Las Leñas ski resort in Argentina experienced a dramatic transformation on Monday morning, September 11, 2023, following an intense snowstorm that swept through over the weekend.
Las Leñas is situated in the Andes mountains, in the western part of Mendoza Province, and is known for its skiing and snowboarding opportunities during the winter months.
The resort updated its snow data on September 12, showcasing the conditions across various altitudes:
At the base level, the snow depth stands at 1.10 m (3.6 feet) with an addition of 1.00 m (3.28 feet) in the last 24 hours, and visibility is normal. Moving up to the intermediate level, the snow has reached a depth of 2.40 m (7.87 feet), with a notable increase of 1.80 m (5.91 feet) over the past day; visibility here is reduced. At the summit, the snow is thickest, registering at 4.60 m (15.09 feet). Over the last day, the summit saw a significant snowfall, accumulating 2.50 m (8.20 feet); like at the intermediate level, the visibility is limited.
Featured image credit: Marcelo Ortiz
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