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The travelling botanist, Strobell, entered Argentina on an expedition and stayed in a region he named the 'Valley of the Yellow Firewoods' in 1860. More than 100 years later, as a result of numerous studies, the Valley of the Yellow Firewoods was choosen as a place best suited to be a ski center in 1979. In January of 1983 construction of the ski center had begun. By July of that year, the center opened with a hotel with 300 beds. Today, Las Lenas boasts one of the longest slopes in the world (a combination of three intermediate trails) and is one of the largest destination resorts in Argentina.
Projected Opening Ski Season: 06/23/2013
Projected Closing Ski Season: 10/13/2013
Projected Days Open: 126
Years Open: 30
Average Snowfall: 30"
Pros: Marte Lift
Pros: Marte Lift when running
Cons: Marte lift when closed, Difficult to get to
Pros: Steeps, views, people, terrain
Cons: Wind, nightlife, costs, travel time, closed lifts
I have had some of the best ski days of my life in Las Lenas since going the first time in 2001. It is by far the best advanced/expert terrain in the... [! full_review