Austral Aspirations: Donny Roth talks guiding in Chile

For our next installment of “Austral Aspirations,” we talk with AMGA Guide Donny Roth who started out in South America as a ski instructor. Thirteen seasons later, Roth is now the owner and operator of Chile Powder Adventures, a guiding business that customizes ski trips into the Andes.

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