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El Azufre Cat Skiing Mini Week

El Azufre Cat Skiing Mini Week5/510
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Price p/p From price is per person based on twin-share lodging in LOW season.
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USD 6,500

CAT SKIING IN THE ANDES
5 Days | 4 Nights | 3 Days Cat Skiing

Location: South America | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Price p/p From price is per person based on twin-share lodging in LOW season.
Displayed price might vary from actual due to exchange rate fluctuations
Rates current for 2024 season
Base/invoice currency is USD
USD 6,500
Come and check out Argentina's newest ski resort and beat the crowds before the lifts go in with a cat skiing tour! Packages include lodging, meals, guided cat skiing, safety gear & heli flight in/out of the resort. Tours run from Sat to Wed or Tues to Sat from June 17 to Sept 30.
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El Azufre Cat Skiing

If you looking for a high-class skiing or snowboarding adventure, El Azufre Cat Skiing could be your ideal choice!

You will stay in sustainable cozy accommodations, be spoilt with a dedicated guest services team, indulge in Argentina's incredible gastronomy and savor with some of the best wines, all set in pristine landscapes.

As for El Azufre cat skiing and riding, this remote area is surrounded by the Andes mountain-range, where you will find South America's greatest snow and virgin terrain, to carve out your own masterpiece. There are no lift lines, there is no rush, just a few guests enjoying an infinite diversity of fresh powder and finest corduroy, surrounded by breathtaking views with glaciers, rivers and volcanoes, during the longest winter season in the southern hemisphere. Whether you are a beginner or extreme freeriders who seek the adrenaline, this is the place to enjoy your ski level and improve it.

If you have any questions or want to check availability you can make a booking request.

El Azurfre is the base area for a proposed new ski resort in Argentina. Access is via a very scenic 20 minute helicopter flight from the small village of Los Molles located 17km from Las Lenas ski resort. Los Molles is about 260 miles (400km - 4.5. hours drive) from Mendoza ot 40 miles (60km - 50 mins drive) from Malargue. Domestic flights from Buenos Aires fly into Mendoza or get a charter flight into Malargue. Speak to the travel agent when you inquire about this package regarding transfer options.

At this stage the resort consists of a small mountain lodge with 7 double/twin rooms for a maximum of 14 guests.

From there, using the mountain lodge as a base, you can either heli ski or cat ski (or do both!). All packages run from Sat to Wed or Tues to Sat (from June 17 to September 30) and include twin/double share lodging (as about a private room upgrade), plus 3 days of awesome cat skiing and all meals. Plus it includes a return heli transfer from Los Molles to El Azufre.

Itinerary & Activities: 

A typical itinerary for El Azufre cat skiing looks something like this:

Day 1

  • Heli pickup at Los Molles helipad (before noon). 
  • Helicopter transfer to El Azufre: 20min scenic flight through the Andes mountain range. 
  • Check-in at the mountain Lodge. 
  • Program briefing, gear and safety checks. 
  • Carve your first lines to start discovering El Azufre. 
  • Welcoming celebration with chill out activities at The Dome. 

Day 2-4 

  • Full day catski exploring the vast, untouched terrain of El Azufre. 
  • Lively après ski sunset gatherings at The Dome with music, games and more... 
  • Unique culinary experiences.

Day 5 

  • Checkout from El Azufre. 
  • Helicopter transfer to Los Molles helipad.

The Mountain Lodge

The lodge for El Azufre Cat Skiing is a 100% eco-friendly design and powered by solar energy. The conservation driven architecture provides a welcoming environment enabling guests to disconnect from their everyday routines and allow them time to enjoy the adventure, the nature and share it with family and friends.

There are only 7 rooms (max 14 guests), all twin/double share with one able to inter-connect for families.

Mountain Stats

- Skiable terrain: 14.000ha / 30.000+ ac. 
- Winter season: 5 months. 
- Average snowfall: 11,5m / 450in. 
- Vertical drop: 1.600m / 5.250ft. 
- Base: 2.450m / 8.038ft. 
- Highest peak: 4.113m / 13.945ft.
 

Rates & Inclusions

2024 Rates

 Season  USD Price p.p.
 HIGH: July 6 - Sept 7  $8,000
 SHOULDER: June 17 -July 5 & Sept 8 - 30   $6,500
About Rates:
  • Prices are per person based on twin/double share room
  • Payment is 30% on booking & 70% 15 days prior to arrival.
  • IVA not included.
  • Base/invoice currency is USD
  • If you have any questions or want to check availability, please make a booking request

Inclusions
  • 4 nights lodge accommodation in a twin room
  • Return heli transfer from Los Molles to El Azufre
  • 3 days of cat skiing with expert ski and snowboard guides
  • All food, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages
  • Starlink internet access and DirecTV service
  • Safety Gear: backpack equipped with avalanche transceiver, probe, and shovel
Add-ons
  • Heli skiing runs (subject to availability on the day)
Not Included
  • Flights to/from Mendoza or Malargue

Glove Travel Terms & Conditions

PAYMENT OF DEPOSIT & BALANCE

  • At 45 days or greater from departure, a deposit of 50% is required to confirm reservation.
  • The balance is due 45 days prior to departure. Failure to make your final payment on time is considered a cancellation on the part of the passenger.
  • 100% payment is required to confirm reservation for any trip booked with less than 45 days prior to departure.
  • Glove Travel prefers bank wires/transfers in USD however credit cards & PayPal are also accepted (additional fees may apply for CC & PP).

CANCELLATIONS

By Glove Travel

In the event that a trip be cancelled by Glove Travel due to circumstances beyond its control, Glove Travel will provide the customer with a full refund (less any expenses incurred) or a credit for a future trip. Glove travel will provide further documentation regarding this with a quote request.

By The Customer

Cancellation prior to departure:
  • More than 61 days - 10% of the trip cost or USD 150 per person (whichever is higher) + expenses
  • 60 - 45 days - 25% of the trip cost
  • 44 - 31 days - 50% of the trip cost
  • <31 days - 100% of the trip cost

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Glove Travel strongly recommends that you purchase travel insurance that includes:
  • Cancellation or interruption cover due to injury or sickness. This includes injury or sickness of a family member, travel companion or business partner.
  • Medical expenses including COVID-19.
  • Emergency evacuation and repatriation costs in respect of all of your activities.
  • "Cancellation for any reason" (CFAR) to ensure all funds can be recovered (optional coverage).

FURTHER DOCUMENTATION

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