Snow Skiing in South America

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South America

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The South American continent is readily associated with steamy jungles, fertile rainforests and diverse wildlife, and rightly so. But South America also offers some exciting snow skiing opportunities which are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Argentina’s winter sport season generally lasts from June through to September, with its world-class resorts located in the Andes […]

Val Gardena

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Val Gardena in Italy is considered to be one of the leading ski vacation resorts in the world, comparable with Vail Resorts in America, Bariloche in Argentina, and Queenstown in New Zealand. One of the reasons for it being ranked so high is because it is constantly upgrading its services and facilities. This picturesque resort […]

Argentina

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Argentina offers world-class skiing vacation destinations from June to September. The resorts are located in the Andes in Western Argentina and are easily accessible by a flight from Buenos Aires and then ground transportation to the slopes. The two major downhill skiing resorts are Cerro Catedral near Bariloche and Las Lenas near Mendoza. Cerro Chapelco […]

Cerro Catedral

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The oldest ski resort in Argentina is most aptly named. The Cerro Catedral ski resort is also known as Catedral Alta Patagonia and its two mountain peaks bear a striking resemblance to the towers of a medieval cathedral. Located in the Rio Negro province of the Patagonia region, Cerro Catedral is one of the largest […]

La Hoya

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La Hoya ski resort is named for the shape of the mountain, with its wide circular basin-like glacier with all its ski runs merging at the same point at the base. Its natural formation, which is perfect for skiing, was discovered by pioneer skiers in the 1930s. Located in the northern Patagonian province of Chubut […]

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