The Vershina cable car (K-3) is part of the year-round mountain resort Krasnaya Polyana (formerly Gorki Gorod) in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).
The Vershina lift lifts guests from the "1460 meters" mark to the "Glade 2200" platform.
This cable car is a comfortable gondola cabins (closed cabins with seats inside), with a capacity of up to 8 people.
The length of the lift is 1508 meters. The height difference is 706 meters.
The time of ascent (descent) is about 7 minutes.
You can go up and down on the K-3 lift all year round with walking tickets (without skating), and in the winter season with ski passes.
In the winter season, for guests with walking tickets, the peak of Polyana 2200 is the highest (final) point of a possible ascent in the resort of Krasnaya Polyana, whereas in the summer season with walking tickets on the chairlift "Aibga" and "Black Pyramid", and then walk (with climbing insurance, the cost of 500 rubles on the spot) from Glade 2200, you can climb higher - to the top of the Black Pyramid, located at 2375 meters above sea level.
Ascent by cable car Vershina
At the station 1460, located at an altitude of + 1460 meters from sea level, there are: observation decks and observation points, ski slopes, cafes and toilets.
In winter + evening skiing and snowboarding.
Vershina na Polyana Cable Car Station 1460
On the site "Polyana 2200", located at an altitude of +2200 meters from sea level, there are: a panoramic viewing platform and observation points, ski slopes, a chairlift, instructors, a restaurant, an open fast food area, a medical center and toilets, a Megachachel attraction (mountain panoramic swing).
In summer: + entertainment a suspension bridge over a precipice, a gazebo for recreation, hiking routes along mountain trails, paragliding flights are possible (if the weather is suitable).
On the Polyana 2200, next to the panoramic platform, there is the finish line of the Gorky Fly Megazipline attraction. The start of the megazipline is located next to the upper station of the Black Pyramid cable car (K-5) at an altitude of 2360 meters from sea level. Megazipline in the winter season is available to guests by ski passes (you need to purchase a separate ticket for the megazipline at the ticket office at the start), and in the summer - for everyone. In addition, there are days during the winter season when groups of guests are recruited using walking tickets for the megazipline. Learn more about the megasipline...
In addition to cable cars, to the height of 2200 and further to the height of 2375 meters, in the summer season from Polyana 960 you can also reach on foot along mountain trails. Learn more about Polyana 2200...
Vershina na Polyana Cable Car Station 2200
The Vershina cable car operates all year round.
Attention! Lifts and trails (one or the other, or all) may be closed due to weather conditions. We recommend that you check the information before visiting the official website in real time (you can download the mobile application).
In winter, there are ski passes from midday and evening to multi-day ones.
Walking tickets are valid all year round, including for the K-3 cable car.
The cost of ski passes and walking tickets varies from season to season.
Ski passes and walking tickets to the Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort can be purchased at the ticket offices or terminals of the lower station on Polyana 540, atPolyane 960, as well as online in advance on the website. !!! Prices for walking tickets and ski passes on the website are usually lower than when purchased at ticket offices or terminals.
We recommend that you check all the information about the Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort, including the current ski passes and walking tickets, as well as their variations, the exact conditions for using tickets and their cost, on the official website of the resort.
Website of the mountain resort Krasnaya Polyana: krasnayapolyanaresort.
The nearest airport to the resort of Krasnaya Polyana and, accordingly, to all the ski resorts of Esto-Sadka (Krasnaya Polyana) is located in the city of Sochi (Adler), 43 kilometers from Estosadka. Flights to Sochi (Adler) →
The fastest and most convenient way to get from Sochi airport to the resort of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok) is by taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi is enough to inform your flight details.
If you arrive by car, you can leave it near the lower station of the cable cars of the Krasnaya Polyana resort (Polyana 540). There are also parking spaces on the territory of Polyana 960 (parking is paid).
More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok), including the mountain resort of Krasnaya Polyana, can be found here →
All accommodation facilities in Esto-Sadka, including at the Krasnaya Polyana resort (Polyana 540 and Polyana 960), can be viewed and booked here