Mar 16, 2010

Ski centers in Argentina

In a few months, Ski season is starting in Argentina, and I though it was a good time to post an article of Argentina´s ski centers.

Most of the ski centers in Argentina are in Mendoza, Neuquen, Rio Negro and Tierra del Fuego, with great ski centers and beautiful landscapes.
The most important places to practice Ski in argentina are Penitentes, Las Leñas, Caviahue, Chapelco, Cerro Bayo, Catedral, La Hoya and Cerro Castor.

Penitentes complex is in Mendoza province, located 180km from the capital of the province and close to Chile. You can see the Aconcagua, the highest summit in America, the snow quality is excellent partner in all tracks, framed by an incomparable landscape.

Las Leñas
Las Leñas is without doubt one of the most important ski centers of Argentina by the incomparable purity of its snow, their tracks for all levels and to practice the best off-piste and ski de fondo? Las Leñas is also located in Mendoza Province.

Located at the foot of the Copahue Volcano in the province of Neuquen, Caviahue is not only a great ski center, but also a magnificent place with lakes, forests and beautiful landscapes.

Chapelco occupies 140 hectares. From any of the platforms you have panoramics of Lacar lake and Lanin Volcano.

Cerro Bayo
Cerro Bayo is only 9 km from Villa La Angostura. With a family atmosphere, it is surrounded by natural forests, near Lake Nahuel Huapi in the Andes. It is located in the Neuquén province.

Cerro Catedral is in the middle of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, whose base is located in the picturesque village cathedral, just 19 km paved road from San Carlos de Bariloche.

La Hoya
The center gets its name because the shape of the mountain, which is a large glacial cirque, which tracks all converge in one spot at the base.
Began to be used by the pioneers of skiing in the city of Esquel in the mid-thirties, one of the oldest in the country.

Cerro Castor
Cerro Castor is located 25 km from Ushuaia. You reach transiting the National Road No. 3.Posee all services of a real winter resort.
It has a powdery snow of the highest quality and longest ski season in South America.


  1. Nice list of place in Argentina. I love to visit Nahuel Huapi National Park, i had a trip last year, that is renowned for its prominent wild life and it is a paradise for sightseers and trekkers. The park is extended upto 2,927 sq miles. You could be able to take glimpses of beautiful lake as the place contains many lakes and locations of the lakes are known as Argentine Lake District. Know more thing when you are Travel America.

  2. Lovely place. Your blog keeps getting better and better! You have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

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