Where . . . [R742R, Las Lenas], Argentina

Stats and snowfall . . . Las Lenas (2239m/7346ft) has a skiable height of 3429 metres (11249ft). Its high altitude means good snow conditions are assured throughout the season and skiing back to your accommodation is often possible.

Its 64 kilometres (40 miles) of well groomed pistes (27 runs), suitable for all levels, are linked by 13 lifts. Las Lenas is known for its deep powder, the best of which is accessed from the Marte chairlift. Experts flock to Las Lenas for its steep bowl and long couloirs. A snowpark features jumps, bumps, and rails. Three mountain restaurants serve refreshments and local dishes.

When to go . . . Early June to mid-October

Ski schools . . . Group and private lessons are available with more than 150 instructors. Classes are available for all levels, from workshops for experts, snowboarders, off-pisters, and children: ‘Snow Kinder' and ‘Junior Ski Academy'.

Lodging . . . A selection of three-, four-, and five-star hotels as well as apartments, aparthotels, and dorm houses are available in the resort. In total there are 3047 beds.

Apres-ski . . . Evening entertainment is centred round the bars and restaurants. There is also a casino and disco for night owls.

Ski pass prices . . .  209ARS one day; 811ARS six days (Argentina Peso)

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