Outdoors

outdoor activities in Mendoza and surroundings

Of Clay and Sand

Chronicles of the dessert in Lavalle, part 1 As we leave from the oases of…

Crossing the Andes

The jagged Andean peaks flanking Mendoza’s western side remain one of the most sublime and…

Riding the Mystic Mountain

Jasmine Montgomery gets on her bike and checks out some of the best routes around…

The Big Apple – Manzano Historico

You have to love somewhere that is named after an apple tree. Argentina’s favorite liberator…

Horse Country

Charlie O’Malley horses around Mendoza. “Charlie, my horse won’t let me take a selfie!” Taking…

Climbing the big one: Aconcagua

On Christmas Eve, a 9-year-old well and truly put any lazy walker in their place…

Ride Horseback in the Vineyards of Mendoza, Argentina

Malbec may be Mendoza’s flagship grape, but the region’s snow-kissed mountains, blue skies and dusty earth…

Mountain Moniker

Gilda Isoardi climbs with Andean pioneer Lito Sanchez and learns the art of naming your…

Mind the Gap

Charlie Foley looks at one of South America’s most impressive engineering projects – the Transandine…

Walks and Day Hikes in Mendoza

Joseph Gibson takes an amble around Mendoza’s more accessible walking and hiking options.   Any…