Psekhako Mountain Shelter is one of the stations of the Gazprom mountain and tourist center of the Laura slope in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).
Psekhako Shelter is the most extensive, visited and interesting station for walking and recreation of the Gazprom mountain and tourist center, both in winter and in summer.
At the station there are: ski slopes, parks, a cafe and a restaurant, a spa hotel and an information center.
Psehako station is located on the Psehako ridge of the same name at an altitude of 1440 meters above sea level.
Video of the Psekhako Shelter station
Trails of the Psekhako Shelter
On Psekhako there is a children's slope and ski slopes:
- light (green) C1/E1 (rope lifts);
Video of the C1 highway
- medium difficulty (blue) B and D1 (chairlifts).
Walking and entertainment infrastructure of Psekhako
On the territory of Psekhako: gondola cable cars A/A1 and A2, shops, cafes, a restaurant, toilets, a medical center, an information center, an interactive map of the resort, rental of ski equipment, an instructor service, a children's ski club "Morozko".
In summer, it is also a bike rental, horseback riding, hiking routes, ATVs and buggies, for which several routes and tours are provided on the territory of the slope.
In winter, + a walk on a snowmobile, snow tubing - riding on a tubing or on a "cheesecake". The length of the snow tubing track is 240 meters. The snow attraction is equipped with a safe descent and a travolator lift.
The park "Zelenaya Polyana", which is a walking and entertainment area of the Psekhako shelter.
There are about 100 large topiary figures in the park, made in the form of fairy-tale and fantasy characters and even endemics.
In summer, you can sunbathe on sun beds and relax in hammocks with panoramic views, play volleyball or badminton, take a ride on a summer tubing.
The park also has a large playground, an exhibition of mining equipment with an exposition of more than 20 cars is presented, there is a pack of children's snowmobiles, an observation deck, cafes, eateries and a tubing cross attraction.
There is an animation center "Snow Factory" - the tour is free for everyone.
The entrance to the territory of the Green Planet Park is free (free of charge). Only entertainment is paid for: snow tubing, tubing cross, etc. Ticket offices are located before going to the park.
Views from the territory of the Green Planet Park
Map of the Green Planet Park
The Ice Age Park, where an open-air exhibition of "animated figures" from the Ice Age is presented: mammoths, a saber-toothed tiger and rarer representatives, when approaching which the heroes begin to move and growl.
The Ice Age Park is located near the Green Planet Park. Admission is free (free of charge).
Near the Psekhako station, at 1389 meters above sea level, there is a 4-star hotel and spa "Polyana 1389" with a closed territory.
The hotel consistsof cozy rooms, apartments and cottages in the style of Alpine chalets.
A buffet breakfast is included in the price of all accommodation facilities of the hotel.
For hotel guests, there is a free shuttle from the Psekhako shelter to the lower station of the Laura cable cars, as well as an unlimited subscription for the descent and ascent of the A/A1 cable car.Link to the hotel
Near the Psehako Shelter
At an altitude of 1470, the metro is locatedThe Laura Ski and Biathlon Complex, which hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Biathlon and cross-country skiing competitions in 2014,and which is actively operated after the Games.
Today, 7 kilometers of ski and biathlon trails of various complexity are laid on the territory of the ski and biathlon complex, and anyone can take a walk on cross-country skiing.
You can use the cross-country ski trail with your own equipment, as well as rent it. The service is available at the LBC "Laura" rental point. Cross-country ski trails are also available for buyers of sightseeing tours on the cable cars of the Laura slope resort.
You can also book a lesson with an instructor.
From the ski and biathlon complex "Laura" you can take a walk on snowmobiles, ATVs and buggies. For walking, there are several routes that run through the picturesque territory of the resort with viewing platforms (the Aibga ridge, the Achishkho mountain, fir and beech forests). Learn more about the Laura Ski and Biathlon complex...
In winter, snowmobiles and tourist snowmobiles go from the Zelenaya Polyana Park to Husky Park and A deer farm located in the lower reaches of Route H, at an altitude of 1550 meters above sea level.
You can also walk to the parks (under appropriate weather conditions) from the Psekhako shelter and LBC "Laura".
You can get to the Mountain shelter "Psekhako":
- from the lower station of the cable cars "Laura" on the A/A1 cable car with ski passes and walking tickets;
- from the lower station of the Alpika cable cars (next to the Rosa Khutor railway station): first, taking the A3 cable car to the Mountain Shelter "Pikhtovy" station, and then going down on the A2 cable car to the Psekhako shelter station. Ascent and descent is possible with ski passes and walking tickets.
If you come by car, you can leave it at the lower station of the cable cars "Laura". There are also parking spaces on the Psekhako plateau: a small parking lot at the shelter itself and at the Laura ski and biathlon complex. Travel along the mountain serpentine on the Psekhako plateau is paid -payment is about PKK5. Car rental in Sochi (all places) →
The ski and biathlon complex "Laura" can be reached on foot from the Psekhako shelter or go up (down) on the A2 cable car and get off at the intermediate station of the LBC "Laura".
Cable car tickets to the Psekhako Shelter
The A/A1, A2 and A3 cable cars operate all year round.
In winter, there are ski passes from midday and evening to multi-day ones.
In winter, you can buy sightseeing tours (walking tickets) on the cable cars "Laura" (A/A1, A2 and A3), "Alpika" (K1-K5) or "Laura + Alpika", as well as evening Green Glade (valid on the roads A/A1 to "Psekhako").
In summer, there are sightseeing tours on the cable cars "Laura", "Alpika" or "Laura + Alpika", as well as Green Glade and evening Green Glade.
The cost of ski passes and walking tours varies from season to season. Therefore, we recommend that you check all the information about the current ski passes and sightseeing tours, as well as the exact conditions for using tickets and their cost, on the official website of the Gazprom mining and Tourism Center.
The website of the Gazprom mining and tourist Center: polyanaski.
More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadka), including the Laura slope, can be found here →
Near the lower station of the cable car slope Laura are: entertainment center "Galaxy" with a water Park, recreation areas and 5-star complex "Grand Hotel Polyana", which includes: rooms wooden villas, bars and restaurants with cuisine from seasonal ingredients, 9 meeting rooms, children's clubs, 2 indoor and 2 outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, sports fields, halls and fight club.
Link to the villa Grand Polyana
Link to the Grand Hotel Polyana Villas
Link to the rooms of the "Grand Hotel Polyana"
All accommodation facilities in Estosadka (Krasnaya Polyana), including near the slopes of the Gazprom ski resort and more remotely from them, can be viewed and booked here