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About Krasnaya Polyana



Krasnaya Polyana  is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) under the administrative jurisdiction of Adlersky City District of the City of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai,Russia. Population: 4,598 (2010 Census); 3,969 (2002 Census); 3,300 (1989 Census).

Located in the Western Caucasus, it is home to the new Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort, with a base elevation of 560 meters (1,840 ft) along the Mzymta River, 39 kilometers (24 mi) from its influx into the Black Sea in Adlersky City District of Sochi. The lift-served summit climbs to 2,320 meters (7,610 ft), giving a vertical drop of over a mile at 1,760 meters (5,770 ft). The resort is slated to host the snow events (alpine and Nordic) of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. It was scheduled to host World Cup alpine events in February 2012, two years ahead of the Olympics