POLYANA (RED GLADE ) – SOCHIS' MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT
Krasnaya Ðî lyana is situated in the foothills of the
Main Caucasus Rang. It's majestically surrounded from the South by
Ayibga and from the North by the rocky range Achyshko, from the East it
surrounded by the panoramic Main Caucasus Range and from the West by
the magnificent valley of Mzymta . The climate of Krasnaya Polyana is
mild and comparatively warm. It is sometimes hot in summer, up to 38
(100 F) Ñ in the shade and in winter it's frosty, up to - 22.5 (-7 F) Ñ
. The snow cover is up to 1.5 m.
The combination of mountains and the sea creates the rare and unique
mountain-marine climate. The originality of these places lies in the
abundance of forests influencing the microclimate. The noble Caucasus
chestnut, the magnificent walnut, beech, maple, ash-tree and the
highland Caucasus silver fir are the primary flora of the forests.
Four phases of cable-way-chair elevator have been constructed In
Krasnaya Polyana with total extension of 3.2 km.
Those who like the dizzy descent on skis on snow cover can use
helicopter to reach the summit of Aylbguy Mountain . At the height of 3200
m above the sea level snow remains even in summer.
Adventurous snowmobile drivers can enjoy the scenery while flying down
and up the mountains.
Active rest lovers should
- canyoning and rock climbing;
- rafting and jeeping;
- parachute jumps;
- hilicopter flights;
- mountain bike;
is the place with unique ecological environment where you can rest all