The Olympic Mountain Village or Rosa Plateau is one of the heights, as well as the cable car station of the year-round mountain resort Rosa Khutor in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).
Gorna Olympic Village (abbreviated YEAR) is the most extensive, visited and one of the most interesting stations for walking and recreation in the Rosa Khutor resort, both in winter and in summer.
The mountain Olympic Village is the second height (the second level) of the resort (the first - Rose Valley at an altitude of 560 meters above sea level), located on the plateau of the Aibga ridge, at an altitude of 1100-1170 meters above sea level. Since it is located on a plateau, it is also called and marked on maps as the Rose of the Plateau. It is also an intermediate station of the cable car on the way to the top of the Aibga - na ridge Rosa Peak, located at an altitude of 2320 meters above sea level.
According to the infrastructure, the Mountain Olympic Village can be considered a full-fledged recreation place with all amenities.
At Rosa Plateau located: observation points and viewing platforms, places for walking and recreation, ski trails and lifts, learning slope, sledding, rodelbahn, tubing, helicopter tours, cafes and restaurants, restrooms, medical, rent ski equipment and training service, hotels and apartmentsand some winter and summer activities.
You can get to the Rosa Plateau by the Olympia cable car from the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars in the Rosa Valley, or by car along the Alpine Highway.
Ski lifts of the Olympic Mountain Village
On the Rosa Plateau there is a station of two main gondola cable cars (closed cabins with seats inside, with a capacity of up to 8 people):
- the Olympia cable car, which lifts guests from the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars, located in the Rosa Valley at an altitude of 560 meters above sea level to the Mountain Olympic Village;
Both cable cars are available in the winter season by ski passes and all year round by walking tickets (ascent without skating). Also, these two cable cars are the first and second lifts on the way to Rosa Peak. The third gondola lift that will take guests to Rosa Peak from the Arbor station is the Kavkazskiy express.
In addition to these, the Mountain Olympic Village also has lifts available in winter for skiers and snowboarders.
Trails of the Mountain Olympic Village
The lower reaches of the light (green) trails are located on the Rosa Plateau, there is also a medium-difficulty track (Blue) Rosa Blade and a difficult track (red) Rosa Star.
There are children's and educational slopes.
The green route "Chalet" runs between the complex "Chalet Rosa Khutor" and the restaurant "Alaska". The slope is quite gentle and wide, so beginners and all those who like slow descents prefer to ride it. At the bottom of the track, instructors conduct training with beginners and children.
The length of the Chalet route is 1160 meters with a height difference of 130 meters.
The slope of the Chalet begins above the Rose Plateau mark, where the green B-52 highway passes into the highway, starting at 1600 meters above sea level.
The Chalet chairlift runs from the lower part of the Chalet route - near the Rosa Ski Inn Spa Hotel. The length of the ski lift of the Chalet is 836 meters, and the capacity is 1269 people per hour.
The training slope is located in front of the Den restaurant (the Rosa Priyut building).
This slope is the main training place of the Rosa Khutor resort, where they train from scratch. The slope is good because in its lower reaches there is a rollout on a carnal surface, where beginners learn to stand on snowboards and skis, as well as practice technical techniques on the spot.
Near the training track there is a conveyor lift (escalator), called the "Magic Carpet".
Photo of the upper part of the training slope and the Chalet route
Just to the west of the training slope, near the observation deck, there is the lower part of the green route "Plateau", which begins at the mark of 1350 meters above sea level-from the station "Besedka" (rope lift "Zapovedniy les"). The length of the route is 2055 meters with a height difference of 180 meters.
There is also a blue route "Rose Blade", which originates from the Chalet route and ends near the lower reaches of the rodelban. During the descent from the Rosa Blade highway, you can turn onto the red Rosa Star highway, which, like the Rosa Blade highway, originates from the Chalet highway and ends near the lower reaches of the rodelban.
The total length of the Rosa Blade highway is 1,700 meters with a height difference of 220 meters.
The total length of the Rosa Star highway is 1075 meters with a height difference of 220 meters.
The Extreme chairlift runs from the lower reaches of the Rosa Blade and Rosa Star trails. The length of the lift is 954 meters, and the capacity is 1781 people per hour.
Photo of the lower reaches of the Plateau route
Video of the lower reaches of the Plateau route
Photo of the upper platform of the Extreme and Mogul lifts. There is a ski lift nearby.
The Mogul chairlift is necessary when holding freestyle competitions taking place on the tracks of the Extreme Park in Rosa Khutor, when the lift lifts athletes to a platform from which you can move down a difficult short road with a springboard.
The green highway "Juventa" is an unstrained, wide and gentle slope that runs behind the rodelban and originates near the building "Rosa Priyut".
The length of the Juventus highway is 285 meters with a height difference of 40 meters.
From the lower part of the route runs a tow lift of the same name "Juventa". The length of the lift is 277 meters, and the capacity is 720 people per hour.
The children's training slope is located near the beginning of the Juventa highway, near the Rosa Priyut building and the tubing.
The length of the children's educational slope is 80 meters with a height difference of 5 meters.
There is a conveyor lift on the slope, the length of which is 90 meters, and the capacity is 400 people per hour.
The best time to visit the Rosa Khutor slopes as a ski resort is from December to March. Sometimes the season starts in November and ends at the end of April (May). But there are also rains at the height of the season, then the snow lies only on the upper marks of the slopes.
The opening and closing dates of the ski season are determined by the administration of the Rosa Khutor mountain Resort, depending on weather conditions and snow cover. The administration can also determine the dates and deadlines for routine maintenance. Information about determining the start and end dates of the ski season is posted on the official website of the resort (the site is indicated at the end of this article).
Attention! During the season, lifts and trails (one or another, 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).
There are ski passes from midday and evening to multi-day ones. During the winter season, you can ride under the starry sky every day from 19: 00 to 23: 00 on the slopes of Chalet, Juventa, Rosa Star, Rosa Blade and the Training Slope.
You can purchase a single ski pass, according to which skiers and snowboarders get the right to ride, as well as use the infrastructure and services of all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadka): Gazprom MTC (Alpika and Laura slopes), Rosa Khutor and Krasnaya Polyana.
On the Rosa Plateau there are: an instructor service, a children's ski club, rental of ski equipment and equipment, as well as sports shops.
ЗThe building "Shelter Vetrov" and near
The building "Shelter Vetrov" is a kind of core for all skiers and snowboarders (and not only) visiting the Mountain Olympic Village.
The building is located at 37/1Olimpiyskaya Street.
In the building: ticket office, ski equipment rental and instructor service, sports shop, information center, children's ski club, luggage storage, medical center, restaurant "Den", cafe "Gori", toilets, mother and child room.
Near the building there is a landing node for the gondola cable cars "Olympia" and "Zapovedniy les".
- children's playground behind the building "Shelter Vetrov" (near the rodelban);
- restaurant "Alaska" with an open view terrace;
- complex "Chalet Rosa Khutor" (Ski-in and Ski-out) with spacious chalets with fireplaces, a ski storage room, free Wi-Fi, private parking, a restaurant and a bar.
The chalet features: 24-hour concierge service, free shuttle service around the Olympic Village, a kitchen with a stove, refrigerator and dishwasher. Some chalets have a sauna and an ofuro Japanese bath.
Breakfast is included in the price of the chalet. Link to the chalet complex
Observation deck on the Rosa Plateau
There are many observation points on the Rosa Plateau, the most popular and with voluminous picturesque views of which is the observation deck located near the rodelban and the lower reaches of the Plateau route.
Other infrastructure and entertainment of the Mountain Olympic Village
Alpine sledge (Toboggan)
In the winter season, when there is enough snow, you can take a Toboggan ride on Rosa Khutor in the evening - this is the oldest type of sleigh that became widespread at the end of the 19th century. The Canadian Indians once used a toboggan to transport goods and people, and today you can have fun on this sledge down the slope of the Rosa Khutor resort.
The sled rental point is located in the Mountain Olympic Village in the building "Rosa Priyut". To rent a sleigh, you must pay for the service at the ticket office of the Rosa Shelter building, fill out an application and present an identity document (passport, driver's license). Then take a sled and a protective helmet.
The start of the toboggan run is located at the "Gazebo" mark at an altitude of 1350 meters above sea level, a few minutes ' walk from the Reserved Forest cable car station, next to the Yeti cafe. The length of the route is 2 kilometers, and the height difference is 180 meters.
Alpine sledding is available for adults and children over 10 years old on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 17: 45 to 19: 30 hours.
The tariff for using the sled and helmet includes 45 minutes of skiing, during which you can have time to make two descents on the sled. An additional fee is charged for each subsequent 15 minutes.
At the end of the ride, you must return the sled and helmet to the rental point in the Rosa Shelter building.
We recommend checking all the rates for the use of sledges and, if necessary, the cable cars "Reserved Forest" and "Olympia", as well as the days and times of skiing, before visiting the Rosa Khutor resort website, since prices and hours of skiing often change.
In the Mountain Olympic Village, near the children's educational slope and the Grusha restaurant, there is a winter tubing, which has a specially prepared track with a length of 300 meters, along which you can roll on a "cheesecake".
The tubing track is equipped with a rope lift.
Adults and children with a height of 1 meter and a weight of up to 80 kilograms are allowed to descend (the weight limit depends on the weather conditions and the condition of the track on the day of the visit). Children under the age of 14 are allowed to tubing only accompanied by their parents (parents may not ride themselves, but they must be present).
Cost: 4 descents - 900 rubles. It includes the use of a lift, rental of tubes and a helmet. Children under the age of 18 can only be on the tubing track wearing a helmet. The deposit for the helmet for the time of riding is 1000 rubles. Tickets can be purchased directly at the ticket office of the tubing.
The tubing is open daily from 10: 00 to 22: 00 during the winter season.
Rodelban is a year-round entertainment (open in summer and winter), during which you can enjoy panoramic views.
The two-seat rodelban sled (you can ride both together and one at a time) is equipped with a manual brake, speed and approach control, and automatic lifting to the starting point. The rail track has 3 rings-turns, and the sled slides along the rails at a speed of up to 40 km / h.
Guests are allowed onthe rodelban: height from 135 centimeters, the weight of both passengers on the same sleigh is not more than 150 kilograms, older than 5 years (from 5 to 18 years only in the same sleigh with an adult).
Rodelban is located behind the building "Shelter of the Winds".
Tickets can be purchased both on the spot - at the ticket office directly near the rodelban, and in advance online on the official website of the Rosa Khutor resort. Tickets online are cheaper (they were 200 rubles).
The main park "Husky Farm" is located near the Upper lake "Rosa Stadium", at an altitude of 1050 meters above sea level. Also on the territory of the stadium are: A deer farm and an ethno-farm "Shishin Dvor".
All three theme parks are open all year round.
In the Mountain Olympic Village, near the lower reaches of the Plateau highway and the Shelter of the Winds building, there is a guest location of Husky Farm, where several Siberian huskies and Alaskan malamutes live and you can visit them for 20 minutes for a fee: 500 rubles for an adult ticket, 300 rubles for children, children under 5 years old-free of charge accompanied by an adult. Tickets are purchased here.
In the main park of Husky Farm on Rosa Stadion, excursions around the park are conducted, in the winter season, sledding in a dog sled is possible, and in the summer season - dog tracking or hiking with dogs.
In the Deer farm, you can visit the area where adults and calves live, there is also a rabbit house on the territory. There are guided tours at the Deer Farm.
You can get from the Mountain Olympic Village to the Husky Farm and the Deer Farm by a shuttle service that runs daily every even hour from 10: 00 to 16:00. The bus stop is located near the Rosa Priyut building. It is possible to land at the lower station of the Dryada cable car (subject to availability). The transfer is included in the price of the visit; - if you visit one of the two parks or both at once when you arrive at the parks, the round-trip transfer will be free, if you do not use the services of the parks on the spot, the transfer will cost 200 rubles per person in one direction.
We recommend checking the exact information about the transfer, the opening hours of the parks and the cost before visiting the Rosa Khutor resort website.
Helicopter rides are available from the Mountain Olympic Village on the Bell-407 helicopter-one of the most modern aircraft of this class, combining the latest technologies, safety and comfort. The Bell-407 helicopter can accommodate up to five passengers.
There are several sightseeing routes available for helicopter rides.
The departure and landing place is located in Gornaya The Olympic village, near the rodelban.
The helicopter ride takes place according to the schedule and only if a group of 5 people is recruited or if the entire helicopter is purchased by one guest (family/company).
In case of deterioration of weather conditions, the flight may be postponed to another date and time.
Price: from 15,000 rubles per person.
Other entertainment and services on Rosa Plato
- in the summer season, cycling and hiking trails along the Aibga ridge are also available, for example: on foot, along mountain trails, you can walk to the Arbor station and the family amusement park located there with a rope park, a troll and an attraction-mine - "Yeti Park".
Residential area in the Mountain Olympic Village
The so-called "residential zone" on the Rosa Plateau, which is one of the main parts of the Mountain Olympic Village, is located just below the Rosa Plateau trails and cable cars (easy walking distance).
In this area there are: several streets, buildings, hotels and apartments, parking lots, shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs; various types of services are also provided, such as massage.
A special place among the streets of the residential area of the Mountain Olympic Village is occupied by the "street with flags", which is the most photo-engraved part of this section of the Rosa Plateau.
Some areas of the residential area offer panoramic views of the surrounding area
Photo of the" residential zone " Rosa Plato
Hotels and apartments in the Rosa Plato residential area
For the convenience of resort guests, a free shuttle runs from the Rosa Priyut building to all hotels and back, daily, every 15 minutes from 08: 00 to 20: 00 hours.
For everyone who stays in the accommodation facilities on the Rosa Plateau, free access to the Olympia cable car and a transfer to the Rosa Valley are provided. Attention! This condition may change.
Big Family Chalet with Jacuzzi Rosa Khutor offers a shared lounge, 5 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, a terrace and free Wi-Fi.
The wellness center "Chalet Rosa Khutor" offers a hot tub and a sauna.
Breakfast is included in the price. Link to the chalet
The 4-star Green Flow Rosa Khutor Hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a bar, a fitness center and a spa center with a sauna, hammam and an outdoor pool.
Some rooms have a balcony with mountain views, while others have views of the Olympic Village.
A free shuttle service to and from the ski lifts is available during the ski season.
The room rate includes: breakfast or breakfast + dinner. Link to the hotel
The 4-star Medical Spa Hotel Rosa Springs offers a restaurant, a herbal bar, a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi, a spa center with a swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness center.
The hotel offers medical and spa treatments.
The rooms are equipped with airconditioning, an electric kettle, tea/coffee making facilities, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms have a seating area and a sofa.
The room rate includes: breakfast, breakfast + dinner or breakfast + lunch + dinner. Link to the hotel
Rosa Ski Inn Apartments Rosa Khutor offers a restaurant and free Wi-Fi.
The apartment featuresa flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen with a refrigerator, a microwave and an electric kettle, and a bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Link to the apartment
BoogelWoogel Bar&Hotel Rosa Khutor features a bar, a terrace and free Wi-Fi.
The rooms are equippedwith a desk, a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony.
Breakfast can be included in the room rate. Link to the hotel
The 2-star Rosa Village Hotel Rosa Khutor offers cottages with standard and family rooms, a shared living area, a ski storage room, a children's corner, free Wi-Fi and a shared kitchen with a kettle,a microwave, a slow cooker and kitchenware.
A free shuttle service to and from the ski lifts is available in winter.
The roomsare equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a private bathroom.
Breakfast can be included in the price. Link to the hotel
All accommodation facilities at the Rosa Khutor resort (in the Mountain Olympic Village and Rosa Valley) can be viewed and booked here
During the year, various events and holidays are held at different heights of the Rosa Khutor resort, including on the Rosa Plateau.
For example: a traditional winter week of active recreation and music, open classes for children in skiing.
The cost of ski passes and walking tickets, which can be used to climb to the Mountain Olympic Village, vary from season to season. Walking tickets are valid all year round.
Ski passes and walking tickets can be purchased at the ticket offices and terminals of the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars, located in the Rosa Valley on Mzymta Square, as well as online on the resort's website. !!! When buying online, the prices for walking tickets and ski passes were lower than when buying at ticket offices or terminals.
We recommend that you check all the necessary information about the Rosa Khutor mountain resort, including the slopes, lifts, variations and the cost of ski passes and walking tickets, services and entertainment, conditions for buying and using tickets, on the official website of the resort.
The website of the mountain resort "Rosa Khutor": rosakhutor.
The nearest airport to the Rosa Khutor resort and, accordingly, to all the ski resorts of Esto-Sadok (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.
More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok), including Rosa Khutor, can be found here →