Batea Mahuida volcano is inactive. At its center it is a lagoon and from the summit you can see the Chilean bordering volcanoes, Icalma and Villarrica, and Argentine volcano Lanin. Batea Mahuida means "high source" in Mapuche language in reference to the lagoon. Before reaching the summit you can see the surrounding lakes, Aluminé and Moquehue.
Located about 8 km from the center of Villa Pehuenia, the Snow Park is in operation since 2000 offering advice to tourists and a variety of activities to enjoy the snow, among which are:
Another alternative is to accept the proposals of the Puel who organizes recreational activities such as:
All, hilarious suggestions to enjoy in family. On the other hand there is another activity to schedule, the "Snow Festival" that is held in August.
Those who do not have ski equipment can rent it at the center, where there are instructors who teach ski and snowboard classes individually and/or group counseling for all ages.
The shelter has a cafe for a break between ascents to the volcano and games in the snow.
The ski center has two slopes, each with its average elevation. The first is called "Monkol" and is 1700 meters above sea level with a T-Bar anchor of 700 meters in length, while the second track is called "Chankin" and lifting is an ointment or ski-lif of 150 meters for beginners.
With a height of 1900 meters above sea level, the Batea Mahuida offers extensive season beginning in June and ending in October.
There are two ways to get there: