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Ski Resorts in Russia

Information about ski resorts in Russia.

Notes about skiing in Russia
- Cross country skiing is traditional more popoular then downhill
- Snowboarding become more popular
- Heli-skiing is availablue and a good value
- Caucasus Mountains have good ski facilities with good accommodations

Mount Cheget in the Baksan Valley
- Challenging runs
- Longest is 2.5 kilometers
- http://www.skieguide.com/cheget.php
- http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mount_Cheget.jpg
- http://www.skierslodge.com/pdf/Elbrus.pdf
- http://www.gottagoitsnows.com/skiareas/2271.html
- http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/MtCheget

Mount Elbus
- Europe's highest peak at 5,642 meters (18513 feet)
- Home of one of Russia's largest resorts: Prielbrusye
- http://www.skiing-europe.net/rus_cheget.html
http://kavkazskitur.com/eng/ski-complex-prielbrusye.html

Krasnaye Polyana
- 48 miles east of the Black Sea Resort of Sochi
http://www.j2ski.com/ski_resorts/Russia/Krasnaya_Polyana.html

Zavjalikha
- Zavjalikha Ski Center is near the city of Trekhgorny
- Located in the South Urals
- Has a 6 seat chair lift
- 4 star hotel was being built as of 2000
- http://www.j2ski.com/ski_resorts/Russia/Zavjalikha.html

Moscow Area Skiing
- There are at leaswt 20 ski slopes within 50 miles of Moscow
- Some can be reached by metro!

North Caucasus Skiing
http://www.russia-ic.com/travel/hints/195/
- Krasnodar Territory (Krasnaya Polyana)
- Kabardino-Balkaria Republic / Elbrus and Cheget)
- Karachayevo-Cherkess / Dombai Village

Urals Skiing (Part 1)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/resorts/222/
Ezhovaya Mountain Ski Resort
Zavyalikha Mountain Ski Resort

Urals Skiing (Part 1)
http://russia-ic.com/travel/resorts/225/
Abzakovo Ski Cent er(one of bets in Urals)
Adzhigardak Ski Center (in Asha town, 300K from city of Chelyabinsk
Bannoye Ski Resort on the Shore of Bannoye lake

Skiing in Russia's North
http://russia-ic.com/travel/resorts/208/
- Aikuaivenchorr Mountain / Kirovsk City / Shore of Bolshoi Vudyavr lake
KOROVSK REGION HAS 4 SKIING ZONES
(1) Aikuaivenchorr Mountain proper (has Kolasportland ski lodge)
(2) Aikuai Resort (other side of the mountain)
(3) Kukisvumchorr Mountain (25k away from the city)
(4) Vorobyinaya Mountain in the village of Apatity

MAP OF SKI RESORT LOCATIONS:
http://www.goski.com/content/russia
BY ITSELF IN THE NORTH:
(01) Aiquaivenchorr (near Kirovsk in NW Russia, handful of lifts, NEAR FINLAND)
NEAR ST. PETERSBURG
(05) Jukki
CLUSTERED TOGETHER (OUTSKIRTS OF MOSCOW)
(06) Krylatskoye
(07) Loujki
(08) Manikhino
(11) Mukhanki
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramonovo_bobsleigh,_luge,_and_skeleton_track
- http://www.worldsnowboardguide.com/resorts/russia/paramonovo/index.cfm
CLUSTERED TOGETHER (CAUCASAS MOUNTAINS)
(04) Gudauri
(10) Mt Elbrus
(09) Mount Tcheget
BOTH ARE BY THEMSELVES ON THE BORDER WITH KAZAKHSTAN
(03) Dombaj
(12) Paramonovo
ON OUTSKIRTS OF MOSCOW NEAR TOWN OF YAKHROMA
(13) Volen
BY ITSELF IN SIBERIA
(02) Bobroviy Log (better known Siberian resort, on east slopes of Sayan Mts

See also:
Other Attractions in Russia
Russia for Visitors
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