Valle de las Leñas - Mendoza - Los Andes , Argentina
The company Extreme Expedition is at the base of the station and they organise guided snowcat excursions to find the best terrain and virgin slopes. You can go for the whole day or from 10:00 till 14:00. In the Las Leñas village, you’ll find numerous fun options to fill your free time, including restaurants, shops, hotels with entertainment for children, two casinos and a commercial centre. There is a free bus service around the village, although you can walk to most places. You can enjoy some of the magnificent Argentinian cuisine in Casa Mun or in El Baqueano with some local wine. If you still have energy, you could visit UFO Point or Urban Club where the parties are known to go on till the early hours.
If you go as a family, the ski school and hotels offer very good programs for children. They can watch films in the Hotel Aires or go night skiing with torches and enjoy a hot chocolate in the kid’s snow park which also has a sled run and snow tubing. There is a small museum showing the history of the valley and the station’s special natural characteristics. It’s located next to the tourist office.