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Skiing in Rosa Khutor Alpine Ski Resort, Sochi, Kray of Krasnodar Russia

Vertical drop:
1745 m/5725 ft
Longest run:
7500 m/24606 ft
Length of trails :
44 mi/72 km
Lifts:
10
Tracks:
26
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.

Rosa Khutor is a resort situated in southwestern Russia, in the western Caucasus, right at Aibiga Ridge along the Rosa Khutor plateau. It is one of the largest ski resorts near Krasnaya Polyana and is well known, as it is about to host the alpine skiing events of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

The resort was built from 2003 to 2011 and is in perfect condition, tested and ready to host the skiing events. One sport that is taking place in the resort is speed skiing. The area is absolutely perfect for speed skiing, due to the amazing vertical drop.

The summit, Rosa Peak lies at an elevation of 2320 m/7612 ft and combined with the lowest point at an elevation of 560 m/1837 ft, creates an amazing elevation difference of 1760 m/5774 ft!! Start from the main skiing area, the Rosa Plateau, which is at an elevation of 1170 m/3839 ft, giving a vertical drop of 1150 m/7612 ft.

The Rosa Stadium, the finish line for the skiing events is at an elevation of 940 m/3084 ft, at the eastern edge of Rosa Khutor resort with a vertical drop of 1380 m/4528 ft. In order to succeed maximum speed, it is suggested to take the Caucasus Express Gondola and reach the summit, from where you can let yourself go!

You can choose between 26 tracks that cover an area of 44 mi/72 km. The majority of the slopes face the northeast and the backside slopes face the southwest.

In order to reach lower slopes, you can use one of the 10 lifts. 1 rope tow, 3 gondolas, 3 magic carpets and 3 chairlifts will move you around. After the constructions completion, they will be 19. Rosa Khutor is an amazing resort and the best place to practice speed skiing near the Georgian borders.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Moscow
1.053 miles/1.696 km, 20 hours 36 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. Destination will 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. Destination will be on the right.
BY AIR
Sochi International Airport,
29.3 miles/46.7 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 then abort in Sochi Station.

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