Only a short distance north of El Colorado , La Parva’s skiable runs range from 2,662 to 3,630 meters above sea level—nearly a 1,000-meter vertical drop. Lift tickets cost are a bit more expensive here than at El Colorado, US$44 on weekends and US$35 on weekdays.
Accommodations are available on a weekly basis at Apart Hotel Condominio Nueva La Parva (tel. 02/2121363, roparva [at] netline [dot] cl) for about US$1,900–3,700 for up to six people. For general information, contact Centro de Ski La Parva (La Concepción 266, Oficina 301, tel. 02/2209530, Providencia, Santiago, www.laparva.cl ).