Address: Ruta 222 s/n. Valle de Las Leñas. Malargüe.
Telephone: 2604 – 471281
The most important winter complex in South America is located at just 75 kilometres (46,60 miles) from Malargüe district and 445 km (276,51 miles) to the south of Mendoza city.
Las Leñas offers an unbeatable snow quality, an international gastronomy and first class hotel facilities.
Due to its geographical location, this international tourist complex offers an exclusively long season that goes from June to October inclusive.
It has: lit slopes, a factory that generates artificial snow, ski and snowboard school, snow garden and nursery school, mall, convention centre, restaurants at the base and in the slopes, gyms, sauna, casino, and security. Wide hotel offer: 3 and 5 star hotels, apartment hotels and dorms.
The valley has the longest crossing of free off-piste skiing in South America (16 kilometres -9,94 miles), a complete slope snow park and one of the longest uninterrupted descents on intermediate slopes on the world (7 kilometres -4,35 miles).
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SKI SLOPES AND MEANS OF ELEVATION
Total area of the slopes: 17.500 hectares
Total length of the slopes: 16 kilometres
Number of slopes: 30
Height at the base: 2,240 metres above sea level
Height at the summit: 3,430 mts. above sea level
Total number of means of elevation: 14
Vertical Drop: 1.200 meters
Snow quality: Dry powder and packed snow. Snowmaking (30 guns along the entire mountain)
Steady decline: 7 km