Skidding on a Fine Line Through the Winter Forest.

Skatelines

Ice skating at the Skateline Albula
Ice skating through a romantic winter forest? Skidding through a fairy tale of snow and ice while gliding on prepared ice trails? The skatelines Albula and Engadin make it possible.
No slow shuffling on this footpath! These are arguable three of the most beautiful ice rinks on earth and certainly the only ice ‚trails‘. The ice paths in Albula and Engadin are unique and spectacular. The so called «Skatelines» run through the winter forest and guarantees thrills as well as sights. The trails, which  are open (weather permitting) from the middle of December till the end of February, offers even seasoned ice professionals completely new perspectives. The inspiration for the ice paths came, as it so often does in Graubünden, from nature. Even the residents lent a hand in the end. The shaded forest paths, over which the ice rink runs, was as smooth as glass in the winter months due to the spray of the neary creek.
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Ice skating trail Engadin (Photo: © Nico Schaerer)
Sur En Ice Trail

One of the most unique paths in the entire region winds through the fairytale forest of the Lower Engadine in winter. The Sur En Ice Trail is a three-kilometre-long skating path that runs as a circuit from Sur En near Sent along the River Inn.

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Skateline in Madulain
Ice Way Madulain

The Ice Way Madulain leads you through a magnificent floodplain landscape along the banks of the River Inn. The play of light from the river, the view of the historic village centre and the tranquillity of the valley floor accompany you along a length of about one kilometre.

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Skateline Albula
The Skateline Albula will remain closed in winter 2021/22.
Skateline Albula

The fastest hiking trail in the world. In winter, the three-kilometre path from Alvaneu to Surava turns into a spectacular ice trail through snow-covered forests along the Albula. The shuttle bus takes you from Surava up to Alvaneu Bad.

… kommt ein kleines Pistenfahrzeug zum Einsatz.
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A Look Behind the Scenes.

Ice Age in the Albula Valley

The Skateline Albula is the result of coincidence and the enthusiasm of the local club.

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