A technician checks a cannon spraying artificial snow at El Colorado ski centre in the Andes Mountains. Photo: AFP

Not so Chile: rising temperatures force country’s ski slopes to use fake snow

  • Up to four metres of snow used to fall on the mountains that make up the Chilean Andes, but this year it has only snowed three times
  • Snow melt is even more pronounced in the mountain range’s central zone because of pollution from the country’s capital
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A technician checks a cannon spraying artificial snow at El Colorado ski centre in the Andes Mountains. Photo: AFP
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