Season: June 21 to September 27, 2014
(June 19 conditions permiting, tentative)
Ski Week: Saturday to Saturday
Elevation: Top: 3,340 m (11,253 ft)
Bottom: 2,240 m (7,349 ft)
Vertical Drop: 1,200 m (3,937 ft)
Annual Snowfall: 250 Inches/ 635 Cms
Runs: 29 Marked Runs
Hours of Operation: 9:00-5:00
Terrain: 15% Beginner, 45% Intermediate, 40% Advance
Currency: Argentinean Peso $1 USD = $3.15 Argentinean Pesos
Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
Language Spoken: Castellano (Spanish), little English Spoken
Terrain Park: Yes, rails and small table tops
Half Pipe: No
Tourist Visa: Most foreigners do not require a visa to visit Argentina. Please check with your embassy.
Drinking Age: 18
Argentinean Beer: Quilmes, Andes, Isenbeck
Grocery Store: Yes, located next to Esparta and across from Tebas apartments,(Supermercado)
You Can’t go in to the Grocery store (Supermercado) with ski boots on!
Recommended Books: Lonely Planet Latin American Spanish Phrase Book
Pharmacy: Yes, located at the base of the Pyramid building
Movie Theater: Yes, located in the Aries Hotel
Snowboard Leash: Required to ride the lifts, it is seriously enforced, will not let you up.
Cat Tracks: Bring them to protect your ski boots as most paths are all gravel around the apartments.
Power Bars: Bring a bunch as they do not sell them.
Skis: If you want to ski some of the steep out of bounds terrain we recommend bringing your fat skis. Las Lenas has some fat skis like Crossmax and the old X-Scream and Rossi Triple X from 2000 but not many.