Both Argentinian and foreign sports people take part in this demanding trial and are supported by the entire town while immersed in a festive environment.
Late in August or early in September every year, San Martín de los Andes enjoys a new issue of Chapelco's Tetrathlon. This long-awaited competition has been held for over 25 years and continues to be an attraction for participants and tourists alike.
During this hard challenge, the scenery gains importance. Chapelco Mountain Range, its unbeatable trails, its native forest and the mirror of Lake Lácar give life to the competition. The circuits change every year according to the conditions of the snow, the roads and the water surface.
The starting point always lies at the top of Mount Chapelco. It is a moment filled with nervous feelings and thrills for the competitors, who have trained for a long time in order to get ready for this very moment. The ski stage requires a big physical effort and participants must carry their skis uphill at certain points, even if many of them are not used to this.
Level of Difficulty: high.
Duration: todo el día.
Recommendations: To enroll and take part in this tetrathlon, address the offices of the Chapelco Winter Resort.
Contact: Cerro Chapelco
M. Moreno 859 Locales B y C (8370) San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina Tel: +54 2972-427845
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