The Vinschgau, Finale Ligure, Tenerife, Whistler, or Moab. Yes, and Engadine St. Moritz. In recent years, the Upper Engadin has won a place in the Hall of Fame of the best mountain resorts worldwide. And right at its very heart is Pontresina, renowned not only as the starting point for the famous Bernina Express tour to Poschiavo: "Pontresina has everything mountain bikers are looking for," says Alexander Pampel, host at the Sporthotel Pontresina. In the summer, this passionate mountain biker has geared his hotel toward biking guests. But he is not the only one, as a glance at the Pontresina hotel list shows. Bikers also benefit from well-equipped bike shops and bike schools with attractive weekly programmes.