Claudia “Peque” Aliaga is a Chilean-born professional freeride skier. We met Claudia in Valle Nevado and shot her for our debut collection. Don’t let her nickname fool you – she’s a force off-piste.
How did you get into freeride?
Looking for fresher lines!
What’s your pre-competition routine?
I don't really have a pre comp routine. I just try to stay active.
You’re from Chillán -- could you talk about the skiing there?
Yes, [Nevados de Chillán]'s a place at the foot of 2 volcanoes. There's tree skiing, hot springs and lots of snow! Paradise for sure.
Do you have any tips for venturing into the backcountry?
Do not go alone and get educated to be safer out there.
3 Questions We Ask All Our Friends
Best skiing memory? Skiing down volcanoes!
Favorite place to ski? Nevados de Chillán [obviously]
Go-to après ski activity? Randonee and a beer