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Cable car «Kavkazskiy express» to Rosa Khutor, Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok)

The Kavkazskiy express cable car is part of the year-round mountain resort Rosa Khutor in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).

The Caucasian Express is the third and last lift on the way to Rosa Peak. The first lift - "Olympia", starting from the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars, located inRose Valley and leading up to the mark"Rosa Plato" (Mountain Olympic Village) at an altitude of 1170 meters above sea level; the second is the "Zapovedniy les", connecting the Rosa Plateau with the "Besedka" station, located at an altitude of 1350 meters above sea level.

The cable car "Kavkazskiy express" runs along the Aibga ridge and lifts guests from the "Besedka" mark to the extensive "Rose Peak" platform, located at an altitude of 2320 meters above sea level.

The length of the Kavkazskiy express cable car is 2141 meters, and the capacity is 2384 people per hour.

This cable car consists of comfortable gondola cabins (closed cabins with seats inside), with a capacity of up to 8 people.

You can go up and down on the Kavkazskiy express lift using walking tickets (without skating) or ski passes.

The ascent and descent on the Kavkazskiy express takes place at a sharper angle than on other cable cars of the Rosa Khutor resort. During the ascent, from the cab of the cable car, you can enjoy picturesque breathtaking views of the dense vegetation of the ridge and mountain peaks.

Video of the descent on the Kavkazskiy express cable car

While driving, the Kavkazskiy express cable car passes the Rosa-1600 landing station, located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level.

Landing on the Rosa-1600 is possible only when climbing up. When descending, there is no landing-the elevator cabins go directly to the Arbor station.

You can get off at the transfer station. There are: observation points, places for walking and recreation, ski slopes and lifts, an instructor service, a first aid station, a restaurant and toilets.

In summer, hiking trails along the ridge run from the podsadki station.

A chairlift "Quartet" runs from the podsadka station "Rosa-1600", which connects the station with the "Besedka" station.

At the "Rosa-1600" is the lower part of the high-speed chairlift "Fairy Tale".

A gondola cable car "Strela" runs to the station "Rosa-1600" from the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars, located in the Rosa Valley, which is accessible to guests by ski passes in the winter season.

From the station" Rosa-1600 " and near it there are ski trails of several levels of difficulty, from the green (easy trails) up to black (very difficult tracks).

Every year, somewhere in late March-early April, a large-scale spring camp Quiksilver New Star Camp is held at the Rosa Khutor mountain resort. Especially for the camp at the Rosa-1600 mark, a large snowpark is being built with a lot of figures arranged in several lines, starting from the simplest, where beginners can try themselves in freestyle, and ending with a pro-line and a giant springboard for competitions and filming professional athletes. The length of the route is 725 meters; the height difference is 50 meters.

The snowpark can be opened as early as February.

Video of the descent on the cable car "Kavkazskiy express" - approaching the transfer station "Rosa-1600"

At the station "Besedka" there are: observation points, places for walking and recreation, ski slopes and lifts, an information center, cafes, toilets, a medical center.

In the summer season, these are hiking trails and a family amusement park with a rope park, a troll and an attraction-mine - "Yeti Park", located near the station. Learn more about the Besedka station...

At around rose Peak (2320 m), which is available year-round, is the most popular top of the Rosa Khutor resort and the highest point of the tour route "the Way to the top" are: the observation deck and observation points, Alpine restaurant, ski trails and lifts, toilets, first aid, as well as some entertainment - swing above the clouds and suspension bridge with a chance of paragliding and Hiking routes in summer. Learn more about Rose Peak and all the possible entertainment and routes on the top…

Practical information

The Kavkazskiy express 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 riding on 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.

All year round, walking tickets are valid for this Farm.

The cost of ski passes and walking tickets varies from season to season.

The opening and closing dates of the seasons are determined by the administration of the Rosa Khutor mountain resort, depending on weather conditions, and in winter, on the snow cover. The administration can also determine the dates and deadlines for routine maintenance. Information about determining the start and end dates of the seasons is posted on the official website of the resort.

We recommend checking all the information about the Rosa Khutor 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 Rosa Khutor mountain resort.

Website of the Rosa Khutor mountain resort: rosakhutor.

The nearest airport to the Rosa Khutor resort 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 Rosa Khutor 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, it is enough to provide your flight data.

If you come by car, you can leave it at the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars. There are also parking spaces throughout the Rosa Dolina and the Mountain Olympic Village (parking is paid).

In winter, there is a large outdoor parking lot at the Rosa Stadion mark of 940 meters, from where you can also start climbing the mountains on the lifts. Parking on it is free.

In summer, you can walk along mountain trails from the Olympic Mountain Village to the stations "Besedka" and "Rosa-1600".

More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok), including Rosa Khutor, can be found here →

All accommodation facilities at the Rosa Khutor resort can be viewed and booked here booking

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