizontal and / or vertical in big extensions and without mechanics remounting.
- Trekking on the Snow:
- Take a walk on the show with racquets fixed to the boots for walking without sinking. It can be practiced in any surface with snow.
How to get there?
On the same route to Farellones; between 8:00 and 14:00 hrs the transit is only for accession; between 14:00 and 20:00 hrs only to descent. Police control in La Ermita. Occasionally chains are required, which are rented in the place.