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Mendoza is a sport lovers dream. Warm all year round and in the mountains, all sorts of opportunities exist here. Skiing, rafting, hiking, kayaking, and rock climbing are among some of the favorites.
Skiers love heading to Mendoza for not only the incredible beauty of the area and superb conditions but also because for most people, the ski season is opposite their own and thus allows them to ski in what would normally be their summer. But, experts and beginners alike enjoy skiing here. La Lenas is the place to be, the largest lift-serviced skiing area in the Western Hemisphere. Peak season is between June and October, the best months being July and August.
White-water rafting is another rmajor attraction in this area. The mountains bring in adventurous waters surrounded by beautiful scenery. Depending on the season the rapids can be class 3 to 5, so intermediate to advanced. Some areas have more mild rafting however, making it tolerable for the less adventurous. You may want to try one of the following rafting groups:
Whatever form of activity you choose, whether it be rock climbing or just walking, the beauty of the area will keep you feeling serene and happy.