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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 28° 32.068' S
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180 kilometers from the city of San Juan along Route 150, on the northeastern end of the Province, Cuesta del Viento (wind slope).
Distance to a city Surf trip
Access time Instant access (< 5min)
Easy to find? Easy to find
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Alternative name Rodeo
Spot quality Great
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf
Style Freestyle, Bump & Jump
Day timing Afternoon, Evening
Week crowd Empty
Week-end crowd Few surfers
Water quality Crystal-clear
Bottom Sandy with rock
Tide No tide dependency
Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop, Repair-Shop, Rental, School, Rescue
Type Venturi wind
Force Strong ( > 25 knots)
Main dir. West
Best dir. West
Best dir. relative Side-onshore
Period From All year to All year
all year long windy, only small sails, not bigger than 5.5...
on a normal day, 78 L board with 4,2 sail.
the best freestyle spot in argentina, one of the best spots in south america..
a beautiful lake created by man in the middle of nature, mountains, a awesome place, insane...
it´s a magical spot, ridden by the best windsurfers, like Francisco Goya, Kauli Seadi, etc..
you will not be disapointed
there is a great rental, www.puertodepalos.net,
2006 Goya Sails, Quatro and Goya Boards...
the little town (Rodeo) is awesome, great life, great food, good acomodations..
An adventure travel hub where visitors can explore the landscape on horseback, by bike, on foot or in a rubber raft along the Jachal River. The best site in the country for the practice of windsurfing.
By Emilio , 16-02-2009
Misplaced in Google Earth - The position that indicates the location of Cuesta del Viento is misplaced, the correct lat/long is:
By Anonymous , 28-04-2007
conditions for speed - How are the conditions for speed on the lake?
Obviously the wind is strong enough
But is there any place where the water is flat enough?
If the wind direction is mostly north, can you blast under the north shore of the lake? Is the land north of the lake steep, or is it flat?
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