"Las Leñas: A Dream Destination for Ski and Snow Lovers"

Turismo en Mendoza

"Las Leñas: A Dream Destination for Ski and Snow Lovers"

Las Leñas is one of the most important ski and snowboard resorts in Argentina and the Americas. It is located in the valley of the same name in the south of the province of Mendoza in the northwest of the Malargüe department, within the Andes mountain range.

It has 14 lifts that provide access to 29 ski and snowboard trails classified as beginners, intermediates, advanced, and experts.

The ski area covers about 65 km.

It boasts the longest uninterrupted descent in the country, spanning 7050 m connecting the Apolo, Neptuno, and Venus trails.

There is a 1500 m Terrain Park with jumps, banked turns, and rails, a favorite spot for snowboarders, although its opening is not always guaranteed.

Night skiing: only Eros 1 and until 7 PM are illuminated, totaling 2 km. In recent seasons, it was disabled on most days.

The base is located at an altitude of 2222 meters, and the summit at 3430 meters, making it the highest ski resort in Argentina.

The average annual snowfall is 15 cm at the base, 60 cm at the middle elevation, and 2 m at the summit.

Snowmaking: 30 snow cannons are distributed throughout the mountain. There is a group of riders from the valley known as #TeamExtreme.

Currently, it has a hotel and gastronomic complex with 3,074 beds, enjoying great international recognition.

You can reach Las Leñas by road from Buenos Aires via RN 188, from Córdoba and Rosario via RN 40, and from Mendoza through Provincial Route 222. It is recommended to rent a car in Mendoza to easily access the resort.


1171 km from Buenos Aires

1075 km from Rosario

890 km from Córdoba

660 km from San Juan

450 km from Mendoza

209 km from San Rafael

70 km from Malargüe

785 km from Santiago

It is undoubtedly a destination that attracts thousands of tourists all year round, especially those fond of skiing and snowboarding!