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5 tips for a sporty summer on and off the Engadin Skimarathon route

While there is still snow above, summer has arrived in the valley. Find out here how you use the Engadin Skimarathon route for sport.


Fotographer: Filip Zuan, Copyright: St. Moritz Tourismus

For those looking for action: Km 10 after the start in Maloja

Kitesurfing: When the wind blows through Silvaplana, kite surfers get nervous. At the sea, surfers wait for the perfect wave, in Silvaplana you wait for the perfect wind. Once the infamous Maloja wind has arrived, there is action on the lake. As soon as the notorious wind blows, it quickly becomes colorful on Lake Silvaplana, when a wide variety of kite variations are competing. Would you like to start your adventure? Here you can find out more about kitesurfing on Lake Silvaplana.

For mountain bike specialists: 15 km from the start in Maloja

Mountain bikers meet in St. Moritz, the biker mecca par excellence. The train takes you comfortably up to the Corviglia mountain station. Once at the top you come straight into the flow, uh, onto the flow trail. Whether you are a connoisseur or an action hero, there are countless bike trails at your feet. You are spoiled for choice: which bike trail do you want today? Here you can find out more about the bike opportunities on the Corviglia.

For the brave: 19 km from the start in Maloja

Swimming in Lej da Staz: Lake Staz is known as a bathing lake in the Engadin and has long since ceased to be an insider tip. Insider tip or not, the lake still enchants with its majestic panoramic view: pure nature. How high is the water temperature in the lake at the moment? We don't know for sure. But you will definitely find out soon, at the latest when you enjoy the first laps in the lake. Here you can find out more about jumping into the water.

For mountaineers: Km 21 from the start in Maloja

In Pontresina you are close to the mountains - very close. Pontresina is the starting point for countless beautiful mountain tours. Glacier trekking on the Diavolezza is not an everyday tour. The glacier tour takes mountain lovers to a very special vantage point in the middle of the Bernina massif. Glacier trekking should only be done in the company of a mountain guide. Here  you can find out more about glacier trekking

For Nordic fans: Km 34 after starting in Maloja

Cross-country skiing is also possible in summer. Not on a white surface, as is usual in winter, but on asphalt paths and with rollers under the slats. The roller ski route leads from La Punt to S-chanf and is suitable for everyone who does not want to do without cross-country skiing even in summer. With a bit of luck, the wind will even be at your back.