Where to ride a cheesecake
Ruddy cheeks, sparkling drifts, ice slides are invariable attributes of winter fun, which are always popular. And adults, and children skis, sleds, skates and call to spend the day in the fresh frosty air. In recent years, skiing has been added to winter entertainments. Such an active rest in the frosty air, accompanied by the sonorous laughter of children, will be remembered for a long time.
Where to ride a "cheesecake"? How to do it without injury and not cause trouble to others? You can choose specially equipped slides. And you can get settled on the forest slopes or in the parks.
What is a "cheesecake"?
"Cheesecake", or inflatable tubing - special rubberized sleigh for skiing with slides. They perfectly slip. For them, one does not need to look for an ice cover - a fairly small snow layer. How and where to ride on "cheesecake"?
All tubing differ in size and carrying capacity. There are very small for children 2-4 years old (size 75-80 cm). Toddlers should be rolled only under the supervision of an adult with a hill not more than 1 meter high. It is best to use tubing as a toboggan and roll a small child on a snowy road.
There are medium and large "cheesecake" (size from 90 to 130 cm). They are designed for riding an adult or his joint trip with a child. Their carrying capacity is up to 120 kg. You can ride with the child in the event that his age reached 7 years.
"Cheesecakes" are made of awning PVC. This is a modern material that, if observed with simple rules, will last for several seasons. Keep the tube in a folded form with a blown camera.
On a sunny winter day, it's easy to find a place where you can ride on "cheesecakes" from the mountain. There are certain safety rules. To avoid injuries, it is worth sticking to these tips.
It is best to choose a specially equipped place where riding a "cheesecake" will be convenient and safe. Such tracks are, for example, in St. Petersburg and in its suburbs - Yukka, Igor.
- Do not bind a few "cheesecake" towing ropes. It is better to use multi-tubing.
- After skiing, you should clean tubing from clogged stones, ice, sand. This is done so that the "cheesecake" does not tear and last longer.
- Sit in the tubing as much as possible, so as not to touch the ground with your feet.
- If the trip is a joint one with the child, you need to make sure that he is holding his hands on the special attachments.
- Do not tie the tubing to a car or a snowmobile.
- You should not ride with a child (or one baby) on a hill with a springboard.
Skating from forest slopes
If a winter day and beckons to nature - you can ride from the forest hills, slopes. In this case, you should be more careful. Because all responsibility for the safety, life and health of children lies with you. It should be remembered that if you do not hold on to the handles, you can easily fly out of the cheesecake.
- Preliminary check the forest hill, so it does not grow bushes, trees, there were no springboards, obstacles.
- Do not ride while under the influence of alcoholic beverages.
- Do not allow children to descend from the mountain.
- You should not ride a "cheesecake" while standing.
- It is better not to move forward with your back or lying on your stomach. You should always look ahead.
- Before the trip make sure that the hill is free and there is no one else on the trajectory.
Where to ride on "cheesecake" in St. Petersburg?
Small slopes in winter turn into wonderful slides. Children and adults are happy to ride in the parks closest to their home. In the city there are also organized places where you can ride on "cheesecakes". If you buy such sleighs in the store, you can reach the snow slope at any time. In some parts of the city there is a rental of tubing.
Babushkin Park (metro station "Lomonosovskaya"). There you can find a hill to your liking. On natural slopes, you should not ride in warm weather. They end in a stream that is covered with ice only in frost. In warm weather, wooden slides should be preferred. Their maximum height is 9 meters.
"Ice Palace" (metro station Prospekt Bolshevikov). Different in height, the slopes are in the wasteland behind the palace.
Shuvalovsky Park (metro station "Ozerki"). Several slopes with slides. Some of them are dangerous: there are springboards, trees are nearby.
Apple-tree garden, Cupcino (metro station "International"). Beautiful park, a small hill in height.
If there is a desire to spend the whole day in the fresh air - to the services of lovers of outdoor activities ski resorts and parks. There are specially equipped tracks where you can ride on "cheesecake" without risk to health.
For a good mood and fun pastime there is a track for "cheesecake". Its length is 200 meters. Back to the top of the hill you can on the free lift.
Directions by train to Sosnovo (Finlyandsky railway station). Then by buses No. 645, 646 (before reaching Korobitsyno). The whole road will be just over an hour.
The park is located in the southern part of St. Petersburg. A beautiful recreation area, where you can go for a ride on a "cheesecake" for a whole day. Exit to the slope is paid. But the "cheesecake" is allowed to bring your own.
Access by train from the Baltic station to the Mozhaiskaya station. Next - 40 minutes on foot. In addition, there are special buses from the metro station "Moskovskaya" and "Veterans Avenue".
The Golden Valley
It is a ski resort in Korobitsyno, where a track for "cheesecakes" is equipped. The choice of slopes - from extreme to low (for toddlers and their parents).
Access by train from Finland Station to Sosnovo. Then take buses number 645, 646. Or by bus number 678 from the metro station "Ozerki".
Ski resort with two excellent trails for tubing. The slopes are not high, so you can go back to the top of the slides without the services of a ski lift.
Travel by train from Finland station to the stop "69 km". Next - 10 minutes on foot. Or by buses 897, 859 from the metro station Devyatkino.
Pine forest, park near the city, and you can ride here all day. There are various heights of slopes, slopes for "cheesecakes".
Access by train from Finland station to Kuzmolovo. Then - by bus. Or by fixed-route taxi No. 627 (from the metro station "Devyatkino"), No. 333 (from the metro station "Grazhdansky Prospekt"). As well as a special bus from the metro station Prospekt Prosveshcheniya.