The province of Mendoza is wonderful during winter. The ski resorts and snow parks welcomes travellers from every where. From beginners and advanced skiers to those who simply look for fun. All have spaces to enjoy the winter and snow in Mendoza. In this post we share you 3 options to enjoy the snow in Mendoza.
3 options to enjoy the snow in Mendoza
The city of Mendoza can be reached by plane via the Francisco Gabrielli International Airport – El Plumerillo or overland through National Routes nº 7 and 40. The Esplendor Hotel Mendoza is strategically located 800 meters from the Metropolitan Park.
1) Las Leñas
Las Leñas is one of the most important winter sports of Argentina for the excellent quality of its snow, its slopes for all levels and for cross-country skiing, and by its unique areas to practice off-piste. Their base is located 2,240 meters above the level of the sea and its summit to 3,430 meters. It has a total of 30 tracks divided into beginners, intermediate, advanced and expert. The Sports Center is located in Malargue, 500 Km away of the city of Mendoza. Thanks to its geographical location, Las Leñas offers a prolonged snow season extending from June to September inclusive.
- Las Leñas, Malargüe
- Telephone: 0260-4471281
- Web: http://www.laslenas.com
2) Los Penitentes
Los Penitentes is located 170 km from the city of Mendoza in the International Route No.7. It has more than 300 has of skiable area, covered by snow of excellent quality. The weather is warm and sunny in most days, with temperatures of 1° C, with variations from – 4° C to 7° C.
Its hotel infrastructure with a capacity of 1,950 seats, includes hostels, Inns and apartments, most located at the foot of the slopes. The season runs from mid-June to late August.
- International Route Nº 7 – Km. 1212. Penitentes, Las Heras
- Telephone: 02624-420356
- Web: http://www.penitentesweb.com
3) Snow Park Los Puquios
Los Puquios is a perfect winter Center for kids and beginners. Exclusive for those who wish to spend a few fun days in the snow accompanied by friends and family.
- International Route 7, Km 1217. Penitentes, Las Heras
- Telephone: 261-156886190
- Web: http://www.puquios.com