Diverse winter sports offer
With 90% red pistes (medium difficulty) Silvaplana is above all a destination for intermediate and advanced skiers. Several steep, non-rolled runs and some mogul pistes promise thrills. Beginners will find wide pistes with a slight piste at the middle station Murtèl and in the area of Furtschellas - ideal for families and peace-loving skiers. The ski resort Silvaplana also has the longest floodlit piste in Switzerland (4.2 km). Above the Hahnensee, this piste leads directly to the ski area of St. Moritz. Once a week the Snow Night Corvatsch is held on this piste. This colorful festival, unique in the Alps, attracts with mulled wine, music and numerous animations.
Silvaplana offers numerous routes for winter walkers, on foot or on snowshoes. They lead through an intact nature with snow-capped pine forests and frozen mountain lakes. From Silvaplana, cross-country skiers have direct access to the 200 km of cross-country skiing in Engadin St. Moritz. Silvaplana is also located on the famous cross-country ski marathon route of Engadine. In Silvaplana you can also learn cross-country skiing. The cross-country ski school offers introductory and advanced training courses in classic and skating style. Numerous powder covered areas are available for carving and freeride fans. A snow park with half-pipe, ice rink and curling areas complete the winter sports activities of Silvaplana.
Eldorado of snowkiting
Due to the steady and strong wind coming from Maloja, Silvaplana has become a worldwide meeting place for sailing fans: surfing, windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing. The main attraction around Lake Silvaplana is snowkiting, a skating sport that is a perfect combination of surfing and skiing (or snowboarding). Ever since it was invented on Lake Silvaplana, this exciting sport has drawn numerous fans from all over the world to Silvaplana.
Every day they wait impatiently for the regular, strong wind that blows around noon from Moleja to Silvaplana. A magnificent, colorful spectacle then begins on the frozen lake and in the blue sky.
Fans of snowboarding and freestyle will find the adrenaline kick in the snowpark of Silvaplana. Located in the middle station Murtèl, the "Engadinsnow Freestyle Park Corvatsch" has a half-pipe of 7 m height and 140 m length. Snowboarders and freestylers of all levels will find suitable obstacles there: three lines (beginner, advanced, professional), bag jump, ski jump, wallride, boardercross course and relaxation area. In January and February, the best snowboarders and freestylers from all over the world gather here for the freestyle competition "Engadinsnow".