Thanks to its natural resources, sunny climate and excellent facilities, the Upper Engadin is still one of the most popular winter sports destinations in the world. Whether it's skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing or something even more thrilling, you will find it all here.
Snow Kiting on Lake Silvaplana
Let the wind carry you in this snowy version of kiteboarding, on the lake where the sport was invented. The Kite Sailing School by the lake will teach beginners all they need to know about this thrilling pursuit, which is unique among snowsports as it allows travel uphill as well as down. It is also a great way to learn the same techniques used in kiteboarding, without the risk of getting soaked!
Beginning at Sils station, this tour of the Upper Engadin ski areas is a must-do. The route heads toward the top of the Corvatsch at 3,303m, before passing through Hahnensee and St Moritz Bad. Once on the opposite side of the valley, the safari continues to Marguns and down to Celerina, and finally a journey to Lagalb where a 10km glacier run awaits. The entire route covers 99km of downhill runs, but don't worry about getting tired out – there are 22 rest stops along the way, so you can take it at a pace that suits you.
Tandem Paragliding and Hang-Gliding
From an aerial vantage point, the alpine landscape of the Engadin becomes even more stunning – and enjoyed with a friend or a loved one, the experience of looking down over the snow-capped mountains and lakes is all the more special. Once you have returned to solid ground, photos and video recordings are available as souvenirs of your adventure.