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Skiing Patagonia's Rio Baker, part 2

Skiing land in Chile that could become the site of a huge hydroelectric project

Originally Published: October 14, 2011
By Molly Baker | ESPN.com

[If you missed part one of this story, find it here.]

"The gauchos, they don't like clocks," said our Argentine friend Diego Boracchia as we waited for our tardy Chilean cowboy and four-legged transportation into the mountains surrounding Villa Castillo, a town just north of Chile's Baker River.

Our mission was to ski the mountains near Patagonia's Northern Ice Field, the source of run-off for Chile's southern rivers. Someday soon these rivers could all be transformed ...

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