Las Leñas is one of the ski and snowboard's leading Argentina. It is located in the homonymous valley south of the province of Mendoza in the northwest of Malargüe department and within the Andes.
The core of this valley all year suitable for sports nivales is located at coordinates: 35 ° 09'S 70 ° 06'O.
The valley is high and yet so spectacular scenery, like a giant snow-covered amphitheater for much of each year, being surrounded by much higher peaks over 4000 meters, in this valley has its aspects the Salado River Malargüe tributary arm of Atuel river and the other in the closed basin that forms the Llancanelo lagoon. Access to the ski center by the provincial route RP 222 after a detour of about 60 km west of the famous RN 40, such diversion goes through places of great scenic attraction as the Laguna de La Niña Encantada and the Well of Souls, immediately west of Valle de Las Lenas is even higher and less accessible valley: the Valle Hermoso where the headwaters of the Rio Grande known here as Dapple, and the baths of Valle Hermoso and Sosneado.
The ski center
-It Has 14 lifts, providing access to 29 ski and snowboard classified into beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert.
-The Ski area is about 65 km.
-It Has the longest continuous decline in the country with 7050 m connecting the Apollo, Neptune and Venus tracks.
-There Is a 'Terrain Park "of 1500 m with jumps, banked and railings, a place chosen by snowboarders.
Night-skiing: Some tracks (a total of 2,000 m) are illuminated to allow night skiing.
-The Base is located at 2240 meters above sea level and the summit at 3430 meters, so it is the highest ski center in Argentina.
-quality Snow: dry powder.
-The Average annual snowfall is 6 m at the base, 8 m at the intermediate level and 10 m at the summit.
-Production Of snow: 30 guns along the entire mountain.