Archive for the ‘sports’ Category

2012 Ski Season Underway

Thursday, July 5th, 2012 Posted in sports, travel | 20 Comments »

Written by Jamie Northern Patagonia and the Andes have been receiving lots of snow this season. Photo courtesy of Andes Cross Cerro Catedral, just 20 minutes from Bariloche, is now reporting 200 cm of snow at the summit. With this much snow ...

Cerro Catedral to Open for 2012 Ski Season

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 Posted in sports, travel | 15 Comments »

Cerro Catedral will be open for skiing starting tomorrow, June 23. Thanks to the recent snows, South America's largest ski resort will be operating 4 lifts initially. The forecast is calling for more snow tonight and than early next week. We sincerely ...

¡Hay Nieve!

Saturday, August 6th, 2011 Posted in sports | 19 Comments »

Written by Jamie Like many things in Argentina, the snow arrived late this winter. However, I am happy to report the Andes are now covered in a nice blanket of white. Here's a few photos taken by Wild Patagonia from this week ...

Cerro Catedral to Open for 2011 Season

Thursday, July 14th, 2011 Posted in sports, travel | 4 Comments »

Cerro Catedral, located just outside Bariloche, has announced it will open for the season this Saturday, July 16. On the schedule for skiers are 3 chairs. The forecast is calling more snow. For updated conditions, click here. We wish all our friends ...

2010 Ski Sabbatical Photos

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 Posted in day to day, sports | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie As you may or may not know, we took a ski sabbatical in Las Leñas before returning to the US. It was a great time and our batteries are now refreshed and ready for action. Here are some pictures from ...

Protect Our Winters Expands Into Argentina

Thursday, June 24th, 2010 Posted in business, lifestyle, politics, sports, travel, weather | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie For pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones, his mission of helping Mother Nature began on the slopes outside of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Returning to his favorite place to ride sweet powder, he found it void of snow. Rock and grass ...

Catedral Opens for 2010 Season

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 Posted in lifestyle, sports, travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie Thanks to the recent snow, Cerro Catedral is now open for the 2010 season. The ski area currently has beginner and intermediate terrain open. With more snow in the forecast this week, the season is shaping up nicely.

Getting Ready for Mundial!

Monday, June 7th, 2010 Posted in culture, sports | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie Here in Argentina all of the attention these days is focused on the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which begins this weekend. After Argentina's disappointing 6th place finish in 2006, the country is eager for redemption. I caught up ...

Patagonia Sustainable Trails Project

Thursday, May 13th, 2010 Posted in culture, sports, travel | No Comments »

It is absolutely true that the beauty in Patagonia is awe-inspiring. So, it is great to hear of stories in which Mother Nature is being respected, appreciated and supported. Here is a great example of a good look at some ...

Race through the Arrayanes

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in entertainment, sports | 7 Comments »

Written by Jamie On Sunday, May 2, La Doble Arrayanes, un maratón de montaña, will be held on the Quetrihué Peninsula, outside Villa La Angostura. The race will start at the ithisimus and go to Parque Arrayanes and back. Participants can run ...