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.
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Skiing in Donner Ski Ranch, Nevada County, California USA
There are ski lifts on both sides of Donner Summit and it is near Boreal. Inside there is a rustic lodge, which has been renovated by the current owners. Its vertical drop is 750 ft/228.6 m. Top elevation is 7781 ft/2371 m and base elevation is 7031 ft/2143 m. Skiable area covers 435 ac/1.76 km² on which there are 52 runs.
Runs are 25% for beginners, 50% for intermediate and 25% for advanced skiers and specifically from these runs, 16 are for beginners, 20 for intermediate and 16 for advanced skiers. It has a lift system of 8 lifts including, 5 doubles, 1 triple and 2 moving carpets.
Biggest run is 1.5 mi/2.4 km. Average snowfall is 396 in/1006 cm. If you don’t know how to ski, don’t worry, the resort offers ski lessons.