Ski resorts in central Russia was a time, skiing were considered bourgeois sport and condemned by the government. Today, ski resorts in Russia are booming, turning from the "poor relation" in one of the most prestigious occupations. Ski resorts in Central Russia are aimed solely at beginners. In some regions, nature allows skiing until May. Orel city Mtsensk Pension "ZIL" Holiday "ZIL" one of the traditional ski resorts of Mtsensk (Oryol oblast), located 320 kilometers from Moscow. Pension is situated on the banks of the river Zushi, on the site of a former nobleman's estate.
In total resort offers skiing for 10 runs the length of about 12 thousand feet, which serve 8 lifts. The total length of tracks over 4 kilometers. The length of individual runs from 300 to 600 meters with a height difference of 50 up to 80 meters. There are trails with steep and profiles for both beginners and experienced skiers. There are trails for classification competitions, hire of ski equipment. There is a lighted trail for night skiing. Conducted vocational training for adults and children 4 years old. Ski resorts near Moscow still very popular with tourists are the ski resorts in the suburbs.
Moscow – the edge of forests, rivers, lakes and even the mountains and caves! And all this distance of no more than 2-3 hours away from the walls of the Moscow Kremlin. The average January temperature is -10. Modern Moscow covers an area of 46,000 square kilometers. Ski Resort "Sorochany" At 54 kilometers from Moscow in an ecologically clean area of the Klin-Dmitrov Ridge Dmitrov district, built the large, modern, year-round resort near Moscow. On its vast territory of more than 300 hectares, is the most high artificially created hill in the suburbs. This miracle of engineering and construction of thought emerged as a result of increasing the main hill at 30 meters.