Valle Nevado To Begin Daily Operations On June 7 – Two Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

Valle Nevado, South America’s premier ski resort, will open for daily operations on June 7, following significant early season snowfall that dropped four feet of fresh powder on Chile's Tres Valles.

"Thanks to excellent early-season conditions and a successful pre-opening last weekend, we are excited to announce daily operations will begin two weeks ahead of schedule," said Ricardo Margulis, general manager of Valle Nevado.

During the 3-day pre-opening, Valle Nevado welcomed over 3,000 visitors, setting high expectations for the 2024 season. "Last year, we were the first Chilean ski resort to open, and it was one of the best winters in resort history with nearly 250,000 skier visits. This year, we anticipate an even better season, expecting around 300,000 visitors, which is about one-third of all snow visitors in Chile," added Margulis.

Regarding hotel operations, Valle Nevado expects occupancy rates above 90 percent during the winter months across its three hotels. International visitors make up 80 percent of guests, with Brazil being the largest market, followed by Argentina, the U.S., and Europe. Among day visitors — those not staying at the hotels — about 70 percent are Chileans and 30 percent are international, with Brazil accounting for 60 percent of the latter group.

The Valle Nevado Hotel will open on June 28, while Puerta del Sol and Tres Puntas hotels open on June 21. "Although the hotels are nearly fully booked during the first weeks of the season, some promotions are still available,” continued Margulis.

Last month, Mountain Capital Partners (MCP)—the majority partner of Valle Nevado since 2023—acquired La Parva ski resort. Following this acquisition, MCP announced the 2024 Power Pass will now include 7 interconnected days to Valle Nevado and La Parva during the 2024 ski season. This provides season pass holders access to the largest skiable domain in the Southern Hemisphere, with 7,000 skiable acres, 30 lifts, and 80 trails.

This winter Valle Nevado will operate daily from June 7 through October 6, with lifts running from 9 am until 5 pm. Learn more at

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