Ski Portillo – The spirit of the Andes

Perched high up in the Chilean Andes, Portillo is a haven with incredible skiing and a unique ambience. One of the original ski areas in South America, Portillo is celebrating it’s 70th anniversary this winter. Come and visit to enjoy a truly unique ski experience.


In Portillo James works for the Portillo ski school, which offers private instruction and guiding as well as group lessons. Portillo has an incredible range of facilities for the skier interested in progression, empty pistes, challenging off piste and a huge heliski area. Choose to ski with Transition for your ski lessons in Portillo to get the most out of your trip and progress your skiing to the max! If you would just like to get to know the area, James has been working and exploring Portillo for 9 winters know, so knows the area as well as anyone. In Portillo video and photos are included in your lessons, drone footage is also possible depending on weather (full day lessons only).