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Skiing in Alpika Service Mountain Ski Resort, Sochi, Kray of Krasnodar Russia

Top elevation:
7343 ft/2238 m
Vertical drop:
5570 ft/1698 m
Longest run:
24606 ft/7500 m
Lifts:
6
School - rentals:
Yes
Sochi is a city situated in the federal subject of Krasnodar Kray, Russia. Its exact location is near the border between Russia and Georgia, on the Black Sea coast. Sochi is known to the entire world, as the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are about to take place here.

Alpika Service Mountain Ski Resort is one of the resorts found in the Krasnaya Polyana complex and is the perfect place to practice alpine skiing. The 6 ski lifts were the first in Krasnaya Polyana.

Nowadays 4 queues of ski lifts serve 1698 m/5570 ft of vertical drop with the first built in 1993 and the fourth in 2004. The total amount of tracks is 10 and 4 are for experts, while novices, intermediate and advanced skiers have 6 tracks, 2 for each level.

Public slopes cover a huge area of 25 km/16 mi and 7 km/4.6 mi of the tracks are equipped. The resort offers the help of qualified instructors to guide you through skiing basics and equipment rentals and repair, if you lack the necessary gear.

The resort includes 5 cableway stages located in varying altitudes. The forest zone covers the route along the first three stages of ropeway with a standard length of not less than 7 km/4.6 mi and a width that varies between 50 and 150 m/164 and 492 ft.

The fourth stage is for those who adore off piste skiing, as it offers 2 to 6 km/1.5 to 3.1 mi of virgin slopes with a vertical drop of 728 m/2388 ft. The stage passes along the ridge allowing a ride in the alpine zone.

Other amenities of the resort include supermarket, nightlife, cafes, restaurants and equipment store challenging you to spend more than one day out in the snow.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Moscow
1.052 miles/1.694 km, 20 hours 34 minutes
Head northeast toward пл. Революции. Restricted usage road. Turn right onto пл. Революции. Restricted usage road. Take the 1st left to stay on пл. Революции. Restricted usage road. Continue onto пл. Театральная. Restricted usage road. Turn right onto Театральный пр-д. Slight right onto пл. Лубянская. Continue onto пл. Новая. Continue onto пл. Старая. Turn right onto ул. Варварка. Continue onto ул. Большой Москворецкий мост. Continue onto ул. Большая Ордынка. Continue onto ул. Люсиновская. Continue onto ул. Большая Тульская. Continue onto М2/М4. Continue to follow М4. Turn right onto пр. Пролетарский/М4. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Кавказский б-р/М4. Turn left onto ул. Бакинская/М4. Continue to follow М4. Partial toll road. Continue onto автодорога Дон/М4. Partial toll road. Take the ramp onto автодорога Дон/М4. Slight left onto the ramp to автодорога Дон/E38/А144/Е115/М4. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for РОСТОВ and merge onto автодорога Дон/E38/А144/Е115/М4. Continue to follow М4. Go through 1 roundabout. Take the ramp onto М4. Go through 1 roundabout. Slight right onto Дон/М4. Take the ramp to Дон/М4. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Дон/М4. Continue to follow М4. Slight left toward М27. Slight left onto М27. Turn left to stay on М27. Slight right toward М27. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto М27. Slight left onto ул. Авиационная/М27. Slight right toward ул. Красноармейская/А148. Continue straight onto ул. Красноармейская/А148. Continue to follow А148. Turn right.
BY CAR FROM Chelyabinsk
1.720 miles/2.769 km, 35 hours
Head east. Turn right onto ул. Артиллерийская. Turn right at ул. Ловина. Continue straight onto ул. Автодорога Меридиан. Slight right to stay on ул. Автодорога Меридиан. Slight right toward ул. Доватора. Continue straight onto ул. Доватора. Turn left onto ул. Блюхера. Continue onto ул. Уфимский тракт/М5. Continue to follow М5. Go through 1 roundabout. Exit onto Р178. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit. Take the ramp onto М5. Go through 2 roundabouts. Slight right toward Р228. Continue straight onto Р228. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Р228. Turn right onto Р234. Turn right onto Каспий/М6. Go through 1 roundabout. Turn left. Turn left. Turn left toward М4. Turn right toward М4. Slight right onto М4. Take the ramp onto М4. Go through 1 roundabout. Slight right onto Дон/М4. Take the ramp to Дон/М4. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Дон/М4. Continue to follow М4. Slight left toward М27. Slight left onto М27. Turn left to stay on М27. Slight right toward М27. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto М27. Slight left onto ул. Авиационная/М27. Slight right toward ул. Красноармейская/А148. Continue straight onto ул. Красноармейская/А148. Continue to follow А148. Turn right.
BY AIR
Sochi International Airport,
28.4 miles/45.1 km
BY TRAIN

Russian Railways serve almost the entire Russia. It is suggested to check the website and find which station is close to you and abort in Sochi Station.

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