The mountains of the Engadin are high, yet some of their slopes are usually gentle. That means you can scale almost every peak on touring skis. A single lifetime is definitely too short to ride all our mountains. We reveal which ski tours you really should not miss.
Some ski tours start right down in the village. Enthusiasts who like to save themselves a few vertical metres of ascent can take the funicular up to Muottas Muragl, or head up to the Julier Pass or Bernina Pass by bus, train or car. The Diavolezza, meanwhile, is the gateway to the “Ballroom of the Alps”: the high-altitude ascents of the Piz Palü (3,901 m) and the challenging Piz Bernina (4,049 m) enchant ski mountaineers from all over the world.
Anyone who has scaled a mountain on touring skis will recognise it ever after from far off. Discover the Engadin and its ski touring mountains yourself, too. You want to conquer our mountains? mountain sports without adrenalin is Disneyland.
Snowy slopes, glorious views, thrilling descents.
Our mountain guides know where conditions are good and safe. The Pontresina Mountaineering School offers one-day ski tours, avalanche awareness courses and freeride trips. Multi-day tours along Graubünden’s “Haute Route” are also popular, along with ski mountaineering ascents of the Piz Palü.
From the first snow to the last spring tour – during the long Engadin winter season you can collect countless memorable mountaineering moments. At an avalanche training course, «on tour» or while taking a well-deserved rest in a cosy mountain hut. Enjoy alpine warmth, hospitality and camaraderie in the Engadin.