The Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort 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.
The lower base area of Roza Valley at the Mzymta River is at an elevation of 560 meters above sea level. The highest lift is the Caucasus Express gondola, which climbs to the summit of Roza Peak at 2,320 m yielding a total vertical drop of over 1,760 m. The main base area for skiing is at Roza Plateau at 1,170 m. At the eastern edge of the resort is Rosa Stadium, the finish area for the alpine racing events at 940 m, a vertical drop of 1,380 m from the Roza Peak summit