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Winter Trail Running: Maloja-St. Moritz

Trail running · Engadin St.Moritz
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  • the frozen lake scenery of the Engadin
    / the frozen lake scenery of the Engadin
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  • / frozen lake of Sils
    Photo: Engadin St. Moritz
  • / Trail runner on the lake of Silvaplana
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Over the frozen Engadin lakes from Maloja to St. Moritz
moderate
Distance 16.7 km
2:27 h
4 m
41 m
From the starting point at the post office in Maloja, take the winter hiking trail to the lake of Sils. Follow the winter hiking trail parallel to the Engadine Skimarathon trail over the frozen lake of Sils, then over the frozen lake of Silvaplana and finally over the frozen lake of Champfèr. After passing the Lej Marsch and the Olympic ski jump, you will reach the finish in St. Moritz. Trail running through the frozen Engadin lake landscape at it's best! 

 

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

winter hiking trail report: www.engadin.ch/en/slopes-tracks/winter-hiking-trails/ 

Author’s recommendation

Pay attention on the wind direction. With Maloja wind, the tour is much more pleasant.
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Engadin St. Moritz
Update: February 12, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,813 m
Lowest point
1,772 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Never use trails over the lakes until they are officially prepared and marked as open.

Start

Post office Maloja (1,809 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'773'528E 1'141'643N
DD
46.403689, 9.695432
DMS
46°24'13.3"N 9°41'43.6"E
UTM
32T 553455 5139136
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Destination

Cross-country ski centre St. Moritz

Turn-by-turn directions

Maloja - lake of Sils - Sils - lake of Silvaplana - lake of Champfèr - Lej Marsch - cross-country ski centre St. Moritz

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Take the Engadin Bus or the Postbus to Maloja Post

Parking

Some parking spaces are opposite the post office

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'773'528E 1'141'643N
DD
46.403689, 9.695432
DMS
46°24'13.3"N 9°41'43.6"E
UTM
32T 553455 5139136
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Trail Running

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Comfortable running shoes
  • Trail running socks
  • Vest pack
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Blister kit
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Headlamp
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.7 km
Duration
2:27 h
Ascent
4 m
Descent
41 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route

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