Add to favorite
 
123
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS
russian visa


Kola Peninsula: Kolasportland Resort
September 14, 2015 21:33


(Credit: http://www.kirovsk.mels.ru)

The trails of the ski resort “Kolasportland” are laid on the northern slope of the mountain with the unpronounceable name Aikuaivenchorr (1010 m) that is located right within the city limits of Kirovsk.

Therefore, the complex is called simply “City Slope” It was built in 1991 for training of professional sportspeople, but its trails are open to everyone, including locals and tourists.

There are a lot of tourists here: Kirovsk is considered one of the best ski places in Russia. “Kolasportland” is one of the largest equipped ski areas in the Khibiny Mountains: with more than 20 equipped trails, chair lifts, excellent snow fields for freeride. The season is very long - from November to June.

However, the weather worsens in spring, and strong winds often blow the snow away from the tops. The scheme of the resort trails is very confusing and even seems unstructured. The reason for that is the large amount of snow making the Kirov slope perfect for backcountry skiing.

Of course, there are some well-cultured trails certified by the International Ski Federation for slalom and giant slalom. There is a mogul trail (with moguls) and two large trampolines with a span of 50 and 70 meters. The maximum length of the trail is 2.7 km. Seven lifts operate in “Kolasportland” - one chair lift going to the top of the mountain and six surface lifts.

There is a training trail, a rental, instructors, and which is important, there is an own rescue service in Khibiny. Far North gives exotic features to this resort. In November-January polar night begins in Kirovsk, making it difficult to ride, but there is a 30% seasonal discount on ski passes. In addition, two lighted trails are equipped in “Kolasportland”. In spring, when polar day begins, you can ski with sunlight until 21:00.
 


Sources: http://strana.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Ski resorts     

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Top Attractions In Saransk: Sightseeing, Eating Out, Football and Russian Souvenirs Kabardino-Balkaria: Koziy Market Panfilov Varak Kamchatka: The Cities Ufaley









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
DNR  Russian Rock  Russian business  Olympic Games 2012  Novosibirsk Region  St. Petersburg Parks   Comics  Hermitage Museum  Festivals in Moscow  Russian regions  Viktor Pivovarov  Amur Region  Moscow hotels  travel to Russia  Moscow  Russian Cinema  Russian Rock Music  Russian cuisine  Staritsa  Moscow Zoo  Elections 2012  Landscapes  Voronezh   shaman festival   Russian tourism  Transaero  Boris Kustodiyev  Volokolamsk  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Irkutsk  Quest  St. Petersburg  Sberbank  Moscow resorts  Tretyakov Gallery  European Centre for Nuclear Research  Leonid Brezhnev  Flakon design factory  Russian events  Smolensk plane crush  Ryazan  #OPENRUSSIANFASHION  Museums of Novosibirsk  Russian Clowns  Nail Maganov  online stores in Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Tragedy  Valentin Kataev  Gourmet Tours 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites