Ushuaia is the capital city of the Tierra del Fuego province in Patagonia, commonly referred as the southernmost city in the world, being also an important naval base. It is located in a wide open bay, on the south coast of Isla Grande de Terra del Fuego and bordered in the north by the Martial mountain range. Ushuaia has a subpolar oceanic climate with warm summers and cool winders.
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Skiing in Formigal, Huesca, Aragon Spain
El Formigal is a ski resort located in the Aragon’s Pyrenees mountains, near the borders of northern Spain with France. Temperatures vary from 3°C/37.4°F to 24°C/75.2°F with January being the coldest month.
The spot constitutes an ideal location for skiing, offering 90 pistes of a total of 137 km (85 mi), with a 750 m (2460 ft) vertical drop. It has 11 chair lifts, 7 ski tows and 4 carpet lifts with the first chair lift being situated at 1500 m (4921 ft).
The peak of the resort is Tres Hombres at 2250 m (7381 ft) and among the 90 available pistes, 7 are for beginners (green), 18 are easy (blue), 33 are intermediate (red) and 39 are for expert (black) skiers. There are a few shops, training schools and clubs in the area where you can buy, repair or even rent your equipment.