May 14, 2019

Antillanca Ski Center

Written By: Raúl Silva M. 
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Antillanca Ski and Mountain Center, South of Chile.
Antillanca Mountain Center
Photo: municipalidaddepuyehue.cl
Antillanca Ski Center is located 98 km. Southeast of the city of Osorno, Los Lagos Region and nestled in the middle of Puyehue National Park, on the slopes of the Casablanca Volcano. It belongs to the Club Andino de Osorno, a sports institution founded in 1935 which promotes the practice of mountaineering. The Mountain Resort is also great to visit in all seasons.  During the winter months, June to September, Antillanca works as an important Winter Sports Center and in Spring/ Summer the resort turns into a paradise for Ecotourism lovers benefited by its abundant natural attractions and some of the most spectacular views that can be found in Southern Chile. 

How to get there? you must take the CH 215 International Route that joins the Chilean city of Osorno and San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina. At km. 76 of the route is the U-485 fork leading to Aguas Calientes Hot Springs  and Antillanca.


Hotels, Shelters and Services


Ski slopes in Antillanca Ski Center, Chile.
Photo: municipalidaddepuyehue.cl
The Mountain Resort offers the possibility of staying at the hotel divided into two areas: The Eduardo Meyer Hotel and the Carlos Buschmann Shelter, with a total of 167 rooms, 37 of which can be modified according to requirements and 10 apartments for 6 people. It also has 120 rooms owned by members of the Club Andino de Osorno. The Resort is suitable to receive travelers of all ages and conditions including people with reduced mobility. The complex has a Pub, Restaurant, Mountain Cafe, Gym, Swimming Pool, Child Care Center and all the services concerning a Mountain Resort, Equipment rental, Repair shop, Ski school, Boutique where you can buy ski clothes.

Other Refuges in the area are: Marc Blancpain Shelter, belonging to Liceo Alianza Francesa Claude Gay, a school created by French immigrants who settled in Osorno since 1850. Previous to this Refuge, the school had facilities which were destroyed by a fire in the 90s.

Otto Urban Baude Shelter, built in 1959 and belonging to Osorno Deutsche Schule, this school was created in 1854 by the first German immigrants who came to settle in the area.

CONAF (National Forest Corporation) Shelter, created in 1975 on the grounds of the Club Andino de Osorno. The refuge area is 338.3 m2 and has a capacity for 28 people.


Skiable Domain and Slopes


Antillanca has 512 Ha of ski area. Due to the characteristics of the terrain, it is an ideal place to practice off-piste skiing. As for ski slopes,  there are of varying difficulty, the longest having a length of 2800 meters.The number of Ski Slopes and  Difficulty Levels is as follows:

Green, for beginners: 2
Blue, intermediate: 9
Red, advanced: 3
Black, expert: 4

Resort Official Website:   http://www.antillanca.cl/


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