Below is a list of informative web links relating for travel to El Colorado, Chile:



United States Ski & Snowboard Association:


          * General USSA website:  www.ussa.org


 

Weather:

* You can get a free 6-day forecast for base, mid & top of mountain for almost any major ski area in the world  by going to: www.snow-forecast.com

 

 * The forecast for the 10,968’  peak of El Colorado is at: www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/El-Colorado.0to3top.shtml

 * AccuWeather forecast for Farelleones, Chile: wwwa.accuweather.com/world-forecast-15day.asp?partner=accuweather&myadc=0&traveler=0&zipcode=SAM;CL;-;FARELLONES;&fday=1&metric=0

 * AccuWeather for Santiago, Chile : wwwa.accuweather.com/index-world-forecast.asp?partner=accuweather&myadc=0&traveler=0&zipcode=SAM|CL|CI011|SANTIAGO|&metric=0

 * Satellite weather map of South America: www.goski.com/weather/welcome.html?page=map&weathermap_region=sam&image_asset_id=10000098

 

Metric & Currency Conversions:

* Temperature conversion (celsius/fahrenheit): www.onlineconversion.com/temperature.htm

 

 * Distance/length conversion (metric/English): www.onlineconversion.com/length_common.htm

 * Currency conversion (USD to Chilean Peso): money.wn.com/?amount=1&c1=USD&c2=CLP&s1=&s2

 

El Colorado/Farellones Ski Area:

* El Colorado Ski Resort (snow report, web cams, etc):    www.elcolorado.cl


 * Farellones (base of El Colorado) racing website: www.skifarelloneschile.com/

* Snow Reports for Chilean ski resorts: www.andesweb.com/snowreport.html

* Skiresort Service International ski report on El Colorado : www.skiresort.de/suedamerika/chile/elcolorado.htm

 

US State Dept Information:

 

* Background Note on Chile: www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1981.htm

 * Consular Information Sheet on Chile: travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1088.html

 * General travel information for Americans overseas: www.state.gov/www/about_state/business/business_travel.html

 * Foreign country entry requirements: travel.state.gov/travel/tips/brochures/brochures_1229.html#c

 

Embassies:

* Official Chile Website (Embassy of Chile in Washington, DC:  www.chile-usa.org

 

 * US Embassy-Santiago, Chile: www.usembassy.cl

 

Acute Mountain Sickness:

* Guide to High Altitude: Acclimatization & Illness: www.princeton.edu/~oa/safety/altitude.html

 

* US Gov Info on AMS: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000133.htm

 

* AMS Link: www.climbing-high.com/acute-mountain-sickness.html  

 

Miscellaneous:

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