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Argentina Skiing Guide:
Las Lenas, Mendoza


Las Lenas Ski Center is now one of South America's best-known ski resorts, although it was built only in 1983. Thanks to its majestic surroundings and comprehensive offerings for all levels of skiers, Las Lenas has become very popular with locals and foreigners alike. With a reputation for constantly expanding programs, it is perhaps Argentina's premier ski resort for extreme and heli-skiing. Recently it has become a full-fledged year-round resort and now offers several other mountainside activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, orienteering, paragliding, trekking and wilderness tours.

Mountain Location:
The easiest route by air to Las Lenas is by plane from Buenos Aires to nearby Malargue Airport, then by bus directly to the resort. There are well-marked buses at the airport during ski season, and the entire trip is approximately 2.5 hours. There are also direct flights from Sao Paolo in Brazil during the winter months.

Mountain Overview:
Top Elevation: 11,328 feet (3453 meters)
Vertical: 3,897 feet (1188 meters)
Base Elevation: 7,431 feet (2265 meters)
Lifts:
   12 Total
   1 Quad Chairs
   6 Double Chairs
   5 Surface Lifts
Trails:
   40 Total
   Beginner 10%
   Intermediate 23%
   Advanced, 67%

Snowboards:
   1 Snowboard Park
   1 Half Pipe

Snowmaking:
   From 5,200 feet (1585 meters) to the base

Ski trail map for Las Lenas, Argentina

Trail Map for Catedral, Bariloche


Current Ski Conditions:
Skiing conditions at Las Lenas are available here.
Skiing conditions at Las Lenas

Further Information:
Ski Las Lenas - Official Site
Las Lenas in the Summer
Mendoza Province Overview




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