February 22, 2010
Portillo sits in a wonderland of knife-edged peaks and turquoise lakes, where Chile’s Andes Mountains climb 19,000 feet into the sky. Yet despite the stark vistas and the distance from civilization, this mountain outpost breathes elegance and polish, a living tribute to what skiing used to be. And, to the guests who return year after year, what it still is.
May 17, 2000
The newest and largest ski resort in South America serves up powder all summer long. Here's how to plan a trip to Valle Nevado.