The mountains need a lot of work.
With just a few hours before my flight, I took the bus up to the Mountain Cluster. I passed RusSki Gorki (Jumping Center) and Sanski (Sliding Center). Time prevented me from reaching all the way up to the skiing venues at Rosa Khutor or the cross-country at Laura. The roads are choked with construction activity. Dust fills the air. The venues appear in place while the supporting villages are a long way off.
Sorry for the poor quality of the photos, several are from the moving bus and others are obscured by the plumes of dust. Not pleasant to visit at the moment. The Coastal Cluster seems in much better shape.
RusSki Gorki (Jumping Center) has no surrounding village:
SanSki (Sliding Center) has an extensive village in preparation, including a Marriott: