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Cross-country skiing recommended route

The original route of the Engadin Skimarathon

Cross-country skiing · Maloja / Maloggia
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On the 42 km long marathon course the athletes move over frozen lakes, past typical Engadin villages and through a unique winter landscape to S-chanf.
Skating, Classic
difficult
Distance 43.1 km
7:00 h
404 m
554 m
1,983 m
1,649 m
The trail begins in Maloja, runs across the frozen Engadin lakes (Sils, Silvaplana and lake Champfèr) and into the Stazerwald forest to Pontresina. From here the trail follows the valley floor, along the airfield to Bever and on to S-chanf.

Author’s recommendation

In the multi-purpose hall, visitors have a spacious cloakroom with a hot shower and toilets at their disposal.
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,983 m
Lowest point
1,649 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 4.10%Forested/wild trail 48.81%Path 10.73%Road 18.29%Unknown 18.05%
Asphalt
1.8 km
Forested/wild trail
21 km
Path
4.6 km
Road
7.9 km
Unknown
7.8 km
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Tips and hints

A cross-country skiing pass is required to use the cross-country skiing trails. This money covers part of the costs for the preparation and maintenance of the trails. A digital cross-country ski pass is available here.

Start

Maloja (1,799 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'773'953E 1'141'885N
DD
46.405755, 9.701044
DMS
46°24'20.7"N 9°42'03.8"E
UTM
32T 553885 5139370
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Destination

S-chanf

Note

Wildlife refuge Val S-chüra: December 20 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Parking

Multi-purpose hall Maloja

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'773'953E 1'141'885N
DD
46.405755, 9.701044
DMS
46°24'20.7"N 9°42'03.8"E
UTM
32T 553885 5139370
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Equipment can be rented from the local sports shop "Giacometti Sport, Maloja".

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cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
43.1 km
Duration
7:00 h
Ascent
404 m
Descent
554 m
Highest point
1,983 m
Lowest point
1,649 m
Public-transport-friendly Classic Skating Refreshment stops available Linear route

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