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Stories and Tips San Rafael

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Fishing in Southern Mendoza

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 23 Aug, 2007

Although the Atuel river goes nearly dry downstream from the different dams (there are 4 or 5 in the canyon), there are beautiful pools with crystal clear water, and the flow of the river is important. There is a capture limit of 2 trout per…Read More

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Valle de Uco (Tunuyan, Tupungato, Campo Los Andes, Manzano Histórico)

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 30 May, 2007

This area has one of the highest peaks of the Andes in South America, the Tupungato volcano. I should say at this point that there are no active volcanoes in Argentina. I know that there are active volcanoes in Chile, like the Villarica Volcano in…Read More

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The Atuel Canyon and the Rafting Area

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 29 May, 2007

The Atuel Canyon is far shallower than the Great Canyon, than Copper Canyon in Mexico and than Colca in Perú, but it is beautiful, and is one of the classical destinations in Mendoza. It has a depth of some one thousand feet, carved by the…Read More

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Las Leñas, the most important ski center in Mendoza

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 29 May, 2007

Las Leñas is undoubtedly the largest ski complex in Mendoza, very probably in Argentina, and quite likely in all South America. It has over twenty tracks for skiing and snowboard, a number of ski lefts (even rope lift for snowboard, where it is interesting to…Read More

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Fishing in the Atuel River and in Bardas Blancas (

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 28 May, 2007

FISHING IN THE ATUEL RIVER: I would dare to say that you can fish trout anywhere in the Atuel River, but I have only fished very nice four- to five-pound rainbow trout at El Sosneado, upstream from the bridge of National Highway 40 (Andesmar and Expreso…Read More

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