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Where to Ski in Russia: Krasnaya Polyana
February 25, 2019 12:17


Krasnaya Polyana has long gained the reputation of a destination with excellent winter air. This is explained by the special snow condensed from the sea air upon mild climate. Actually, this snow is very light, but it slides perfectly due to the moisture.

In addition, tours to Krasnaya Polyana are popular with the fans of summer mountain hikes and sports recreation. This opportunity appeared due to the construction of the Rosa Khutor resort.

Weather Conditions

Largely speaking, the weather at the resort is not stable. However, it is better to plan ski or snowboarding tours to Krasnaya Polyana beginning from the last days of January; and the season lasts until March. Winters are very comfortable here, there are virtually no severe frosts. The temperature drops to -10 ° C only in January, which is rare, and the greatest snowfalls are observed in February.

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In summer, there is no traditional heat, which is good for children and tourists who do not tolerate hot stuffy weather. The maximum air temperature is up to + 28 ° C. The real beauty can be seen in autumn when the surrounding green nature acquires orange, purple, red and golden tints. It is pleasant to walkaround these territories at + 15 ° , but it is quite rainy in November.

Whereas last-minute tours to Krasnaya Polyana in spring can be called the most romantic of all. Walks among blossoming apple trees, pomegranates and magnolias will be remain in your memory for a long time, besides, you will be able to take beautiful photos.

Ski Resorts

As far as the main focus of the resort is, after all, winter entertainment, then it is worth exploring the local ski resorts when buying tours to Krasnaya Polyana. For example, “Gornaya Karusel” has 15 trails, and the highest station is located at an altitude of 2.2 km.

The “Gazprom” Mountain Tourist Centre is an all-season resort, because in addition to 23 ski slopes, guests can enjoy a year-round aqua park entertainment centre and other amusements.

The Rosa Khutor complex is most famous for its trails that are 77-kilometer long. It also has the Extreme Park built for the Olympics.

Not Only Skiing

Last-minute tours to Krasnaya Polyana are popular not only due to the ski resorts. The resort is very interesting thanks to educational excursions. Moreover, the Cathedarl of St. Charalambos has been built in the centre of the village, and amazing legends are associated with the cathedral.

Besides you can goon a picnic to the Khmelevskoye lake with its shape resembling a pear.

Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: skiing in Russia Russian winter Ski resorts   

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