Valle De Tierra Mayor Cross Country Skiing

The 4th most popular XC Ski in Argentina.

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On the southern tip of South America just north of Cape Horn, the trail network at Francisco Jerman is located on a broad wooded ledge above nearby alpine runs. There are 15 km of tracks on six routes through forested glades and open clearings. All trails are well-marked and color coded. The cross country ski trailhead is located 5 km from Ushuaia near a small refugio, which is 1 km below the Glacier Martial alpine ski area.

Overall, Valle De Tierra Mayor is the 4th most popular cross country ski area of all 4 Nordic ski destinations in Argentina.


Local Contact(s):  Club Andino Ushuaia (0901) 22335; Antartur (0901) 24108; Argentina Tourism (212) 603-0443.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jul. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires (54) 1-808-2100; Claridge Hotel (54) 1-314-7700

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  7043