Adventure Sports

The eighth-largest country in the world, Argentina covers a lot of ground and offers plenty of adventurous sports. Wild rivers, bare cliffs, snowy mountains and high thermals abound, so if you’re looking for some adrenaline, you’ve found it.

Skiing and snowboarding Hit Mendoza’s Las Leñas and Los Penitentes, Bariloche’s Cerro Catedral and San Martín de los Andes’ Cerro Chapelco.

Rafting and kayaking Hit the pristine white waters rushing through the mountains around Mendoza, Bariloche and Esquel.

Mountain biking The mountains around Bariloche are great for adventurous trails, especially at Cerro Catedral in summer.

Rock climbing Try Cerro Catedral, the rocky walls around El Chaltén and the granite boulders of Los Gigantes.

Paragliding Some of the loftiest spots are around La Cumbre, Bariloche and Tucumán.