Krasnaya Polyana, the host of Winter Olympics 2014, is a beautiful ski resort located 75 km from Sochi, at 600 meters above sea level, surrounded by picturesque mountains of the Main Caucasus mountain range and has a unique mountain-temperate maritime climate. Krasnaya Polyana offers wonderful holiday opportunities not only for skiers in winter, but also in summer with its quiet, clean air, trekking, rafting, fishing, safari, cycling, horse riding and paragliding opportunities. Air temperature varies from -5-12 ºC at night and 0 +5 ºC during the day in winter, and +18-20 ºC in summer. Solid snow on the lower slopes (at an altitude of 550-600 meters) is set to mid-January, and by March reaches 2 m or more. Skiing season lasts from late December until the second half of April.