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Skiing in Laura Gazprom Ski Resort, Sochi, Kray of Krasnodar Russia

Base elevation:
600 m/1969 ft
Top station:
1570 m/5150 ft
Vertical drop:
970 m/3182 ft
Night skiing:
Yes
Lifts:
9
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.

Laura Gazprom Ski Resort is a mountain tourist resort in Sochi, in the Krasnaya Polyana greater area and it stands due to its features. The resort is one of the biggest all season resorts, offering Russian traditions of hospitality at the highest international standards.

The place is served by 6 lifts and has trails spread for all levels. In only 12 minutes, skiers are lifted to the top platform of Psekhako Ridge that sits at an elevation of 1436 m/4711 ft above sea level on a gondola lift, which is capable of transferring 1200 people per hour.

The 15 trails cover a total length of 15 km/9.6 mi with the shortest being 350 m/1148 ft and the longest 2500 m/8202 ft. Levels of difficulty vary and trails are marked as red, blue, green and black. Novices enjoy 2 trails, intermediate skiers 4 trails, advanced skiers 6 trails and experts 3 trails. Five of the trails are illuminated for night skiing.

All the equipment needed is available in the resort for rent or purchase. The ski specialists offer their services, so you can learn how to ski, if you don’t know the basics.

Other amenities include parking lot, nearby hotels, bars and restaurants. The advanced infrastructure of the resort along with the stunning vistas make it a perfect getaway destination for a respectable audience!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Moscow
1.053 miles/1.696 km, 20 hours 39 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 left. Turn left. Turn right. Destination should be on the right.
BY CAR FROM Chelyabinsk
1.721 miles/2.771 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 left. Turn left. Turn right. Destination should be on the right.
BY AIR
Sochi International Airport,
28.9 miles/45.9 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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