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2018 Rosa Khutor, Russia

20-27 January, 2018

LocationRosa Khutor, Russia – 40 km from the city of Sochi, location for the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Theme: The world working together to improve safety and enjoyment in the mountains

Hosted by: Russia Rescue & Rosa Khutor


  • Earlybird Registration: 1 May 2017 – 31 October 2017
  • Standard Registration: 1 November 2017 – 18 December 2017


  • Earlybird Registration: twin share €1150; single room €1350
  • Standard Registration: twin share €1350; single room €1550

Attendees will be able to book additional days at Rosa Khutor prior to and after the Congress €125/night.

AccomodationRosa Springs Hotel (4 star)

Arrival: Saturday 20 January 2018

Departure: Saturday 27 January 2018

Getting there: By air from Moscow to Sochi International Airport (1,369 km – 2hr 10min). A round trip to Sochi on Aeroflot is as low as USD$84. Aeroflot still serves free real meals and wine in economy.

From Sochi International airport:

  • City bus #105 and #135 to bus stop “Rosa Khutor”.
  • From bus stop “Rosa Khutor” to Rosa Springs Hotel, you can use funicular railway “Olympia”.
  • From the funicular railway station “Rosa Plato” the hotel is nearby.

Visas: Visas are required. An invitation letter will be sent to you with your registration confirmation. You will need this with your application for your visa at your local Russian Embassy/Consulate.

About Rosa Khutor: The Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort (Russian: Ро́за Ху́тор) is an alpine ski resort in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located at the Aibga Ridge of the Western Caucasus along the Roza Khutor plateau near Krasnaya Polyana. Constructed from 2003 to 2011, it hosted the alpine skiing events for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, based in nearby Sochi. The resort is 50 kilometers east of the Black Sea at Sochi; the majority of the slopes at Rosa Khutor face northeast, with the backside slopes facing southwest.

  • Nearest city Sochi – 50 km
  • Nearest town Krasnaya Polyana – 10 km
  • Coordinates 43.646°N 40.332°E
  • Vertical 1,380 m (4,528 ft)
  • Top elevation 2,509 m (8,231 ft)
  • Base elevation 940 m (3,084 ft)
  • Lift system comprises 26 lifts:
    • 7 gondolas (8 person)
    • 9 chairlifts
    • 6 T-bars
    • 4 magic carpets
  • 3 Terrain park


2018FIPSRosaKhutorRussia Fact Sheet updated 31Mar17


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