Switzerland
Country
5 days
Duration
Moderate
Difficulty
Breakfast
Board
Yes
Luggage transfer

A Trail Runner’s Paradise Around the Bernina Massif

Embark on an exhilarating trailrunning adventure that winds through the enchanting landscapes of the Bernina massif. From Diavolezza to the Val da Fain and Roseg valleys, and all the way down to the serene lakes of Silvaplana and Sils, every kilometer of this tour is a true delight. Countless trails crisscross the valley sides and traverse the passes of the Engadine, offering boundless opportunities for exploration.

Key Highlights:

  • A Runner’s Haven: Ambitious trail runners will find their ultimate playground in the Bernina Trailrunning Tour. Between the Bernina and Maloja passes, some of the most spectacular trails in the Alps await your eager footsteps, promising heart-pounding ascents and thrilling descents.
  • Excellent Infrastructure: The tour is designed for experienced trail runners, but excellent infrastructure provides flexibility. You can tailor the adventure to your needs, with options to shorten the journey if necessary.
  • Alpine Challenge: Tackling this tour unaided requires top-tier fitness, extensive experience in mountain running across alpine terrain, and unwavering surefootedness. It’s an adventure that pushes your limits and rewards your determination with breathtaking alpine vistas.

For trail runners seeking an epic challenge in one of the world’s most stunning alpine regions, the Bernina Trailrunning Tour is a journey that promises adventure, exhilaration, and indelible memories.

 

Start July to September
Time of departure Flexible
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
4 overnight stays incl. breakfast
Luggage transfer
Cable car rides accoring to programme
Carefully elaborated route.
Service hotline
Detailed travel documentation (1x per room) incl. Switzerland Mobility Plus subscription
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
Flight + public transport
Travel insurance
Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!

*This tour is based on a minimum of two participants. Only the services mentioned above are included in the price.

Additional information

MonthAugust, July, September

The Bernina Trailrunning Tour offers experienced runners an exhilarating journey around the Bernina massif, featuring breathtaking landscapes, challenging ascents, and thrilling descents. With excellent infrastructure for flexibility and a need for top-tier fitness and alpine terrain expertise, it’s an adventure that tests limits and rewards with stunning alpine vistas.

Data:

Total distance: 53 km
H+: 3290 m
H-: 2845 m
Level: Medium to advanced

1

Arrival to Bernina Pass

Arrival to Bernina Pass

2

Bernina Pass – Pontresina

An idyllic climb and then one of the most beautiful trail running sections in Switzerland begins. First up to the lakes of Diavolezza and Las Collinas and then by cable car down into the picturesque Val da Fein. Countless serpentines take you up to almost 3,000 metres to Fuorcla Pischa, before you finish the tour with a descent past Alp Languard. In Pontresina you can proudly put your feet up after the tough first stage.

Data:

Length: 22.5 km
Duration: 4-6 hours
H+: 1790 m
H-: 1350 m

3

Pontresina – Surlej

The easy ascent into Val Roseg is a real pleasure. From the mountain restaurant onwards it becomes a little more sporty, but it is above all the wonderful views of the nearby glaciers that will take your breath away.

Data:

Length: 14 km
Duration: 3-4 hours
H+: 1075 m
H-: 180 m

4

Surlej – Maloja

Take the cable car up to Murtel and run along a scenic path down to Sils. Now change the side of the valley and up to Crevasalvas. The first Heidi film was shot here and you run through pure mountain idyll down to Maloja.

Data:

Length: 16.5 km
Duration: 3-4 hours
Height +: 425 m
Height-: 1315 m

5

Departure or extension

Departure or extension by own choice

Arrival by public transport to the Bernina Pass.
Departure by boat and bus from Maloja via Plaun da Lej to Samedan. Connection to the Rhaetian Railway from here. Duration: approx. 1-2 hours

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