Without a doubt, one of the biggest attractions of the tourism in Mendoza is snow. The province offers a variety of ski, snowboard and other indisputable quality winter sports. Even when it is not like this type of sport activities, ski resorts from Mendoza love by the rugged beauty of its landscapes. Located in the Malargue Department, 450 km from Mendoza capital, Las Lenas Valley enjoys a well earned reputation as a ski resort, and concentrated much of the tourism in Mendoza. The Valley is characterized by its dry climate and its snow powder of excellent quality, especially abundant between the months of June and October.
39 Tracks of this jewel of tourism in Mendoza are divided by their level of difficulty: the center counts with circuits suitable for absolute beginners and demanding tracks for professionals and experts. Chairlifts service works continuously, 8 hours per day. It is capable of transporting up to 10000 skiers per hour. Hospitality, such extensive and careful infrastructure deserves special mention as it is a wide range of relating to tourism in Mendoza. The valle de Las Lenas surprises with a range of proposals that includes rustic albergues and exclusive hotels 5 stars.
It emphasizes the Capricorn Villa complex, with its Canadian style apartments located in the heart of the mountain. His innovative approach joins the privacy of an apartment with the personalized service that only a high-end hotel can provide. Only 180 km from Mendoza City, ski center Los Penitentes offers the ideal snow for the skiing, dry and compact, almost throughout the season. 28 Tracks of varying degrees of difficulty invite you to practice all kinds of winter sports: snowboard, snowcat, ski Nordic and Alpine, downhill sledging. With a wide selection of hotels that complements its numerous attractions, Los Penitentes is positioned as a stop for tourism in Mendoza. The Centre of Vallecitos ski resort, on the other hand, is the place of acclimatization ideal for those wishing to face the ascent to the high peaks. Their peaks of varied difficulty level, their little demanding tracks and the abundance of refuges in the area make the perfect place to start the practice of climbing and skiing.