Krasnaya Polyana all-season and alpine resort

Всесезонный горный курорт «Красная Поляна»
The Gorky Gorod all-season and mountain resort is located in the foothills of the Main Caucasian ridge, on the territory of the famous Krasnaya Polyana of…

The all-season and mountain resort "Krasnaya Polyana" (formerly "Gorki Gorod") is located in the foothills of the Main Caucasus ridge, on the territory of the famous Krasnaya Polyana in Bolshoy Sochi. The resort is one of the first sustainable construction projects in Russia. The authors took care of both the natural environment and the local architectural context.

Today Krasnaya Polyana is a whole city with a full-fledged infrastructure, in which hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over Russia and abroad spend their holidays during the year. In general, the infrastructure of the resort is located on four levels: at heights of 540 meters - "Lower City", 960 meters - "Upper City", 1500 and 2200 meters - cable cars, ski slopes, sightseeing objects and routes. The highest point is the "Black Pyramid" - 2375 meters above sea level. The "lower" and "upper" marks of the city are connected by automobile roads and cable cars.

10 thousand people can stay at the resort and use its services at a time.

Accommodation is provided in 11 accommodation facilities with a total capacity of 3070 rooms. The capacity of hotels and apartments for a one-time stay is 6,500 people. There is a shopping and entertainment center Gorky Gorod Mall, specialized shops, a water park with a sandy beach, a cinema, bowling, billiards, SPA centers, indoor and outdoor pools, gyms, a medical center, children's clubs and gardens.

At an altitude of 540 meters above sea level ("Lower City") there is a shopping gallery, a multifunctional entertainment center (formerly a media center), sports complexes, a fair, shops, a water park and playgrounds.

The "Upper Town" at the level of 960 meters is more suitable for a quiet secluded holiday. Its architecture is more aristocratic and resembles the resort cities of Italy, Spain, Southern France - there are hotels with a large territory, low-rise townhouses and chalets. The hotels have their own exits to the ski area, and there is a cable car station on the main square. Altitude has its own restaurants, bars and cafes, as well as venues for cultural and sports events.

The resort has ski slopes of various difficulty levels from "green" to "black" with a total length of about 30 kilometers: 11 blue, 2 green, 14 red, 5 black slopes, 4 areas for freeride and 2 snow parks. In the evening, more than 5 kilometers of trails are illuminated at an altitude of 960 to 1500 meters. Artificial snow is produced by 70 guns.

The resort has 13 gondola, chair and drag lifts with a capacity of 2,400 people per hour, instructor schools, a children's ski club, and ski equipment rental.

An adaptive tourism program has been developed for persons with disabilities. The program lasts 1, 5 or 10 days and includes a set of physical rehabilitation exercises. The duration of one lesson is from 40 minutes to 1 hour (depending on the capabilities of the student). The cost of the lesson includes: selection and provision of ski equipment - boots, skis, helmet, ski mask, special equipment (verticalizer and other special equipment), instructor services (one or two, depending on the complexity of the lesson).

The resort supports the idea of ​​outdoor activities in the mountains both in winter and in summer. Therefore, a variety of activities are available for guests all year round. "Gorki Bike Park" is a complex of trails for downhill mountain biking from a height of about 1000 meters. For training on mountain bikes, there is a wooden and earthen pump track, a wooden skill park.

In the adjacent territory there are hiking trails at altitudes from 2300 meters to 960 meters above sea level, quad tours, rafting on a mountain river. There are excursion lifts on the resort's cable cars up to 2300 meters above sea level. Another entertainment is a rope adventure park at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level with a separate children's route.

To plan your weekend, use the Krasnaya Polyana resort guide for the 2019-2020 season.

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