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 Leysin Ski Resort, Leysin, Switzerland
But one of the best reasons to visit Leysin during winter, is the Leysin Ski Resort. The mountain where the resort is located offers a top elevation of 7217 ft/2199 m and vertical drop of 3074 ft/937 m. It offers a skiable terrain of 0.24 km²/60 ac and runs for 62 mi/99.7 km, suitable for all skill levels.
For the most advanced snowboarders, the snow park is one of the most well equipped and updated in the area. There are many obstacles for the freestyle fans such as hips, rails, gaps, step ups and downs and so much more, plus a super-pipe of more than 16.4 ft/5 m high. All these elements guarantee to the rider maximum fun and adrenaline on an alpine playground.
Because of its famous snow-park, Leysine is a center stage for many important extreme snowboard events and one of the stops for the Nescafe Champs part of the World Snowboard Tour. Prepare yourself for an exciting freestyle snowboard action in a magical playground, such as the Swiss Alps. For accommodation, do stay in a hotel or chalet in the village because there are many events and happenings during the competitions.
Relevant activites based in Switzerland
River Rafting, Wind Tunnel Flying & Outdoor activities in Sion, Switzerland.
June 2018, July 2017, September 2017-2018. 3 Days – air travel not included.