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Trailrun Sils

Trail running · Engadin & St.Moritz
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  • Blick auf den Silsersee
    Blick auf den Silsersee
    Photo: Silvan Caderas, Engadin St. Moritz Tourismus AG
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Run around Lake of Sils
easy
Distance 18.4 km
3:42 h
752 m
753 m
2,496 m
1,797 m
At Sils Baselgia you start the circular trail and walk along the calm, turquoise waters of Lake Sils. After following the shore of the picturesque lake to the other end, cross the road at the first houses of Maloja and leave the lake. Now the stony trail up to Lägh dal Lunghin (2484 meters) begins. All around the lake you can enjoy a great alpine panorama with the Piz Lunghin, the Piz Grevasalvas and even higher snow-covered peaks in the distance, which form the border to Italy: Piz Roseg, Piz Fedoz, Cima di Rosso and Cima di Castello.

On the way back, the trail is a bit bumpier at first until you pass the small village of Grevasalvas, where the charming stone and wooden houses invite you to take a break and forget about time. Although the village is a small detour, but the few meters you have to climb up to the trail are worth it. The further descent follows the Via Engiadina, a gentle, unpaved single trail down to the glistening waters of Lake Sils. 

 

More information
Engadin St. Moritz Tourismus AG
Via Maistra 1 
CH-7500 St. Moritz
Phone: +41 81 830 00 01
E-mail: allegra@engadin.ch 
Internet: www.engadin.ch 

Author’s recommendation

This tour is especially beautiful in autumn when the larches are golden.

On the pass Lunghin, above the Lägh Lunghin there is a triple watershed.

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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: September 07, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,496 m
Lowest point
1,797 m
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Track types

Forested/wild trail 11%Path 83.91%Road 5.08%
Forested/wild trail
2 km
Path
15.4 km
Road
0.9 km
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Sils Baselgia (1,797 m)
Coordinates:
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2'777'986E 1'145'202N
DD
46.434522, 9.754744
DMS
46°26'04.3"N 9°45'17.1"E
UTM
32T 557982 5142604
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Destination

Sils Baselgia

Turn-by-turn directions

Sils Baselgia - Isola - Maloja, Capo Lago - Lägh Lunghin - Plaun Grand - Via Engiadina - Sils Baselgia

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'777'986E 1'145'202N
DD
46.434522, 9.754744
DMS
46°26'04.3"N 9°45'17.1"E
UTM
32T 557982 5142604
w3w 
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
18.4 km
Duration
3:42 h
Ascent
752 m
Descent
753 m
Highest point
2,496 m
Lowest point
1,797 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights

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