Winter sports in Pontresina

Winter sports in Pontresina

Snow sports, winter hiking, horse racing

Cross-country skiers feel particularly at home in Pontresina. And that’s no surprise: 220 kilometres of groomed trails run through the Upper Engadine lake landscape and its side valleys. Extensive ski areas with 350 kilometres of perfectly prepared dream slopes and approx. 60 transport facilities await skiers and snowboarders. In addition to the slopes, numerous ski huts dotted throughout the landscape provide ambience, fun, and Alpine cuisine. But winter in Pontresina and the Upper Engadine has much more to offer.

 More winter activities

You can get an overview of the wide range of winter activities on the Pontresina website:

Our winter tips

1. Curling match

Various well-kept rinks and small and large tournaments await you in and around Pontresina. Somehow soothing - whether as a participant or spectator. Plus fresh mountain air and a pleasantly warming cup of mulled wine. To the Roseg ice drink.

2. Cross-country skiing paradise

The dreamlike snow-covered natural landscape, clear air, wonderful cross-country trails...Pontresina is a true cross-country skiing paradise. An absolute highlight: gliding from St. Moritz over the frozen lakes and experiencing the impressive Engadine mountain landscape. The approximately 13-kilometre-long route leads over the Lej da Champfèr, the Silvaplaner and Silsersee lakes to Maloja and is part of the Engadin Skimarathon.

3. Panorama on Muottas Muragl

Lakes, mountains, sun. A breathtaking panorama and an adventurous ride on the Engadine's first funicular railway. Plus a glass of wine and Engadine specialities on the panorama terrace. More about Muottas Muragl.

4. Museum-Day

In the Museum Alpin, Alpine culture, fauna, flora, geology and the development of the mountaineering village of Pontresina await you in an old Engadine house. Or in St. Moritz, the Museum Engiadinais and Segantini Museum with the Triptych.

5. Glacier run Diavolezza

Wild, fascinating and beautiful - welcome to the longest glacier run in Switzerland. This unprepared piste stretches over eight kilometres on the Pers and Morteratsch glaciers directly under Piz Palü.