The cable car "Relict Forest" (K-2) is part of the year-round mountain resort Krasnaya Polyana (formerly Gorki Gorod) in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).
The Relict Forest lift lifts guests from the territory of the resort "Polyana 960" to the mark "1460 meters".
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 1394 meters. The height difference is 500 meters.
The time of ascent (descent) is about 6 minutes.
You can go up and down on the K-2 lift all year round with walking tickets (without skating), and in the winter season with ski passes.
Ascent by cable car Relict forest. At the bottom-as in the palm of your hand "Glade 960", "Glade 540"is also visible
In the Meadow 960, which is the most popular place of resort of Krasnaya Polyana, are: observation points and viewing platforms, places for walking and recreation, parks, entertainment, lifts and lower reaches of slopes, paddling and training slopes, ski equipment rental and instructor service, balloon, Spa bath and mountain hotels and apartments, cafes and restaurants, shops, toilets, ticket offices, emergency room, etc.
In winter, it is also: winter tubing, snowmobiling and dog sledding (if there is enough snow).
In summer: + summer tubing, quad bikes, hiking trails and a bike park.
Hotels with large area, low-rise townhouses and apartments: 5-star Rixos Krasnaya Polyana Sochi, a 5-star resort hotel Novotel resort Krasnaya Polyana Sochi, a 5-star Mövenpick Hotel Krasnaya Polyana, a 5-star hotel and Spa Corporate savings Center, 4-star resort Dolina 960, 4-star hotel Gorki Panorama, the 4-star ibis Styles Krasnaya Polyana, 4-star resort Novotel Congress Krasnaya Polyana and the Aparthotel Apartments Gorki Gorod 960.
Glade 960 can be reached by the K-1 cable carrunning from the lower station of the resort's cable cars, as well as by car. Learn more about Glade 960...
Relict Forest Cable car station on Polyana 960
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.
In summer: + gazebos for recreation, hiking trails along mountain trails and a rope park with routes of various levels of difficulty.
In addition to the K-2 cable car, up to a height of 1460 meters, in the summer season from Glade 960 you can also reach on foot along mountain trails. Learn more about the station 1460 meters...
At Glade 1460, it is possible to transfer to the Vershina gondola cable car (K-3), which, like the K-1 and K-2 cable cars, is a stage of climbing to the highest points of the resort - Glade 2200 and the top of the Black Pyramid, located at an altitude of + 2375 meters from sea level.
K-2 cable car station on Polyana 1460
The Relict Forest 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-2 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, at Polyana 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