Ski resort - Las Leñas


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Resort Overview

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Area Profile

Las Leñas is situated on the North-South point of the Cordillera de Los Andes in Mendozas province.

There are just over 70 kms of groomed runs providing skiers and snowboarders with descents of varying difficulties, from a height of 11,253 feet above sea level to the base at at elevation of 7,349 feet. The vertical drop of the lift served in-bounds area is a hefty 4,035 feet, with gradients ranking from 12% to 53%. The lift serviced area is big enough to cater to both intermediates and pure novices. There are many red and black runs and easy access to back-country.

Las Lenas has the the most modern lift system in South America. Lift lines are extremely rare at Las Lenas, as the mountain has 16 modern ski lifts that boast a total uphill capacity of 9200 skiers per hour. Ski lifts are named after Roman and Greek Gods - Venus, Eros, Minerva, Vesta, Vulcano, Jupiter, Apolo, Neptuno, Mercurio, Caris, Selene, Juno, Iris, Marte, Urano, and Cenidor.

Las Leñas has several choices for accommodation facilities including an exclusive five-star hotel, apartments, restaurants, and an international casino and disco.

Technical Data:

Terrain Type

Beginner Runs: Beginner Runs 8% Intermediate Runs: Intermediate Runs 23% Advanced Runs: Advanced Runs 31% Expert Runs: Expert Runs 38%

Lifts

  • Total # Of Lifts: Total # Of Lifts 13
  • Gondolas & Trams: Gondolas & Trams N/A
  • High Speed Sixes: High Speed Sixes N/A
  • High Speed Quads: High Speed Quads N/A
  • Quad Chairs: Quad Chairs 1
  • Triple Chairs: Triple Chairs N/A
  • Double Chairs: Double Chairs 6
  • Surface Lifts: Surface Lifts 6

Elevation

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  • Top: 3430 m
  • Vertical Drop: 1230 m
  • Bottom: 2238 m

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