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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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Over the frozen Engadin lakes from Maloja to St. Moritz
moderate
Distance 16.7 km
2:27 h
4 m
41 m
1,813 m
1,772 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
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Track types

Asphalt 2.09%Nature trail 28.15%Path 1.11%Road 15.55%Unknown 53.08%
Asphalt
0.3 km
Nature trail
4.7 km
Path
0.2 km
Road
2.6 km
Unknown
8.9 km
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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:
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2'773'528E 1'141'643N
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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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16.7 km
Duration
2:27 h
Ascent
4 m
Descent
41 m
Highest point
1,813 m
Lowest point
1,772 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route

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