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Los Penitentes

Los Penitentes Ski Resort Guide

Los Penitentes, Argentina

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift10,479ft
Resort Height8,465ft
 Nearest AirportSantiago
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Los Penitentes

A ski resort in Mendoza, Argentina close to the border between Argentina and Chile, at the foot of Mount Aconcagua.


The Argentinian ski resort of Los Penitentes is in the Argentinian Andes at an altitude of 8,465ft.

Los Penitentes has direct access to 24 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 8,465ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 10,479ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Los Penitentes offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Los Penitentes offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Los Penitentes?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Los Penitentes.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Los Penitentes

Ski Area Stats

Los Penitentes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Los Penitentes Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift10,479ft
Lowest Trail8,465ft
Resort Altitude (Los Penitentes)8,465ft
Max Vertical2,014ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Los Penitentes
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Los Penitentes?

This ski resort is in the Argentinian Andes in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Los Penitentes is Santiago, 165 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 3,450 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Los Penitentes open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Los Penitentes, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Los Penitentes Tourist Office for the latest.

Los Penitentes