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 […]
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 which is few hours by road from ...
A more scenic ski resort would be hard to find. Cerro Bayo in Argentina’s Lakes District is surrounded by forests and has a wonderful view of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Just five miles from the lovely town of Villa de Angostura in the Province of Neuquen, Cerro Bayo Ski Resort is a small ski resort that […]
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 […]
Imagine skiing in the middle of an old forest, unspoiled by man. The ancient trees are covered with lichen (popularly known as Beard of the Devil) and create a mystical and magical ambiance in this pristine forest. You can turn this dream into reality at Chapelco, one of the most impressive resorts in the legendary […]
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 […]
This is a chance to let the ancient Gods of Greece and Rome carry you up to the slopes on a skiing vacation in Las Lenas. The ski lifts of this modern ski resort have been quaintly named after Greek and Roman Gods and chances are you will never have to wait in a lift […]
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 […]
A vacation package from reliable ski tour operators can mean a lot of saving. You have the best possible deals on lodging and are saved the headache of taking care of various practical matters when you arrive at your vacation destination. Traveling abroad can sometimes be tricky because of difference in the languages spoken. Would […]
Nestled in the foothills of the mighty Andes Mountains, about 200 km west of the city of Mendoza in Argentinaâ€™s Mendoza province, the picturesque Penitentes Ski Resort offers some ...
Thirty-five year old Kit DesLauriers has created history by skiing down from the summit of Mt Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Not only is she the first American and the first woman ...