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Valle de las Leñas

 

 

 

 

Valle de las Leñas

 

 

 

 

Valle de las Leñas

 

 

 

 

Valle de las Leñas

 

 

 

 

 

Ski with a particular seal from the Cuyo area. Undoubtedly, Las Leñas is one of the most important resorts in Argentina due to its matchless snow quality, ski runs for all levels, Nordic ski and unbeatable areas for the practice of off-piste skiing.
Located near the capital city of Mendoza, it is also the highest resort, with a 1,200-meter vertical drop, between the 3,430-meter-high summit and the 2,240-meter-high base, thus creating a paradise for extreme skiing and heli-skiing, with options for beginner and intermediate skiers.
As a result of the dry features of the weather, the 230 hectares of skiable surface expose a snow quality that is internationally recognized.
It has a slalom stadium and 27 authorized runs with a maximum skiable length of 7,050 meters, among which one of the longest runs for intermediate level in the world stands out. It is reached by 13 lifts and, if the weather conditions do not contribute with the necessary amount of snow, Las Leñas has a modern system to make artificial snow.
Practicing off-piste ski in Las Leñas and sleeping in the Valle Hermoso high-mountain shelter, or using randonée skis with seal fur is an experience for advanced skiers in good physical shape hard to be put into words.
With first-class accommodation and gastronomy, ski and snowboard schools, among other services, Las Leñas is a classic.

 
Useful data
 

How to Get There:
450 km away from the capital of the province of Mendoza , in the Malargüe district and 1,200 km from Buenos Aires , this place can be reached by air, car or bus. There are flights from Buenos Aires to the Malargüe airport, and from there, a transfer to Las Leñas. During the high season, there are direct flights from Sao Paolo (Brazil) to Malargüe.
From Buenos Aires by car, you must go along National Routes 7, 188, 143, 144, 40 and Provincial 222 to Las Leñas, 20 km after the city of Los Molles. Season:
From June 11 to September 24, divided into high, mid, low and special.
Weather:
In the winter, it is moderately cold during the day and very cold during the night. Temperatures range between 11,7º and -1,4ºC.
Activities:
Skiing, snowboarding, snowmobile rides.
Services:
Accommodation, gastronomy, kid nursery, medical clinic, institutional museum.


News

 

New Virgo Hotel :
It is a new place with style and comfort opens its doors in July. Virgo Hotel has 105 rooms, a panoramic restaurant, sushi bar, wine bar and cellar, health club, spa, conditioned swimming-pool, cinema and other first-class services.

Like years ago, this Mendoza resort proposes multiple activities to enjoy the snow:

Extreme expedition :
It is a new proposal, only for advanced and expert skiers who wish to enjoy an adventure in the snow outside the ski resort and accompanied by a specialized group.
In addition to the classical tours across Mounts Torrecillas and Collar, there are also circuits across the Hermoso Valley, El Desecho and the Escondida Lagoon, various options to discover the mountain and challenge its boundaries.

Night Ski :
Las Leñas invites visitors to slide along more than 1,400m of illuminated safe runs. After having dinner at the Elurra restaurant, skiers can slide downhill along the Minerva and Eros I runs.
Afterwards, Santa Fe awaits skiers wtih a good drink to watch sunset in the mountain and then ski all the way down in the moonlight.

Besides, this season Las Leñas awaits its visitors with new snow cannons to enjoy the resort to the maximum, even with the most adverse weather conditions.

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