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San Carlos de Bariloche

Winter vacation in San Carlos de Bariloche. Skiing and snowboarding: lifts, pistes and ski-passes

The “Argentine Switzerland" is well known to fans of ski sports and winter entertainment. Due to a significant difference in altitude and the presence of high-altitude trails, the ski season is quite long here. More than 50 trails with a total length of more than 100 kilometers are available for holidaymakers. All of them are located on the slopes of Mount Otto and Cerro Catedral . The difference in altitude is a little less than 1,000 meters (from 2388 to 1400 m), vacationers are served by about 40 lifts, including one gondola lift.
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It is noteworthy that among the local lifts there are real "world sights". Thus, the resort operates a modern high-speed ski lift designed for 6 passengers, which is unique in its kind. Another noteworthy lift is the 4-seater high-speed Amancay that can serve about 2,000 people per hour.
A large part of the resort's trails is aimed at intermediate-level skiers. However, there are enough tracks suitable for those who are just starting to master skiing. The so-called "black" slopes are also present in the resort. Their decent diversity allows experienced skiers to find a place to their liking. The ski season in Bariloche starts in July and lasts until the end of September, and on some high-mountain routes, the snow cover remains until the end of October. Copyright
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One of such trails is Punta Princesa. It is particularly attractive for the fact that it is suitable for skiers of all levels. The beginning of the route is quite difficult, but the closer to the end, the more gentle and comfortable your descent. Experienced skiers who wish to sharpen their skills on difficult trails are recommended the slopes of Pista Seis, De la Garganta and Del Bosque . One of the most picturesque trails is the Amancay served by the eponymous lift. The trail passes through a fabulously beautiful forest, so skiing can be combined with admiring the scenery. As for "black" trails, the most difficult of them are Carlitos and De las Nubes.
The resort offers three types of ski passes for 1, 2 or 3 days. The cheapest option is to buy a pass for a few days in order to save a lot. The cost of such a ski pass for an adult is about 240, 450 and 660 pesos respectively, for children there are discounts of up to 50-60%. Among the advantages of the popular ski resort is its perfectly developed infrastructure. The skiing area accommodates more than 20 attractive restaurants and bars, as well as a casino and several equipment rental points.
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Nature, parks and natural attractions of Argentina for active recreation

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Guide to the infrastructure of the ski resorts around San Carlos de Bariloche: rental services, pistes, ski passes, accommodation, restaurants and prices. We help you to organize your winter vacation in best possible way - where to rent the skiing and snowboarding equipment in San Carlos de Bariloche, which slopes and pistes to take, and, most importantly, how to relax after intensive skiing day. A week of recreation in a sunny winter, what can be better? San Carlos de Bariloche is waiting for you! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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