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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Snowboarding in Cairngorm Mountain, Aberdeenshire, Northeastern Scotland United Kingdom
Half of the pistes are suitable for beginners and intermediates and half of them, marked as red flagged, are suitable for experienced snowboarders. There is only one black piste, which is the West Wall at Coire na Ciste. You can reach the site by renting a car from Aberdeen airport or by coach.
Preferable period to visit with good quality snow is anytime between October and early June. Always check the weather before a visit, as strong winds may be the reason for shutting down the lifts. There are two schools with instructors that can help you learn snowboarding and they also provide the appropriate gear for rental.
There are rooms to let in the surrounding area, not far away from the ski resort with affordable prices.