Download_on_the_App_Store_Badge_US-UK_RGB_blk_4SVG_092917 ic_keyboard_arrow_right_48px default-skin 2 estm_eng_2chair_lift estm_eng_3chair_lift estm_eng_4chair_liftestm_eng_6chair_liftestm_eng_aerial_cableway estm_eng_funicularestm_eng_gondola_cableway estm_eng_magic_carpet estm_eng_ponylift estm_eng_ski_lift estm_eng_snowtube 4_close Generated by Fontastic.me stm_booking_bergellstm_booking_bike_hotelstm_booking_bus_cable_railway_asteriskstm_booking_busstm_booking_bus_cable_railwaystm_booking_hotel_skipass_bstm_booking_hotel_skipass_bstm_booking_railway_incstm_booking_railway_inc_asterisk

Cresta Run

Unrivalled after 125 years: nothing matches St. Moritz's daredevil Cresta Run.

The legendary Cresta Run was first built in the 1884/85 season, by British officers, and ever since has been one of the great attractions of St. Moritz – there is nothing quite like it anywhere else.

Between Christmas and the beginning of March, more than thirty races take place on this special ice track right beside the Olympia Bob Run. The atmosphere remains very British: announcements are all made in English, and many riders wear vintage sports clothing. The best riders can reach speeds approaching 140kph (87mph).

The most famous (or notorious) of the ten corners is Shuttlecock, where riders taking too many risks come out of the run – and automatically become members of the legendary Shuttlecock Club. At first sight, tobogganing on the Cresta Run resembles the Olympic discipline of Skeleton.

However, it cannot really be compared, for the former sport has only ever been practised on one single run in the world – the Cresta Run, here in St. Moritz-Celerina.

There is also a training school for beginners. The members of the St. Moritz Tobogganing Club regard it as a matter of honour to introduce beginners to the sport and to teach them how to practise it correctly.

Homepage:
www.cresta-run.com

Cresta Run



Address
St. Moritz Tourist Information
Via Maistra 12
7500 St. Moritz

T +41 81 837 33 33