Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ski Portillo

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Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 58.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 43%
  • Beginner
  • 14%
  • Families
  • 43%
  • Intermediate
  • 29%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 29%
  • Advanced
  • 57%

Helpful Highlights:

echoing a lot of other reviews about the cruise ship vibe. to avoid this you can catch a roundtrip day bus from Las Condes in Santiago but it is a long ride...

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  • 4

    great mountain, but run like a cruise

    by bhsnyc - 31st December 2010

    Pros: lives up to most of the hype, great staff, good maintenance

    Cons: dated, isolated, expensive, forced to stay 1wk, scary drive up!

    echoing a lot of other reviews about the cruise ship vibe. to avoid this you can catch a roundtrip day bus from Las Condes in Santiago but it is a long ride... Full review

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  • 2

    portillo no es muy bueno

    by papi6022 - 5th September 2010

    Pros: no lift lines, ski in/out, beautiful location

    Cons: poor infrastructure, mediocre food, indifferent service, poor grooming and signage on slopes

    I really wanted to like Portillo, but frankly it's mediocre in most aspects. The vertical is not great with all lifts accessing less than 1,000'. It's very ... Full review

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  • 5

    Powder in September

    by snowmystr - 13th September 2009

    Pros: Find untracked snow days after a snowfall

    Cons: You feel like you are on a cruise ship - hope for good weather

    Fortune has it that I was able to answer my phone while riding one of the steeper route out in the Oregon Coast Range late one August day. Could I TD a race... Full review

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  • 4

    Portillo

    by mdavidjohnson - 24th February 2009

    Pros: Aesthetics, Racking up Vertical

    Cons: Isolated, must stay for 1 week

    Portillo is nestled high up in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile and 25 miles from the base of Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Portillo Chile Review

    by anonymous_user - 30th July 2008

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    I came from portillo 3 days ago i didn't catch so much snow but it was incredible,the night was freezing cold down to -11 at the hotel but in the day it was... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski Portillo Chile Review

    by SES84 - 16th May 2008

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    I went to Portillo for a week last year and am returning this year. I've been skiing all over North America (Whistler, Vail, Aspen, Telluride, Snowbird, A... Full review

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