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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Skiing in Snow Summit Ski Resort, San Bernardino, California USA
Big Bear Lake and Bear Mountain are two sisters resorts. These resorts operate under the same management and are known as Big Bear Mountain Resorts. Snow Summit is known as one of the largest ski resorts in southern California. It is also one of the most popular in Los Angeles area among skiers.
It is medium sized with 240 ac/0.97 km² of skiable area. Its vertical drop is 1209 ft/368.5 m and its average snowfall is 100 in/254 cm. Top elevation is 8175 ft/2492 m and base elevation is 6965 ft/2123 m. It has 31 runs totally, of which 35% for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 25% for advanced athletes.
Longest run, Westridge is 1.25 mi/2 km long. It has a lift system of 14 lifts and the lift capacity is 18.550 passengers/hour. The resort offers night skiing.