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 Sugar Bowl, Truckee, California USA
It is a medium sized snowboard area around Lake Tahoe, which makes it perfect for snowboarders. The resort is known for its significant advanced terrain and high annual snowfall. Top elevation of the resort is at 8383 ft/2555 m and base elevation is at 6883 ft/2098 m. Skiable area covers 1500 ac/6.07 km².
Runs are 102 in total, of which 17% for beginners, 45% for intermediate and 38% for advanced athletes. Longest run is 3 mi/4.8 km. The resort has a lift system of 13 lifts, 5 high speed quads, 3 quads, 2 double chairs, 1 gondola and 2 surface lifts. Lift capacity is 21.740 passengers/hour.
Average snowfall is 500 in/1270 cm. Sugar Bowl has one of the most known snowboard academy, so don’t worry about your level of expertise.