Ski Resorts in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

At the Rosa Khutor Resort, 80% of all ski slopes in Krasnaya Polyana are located. These are 77 km of slopes of any level of difficulty with a height difference of 1535 m, which are connected by 5 gondola and 13 chair lifts. Each gondola can accommodate up to 8 people and the chairlifts are equipped with 4 and 6 seater chairs. Here, each line of the cable car has its own individual name: Olympia, Reserved Forest, Caucasian Express, Wolf Rock, Crocus, Strela, etc. The ski slopes are provided with the largest artificial snow system in Europe, which allows you to start skiing from the end of November and extend until the beginning of May. All conditions for freestyle are created here. There is a ski school and a children’s ski club, rental of ski and snowboarding equipment. The properties of the seaside subtropical climate make the resort’s snow especially soft and fluffy.

The resort is equipped with the most modern equipment of the ski industry, including high-speed ski lifts, providing access to the top of the slope in just 25 minutes with a vertical drop of 1745 meters.

After the Olympic Winter Games, ski slopes with a total length of about 100 km are available at the resort. Their variety in the degree of difficulty allows you to choose the option of skiing in accordance with your training. 13 km of these tracks are certified by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for holding international competitions of the highest level, including the European Cup, World Cup.

In summer, hiking and cycling routes along the picturesque mountain slopes, rental of bicycles and other environmentally friendly means of transport, horseback riding, the rope Panda Park, sports grounds for the whole family, buggy tours and even yoga classes at sky-high altitude on Rosa are in active demand. Peak.

According to, POLYANA GAZPROM (LAURA) is located in a unique natural area, leaning against the borders of the Caucasian Biosphere Reserve. As you climb into the mountains, you can observe how the natural zones change from subtropical to alpine. It is thanks to the alpine nature that Krasnaya Polyana is often called Russian Switzerland. But unlike European ski resorts, Krasnaya Polyana is located next to the sea, which ensures the mixing of sea air flows, rich in iodine, with mountain air masses. Mineral springs are of particular value. The most popular spring is Tsarsky, located on the right bank of the Achipse River. Anyone can try the healing water. Walking from the Gazprom Mountain Tourist Center to the spring takes about an hour.

  • The ski complex “Laura”, located on the territory of Krasnaya Polyana, includes:
    Grand Hotel Polyana
    Cableway Psekhako I
    Alpika – Service cable car 3S
    Cableway Psekhako II
    Biathlon stadium
    Ski stadium
    Ski and biathlon slopes
    Ski slopes with chair lifts
    Olympic village
    Artificial lake
    Social and cultural center “Galaktika”

Location: The Gazprom Mountain Tourist Center is located in the village of Krasnaya Polyana at an altitude of 540 m above sea level. Transport accessibility: high-speed railway, modern highway and bus service.
Address: 354392, Russia, Sochi, Esto-Sadok village, Krasnaya Polyana, st. Achipsinskaya, 16
+7 (862) 259 55 95
• Transfer: if you are a guest of one of the hotels of the complex (Grand Hotel Polyana, Polyana 1389 Hotel and Spa, Peak Hotel) you can order a transfer to the hotel from airport or railway station.
• Plane: Sochi (Adler) – Sochi International Airport, then by fixed-route taxi or bus No. 105 “Sochi – Krasnaya Polyana”, No. 135 “Adler – Krasnaya Polyana” to the GTZ “Gazprom” stop
• Train: Adler railway station, then by fixed-route taxi or bus No. 105 “Sochi – Krasnaya Polyana”, 135 “Adler – Krasnaya Polyana” to the stop of the GTZ “Gazprom”.
Regular buses follow the route every 30 minutes.

During the winter season, the Gazprom complex offers several sports equipment rental points (with a total capacity of 2410 sets), which offer equipment from the largest sports equipment manufacturers: Fischer, Rossignol, Völkl, Tecnica, Head. In the rental you will find models suitable for different skill levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced). Protective equipment is also provided.

Lower cableway station
The most capacious rental point for skiing and snowboarding equipment with a service center, a left-luggage office, a place for changing clothes, allowing you to provide everything you need for about 1300 guests at the same time. For the convenience of beginners and children – here you can determine your weight and size of ski / snowboard boots.

Mountain shelter “Psekhako”
2 rental points with a left-luggage office and a service center. Here, for the first time in the 2015 season, Fischer and Tisa equipment for running, walking or cross-country skiing for children and adults is presented. Those wishing to try their hand at skiing and biathlon tracks are invited to use the services of experienced sports instructors. Another novelty of the season: snowshoes, a walk on which will give a winter fairy tale surrounded by picturesque mountains and untouched snowy meadows.
The rental of ski equipment in the building of the mountain shelter “Psekhako” works only for residents of the hotel complexes “Polyana 1389 Hotel and Spa”, “Peak Hotel”, “Grand Hotel Polyana”.

Rental for all guests is available at the lower station of the cable cars of the mountain and tourist center of OAO Gazprom.
Cross-country ski rental is available for all guests at the Psekhako mountain shelter.
The issuance of sports equipment for rent is terminated 1 (one) hour before the end of the rental office.
Equipment rental office hours: 09:00 to 23:30.
There is an information center at the lower station of the cable cars, here you can get advice:
about the resort’s ski services in winter (ski passes, tariffs, rental services, instructor services, children’s ski school, luggage room);

about the possibilities of the resort in the summer (excursions on cable cars, guide services, promotions and offers, sports and entertainment events);
on the condition of the ski slopes (closed and open slopes, working hours, days of evening skiing);
about additional services of the resort.

For those wishing to visually get acquainted with the infrastructure of the resort, the information center contains an architectural model of the Gazprom Mountain Tourist Center, which reproduces the entire territory of the resort in miniature. The hand-made model is incredibly realistic and allows you to see the architectural details of buildings, elevation changes in a mountainous area and forests. The design has diode lighting, as well as a mechanism that sets the cable car cabins in motion. The layout was exhibited for the first time in June 2013 in the main building of OAO Gazprom in Moscow as part of the annual general meeting of shareholders of OAO Gazprom. Then the model was exhibited in September 2013 at the stand of JSC “Gazprom” at the XII International Investment Forum “Sochi-2013”.
At your service:
• information materials (booklets, maps, reference materials, flyers);
• free Wi-Fi;
• a comfortable zone where you can take a break and buy souvenirs of the resort.
Information center phone: +7 (862) 259 50 52.
The information center is open from 09:00 to 21:00.

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia