The Lake District Places


Parque Nacional Vicente Pérez Rosales

Sports and the Outdoors

The mountain forms the foundation for Chile's newest ski area, Ski & Outdoors Volcán Osorno, which offers ski and snowboard rentals and lessons. Adults pay 18,000 pesos for a full day of skiing; 13,500 pesos for a half day, with transportation offered from the office in the center of Puerto Varas. San Francisco 333, Puerto Varas. 65/233–445 or 09/262–3323.

Make like Tarzan (or Jane) and swing through the treetops in the shadow of Volcán Osorno with Canopy Chile. A helmet, a very secure harness, 2 km (1 mi) of zip line strung out over 12 platforms, and experienced guides give you a bird's-eye view of the forest below. 65/330–922 or 09/638–2644.