Snowshoe tours

Snowshoe tours in Pontresina, the Engadine

With snowshoes under your feet through snowy forests to idyllic viewpoints and around the frozen lakes - Pontresina offers many snowshoe trails off the beaten track. Guided tours can be booked on site at the tourist information. Choose between a two-hour beginner’s tour, short - or day tours. Tip: A snowshoe hike by moonlight.
Interactive Snowshoe Map

Pontresina offers many snowshoe trails off the beaten track.

Bernina snowshoe tour: Pontresina – Ospizio Bernina

The starting point of this signet snowshoe trail is at the Surovas train station in Pontresina. The trail runs along the river to Morteratsch train station. To reach the next signed snowshoe trail, the train can be taken to the station Bernina Suot. From there you continue on the trail to the Ospizio Bernina. Enjoy a snowshoe trail right in the UNESCO world heritage along the Rhaetian Railway where you can leave the trail at each station. Please pay attention to the security advises.

Start: Railway station Surovas. Finish: Ospizio Bernina. Length: Pontresina – Morteratsch 4.5km, Bernina Suot – Ospizio Bernina 6.5km. Duration: Pontresina – Morteratsch 1 ½ hrs., Bernina Suot – Ospizio Bernina 2 ½ hrs. Difference in altitude: Pontresina – Morteratsch 120m, Bernina Suot – Ospizio Bernina 230m. Train ride: Morterasch – Bernina Suot approx. 10min.

Snowshoe trail Pontresina – Celerina

The snowshoe trail "Pontresina - Celerina" may be used one-way or for roundtrips. At the entry points, watch out for the arrows and let yourself be guided through the silence of nature, hiking in the magic of snow-covered Staz forest and across moorland glades under a heavy snow cover.

Start: Langlaufzentrum Pontresina. Finish: San Gian Church in Celerina. Length: Pontresina – Celerina - Pontresina 6 - 7km.

Hiking report, hiking tips and guided tours

All information, hiking tips, and the current trail report available at: Unguided snowshoe hikes are at your own risk. Snowshoe hikers are kindly requested to respect the wildlife protection zones and adjust their behaviour. Following shops and schools are offering guided tours:

Bergsteigerschule Pontresina
Via Maistra 163
CH-7504 Pontresina
Tel. +41 81 842 82 82

Fähndrich Sport
Via Maistra 169
CH-7504 Pontresina
Tel. +41 81 842 71 55

Schweizer Langlauf- und Bikezentrum Pontresina
Langlaufzentrum Cuntschett 1
CH-7504 Pontresina
Tel. +41 81 838 83 88