Cross-country skiing opening
Cross-Country Skiing Opening

Pontresina Cross-Country Opening

Situated at an altitude of 1800 m above sea level Pontresina offers the perfect setting for ideal snow conditions in the early winter. And the first kilometres of cross-country skiing trails are ready by the end of November. The 3.3 km snow-covered Cuntschett circuit provides the perfect terrain for skiing the season’s first kilometres, for both leisurely and seriously competitive skiers.

Pontresina Tourism, in collaboration with the three local cross-country skiing schools Schweizer Langlaufzentrum, Bernina Sport and Fähndrich Sport organise this attractive offer. Sign up today with the form below or get more information at Fähndrich Sport +41 81 842 71 55 or info@faehndrich-sport.ch.


Course 1: Thursday, 28.11., until Sunday, 01.12.2019
Course 2: Sunday, 01.12., until Wednesday, 04.12.2019

Offer includes

    • Welcoming drink
    • Cross-country skiing lessons in different ability groups, for beginners and proficient skiers
    • Total of six hours per three-day course
    • Video-based recordings of technique
    • Daily stretching routines
    • Hotel accommodation with half-board at the hotel of your choice
    • Snowshoe safari
    • Waxing presentation

Rental equipment

Top rental skis with boots and sticks for classic or skate skiing: special three-day rate of CHF 60.-


Sign up at +41 81 842 71 55

Hotels & prices

Package price per person; half board in double room and cross-country skiing lessons inclusive:

  • Hotel Station CHF 495.-
    (double room for single usage CHF 20.-/night)
  • Sporthotel CHF 560.-
    (single room surcharge CHF 20.-/night)
  • Hotel Müller CHF 560.-
    (single room surcharge CHF 20.-/night)
  • Hotel Palü CHF 560.-
    (single room surcharge CHF 20.-/night)

exclusive taxes of CHF 3.10 day/person
Course without hotel CHF 165.-


  • Thursday or Sunday evening: Welcome drink at 6.30pm
  • Friday until Sunday or Monday until Wednesday: CC-lessons of each 2 hours (10am -12am)
  • Snowshoe hiking in and around Pontresina
  • waxing lecture with a local specialist