This race takes place in the southeast of Switzerland where the neighboring towns of St. Moritz and Pontresina are known for their mix of nature, culture, and sport. Located in the Upper Engadin lake region at 1856 meters, the area offers an exceptional mountain ambience.
All four Ultraks categories; the GoVertical 1400m of elevation gain over 6.5 km which is the prologue to the event and held on the Friday night, the “Steinbock” (16.3 km) which takes place in an area frequented by wild goats, “Corvatsch” (30.1 km) and “Bernina Gletscher Marathon” (42.2 km), start off in the center of Pontresina and follow two course loops into the enthralling Engadin mountains. The courses head up towards Piz Muragl situated above Pontresina and then into the Rosatsch region. The “Corvatsch” and “BGM” courses will take place in front of the mighty backdrop of the Piz Surlej, Piz Bernina and Piz Corvatsch mountains. The VK is on Friday night and goes right to the top of Piz Languard at 3200m elevation. There is also a 1.5 km children’s race in the morning. Register early for the best price!