For many years Sochi has remained a favorite year-round travel destination thanks to its seaside location and the ski facilities of Krasnaya Polyana. This mountain cluster is home to the famous Rosa Khutor Resort, where you can rent skis, take advantage of the Kids Club and even enjoy ice skating. Visit Krasnaya Polyana for the best alpine skiing in all of Russia and leave for home with fresh memories of powdered slopes and mountain views.
Skiing in Rosa KhutorLocated a convenient distance from the city of Sochi, Rosa Khutor is known as one of the most prestigious ski areas in all of Russia, drawing scores of winter sports enthusiasts each year. These mountains have immaculate runs and well-maintained equipment. The facilities here have been growing in popularity among Europeans seeking new ski destinations.
The base level of the Krasnaya Polyana mountains is already some 560 metres above sea level, and the lifts will bring you to an elevation of 2,300 metres offering downhill skiers a drop more than one-mile long.
Given its premier location and excellent facilities, the area was chosen to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which well and truly put this destination on the map. Bernard Russi designed a black trail for the Olympics named ‘Muzhskoy Olimpiyskiy Spusk’, which is sure to test even the most experienced skiers and snowboarders.