- The vertical drop from summit to base is 3648 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Russia is 3104 ft. The highest point of the track is 5446 ft above sea level.
- Season starts on Dec 15 and ends on Apr 8 (114 days). Average season duration in Russia is 147 days.
- Gazprom Mountain Resort Laura features 24 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Russia is 19 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 7 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 5 sunniest in Russia.
The Ski Resort
Gazprom Mountain resort is made up of the ski areas Laura and Alpika Service. Connected through a cable car, both resorts can be used with a single ticket.
From the base, two gondolas get you up onto Psekhako Plateau, where you find a range of easy to intermediate runs. If you're looking for a challenge, take gondola A2 and chair lift H up to 1,660m/5,446ft. Several red runs start here, and there is a connection to the blacks. Part of the slopes can be illuminated.
Laura Cross-Country and Biathlon Centre was created for the 2014 Winter Olympics, and now serves as a practice ground for Russian athletes all year round. Besides the Gazprom Mountain Resorts Laura and Alpika, Krasnaya Polyana is also home to the ski areas Rosa Khutor and Gorky Gorod.
Infrastructure & Rental
Laura ski resort is located around 45km/28mi from Adler Airport south of Sochi. You can take bus line 105, which goes from the main railway station in Sochi via the airport to Esto-Sadok; or get a train to Krasnaya Polyana train station.