Altitude training

St. Moritz is the official Swiss Olympic «High Altitude Training Base». At 1,856 metres above sea level, the centre is located at an ideal altitude for training.

Altitude training: top athletes worldwide swear by it. Endurance athletes, in particular, value St. Moritz’s high altitude at 1,856 metres above sea level. All who train here benefit from the dry and bracing alpine climate and the ideal weather conditions with an average of 322 days of sunshine a year. As a result, St. Moritz makes the perfect choice for training camps.

St. Moritz Tourism is committed to continuously improving its High Altitude Training Base. We rely on your feedback in order to know where to begin.

St. Moritz Tourismus, Sports & Events
Via Maistra 12
7500, St. Moritz

Booking and registration

Please use the following registration form to register athletes.

Facilities & Infrastructure

Alongside the top athletes who prepare for major competitions in the Engadin, other enthusiasts are also welcome to use the facilities – including amateurs as well as non-Olympic sportspeople from Switzerland and abroad. The training facilities are constantly upgraded to the highest standards. 

St. Moritz Tourismus, Sport & Events
Via Maistra 12
7500, St. Moritz


Weight rooms with state-of-the-art equipment, including a weight room specifically for top athletes. Weight machines, free weights, spinning, cross trainers and treadmills. All athletes who receive an Elite Card may use the Gym at the Ludains ice rink, update Fitness in the indoor swimming pool Ovaverva and the Functional Box of update Fitness in St. Moritz Dorf free of charge. 

Access to the weight rooms is not permitted without a reservation.


The Home of Triathlon association offers training support in an ideal setting, tips from professionals for pros and beginners, plus attractive discounts – for individuals and groups alike.

Running Training

Countless running and training routes along the Engadin lakes, through forests and along high-level trails. Starting in St. Moritz Bad, a Vitaparcours trail, three Helsana trails with distance markers, and the popular lake loop, just under 4.5 km long, provide plenty of options. The Finnenbahn woodchip trail at an altitude of 2,500 m near the Corviglia offers a further high-altitude training opportunity.


400-metre track with RUB TAN surface plus grass running track. Facilities for long jump, high jump and pole vaulting, and also shot put.


Orienteering enthusiasts take note: St. Moritz offers you ideal conditions in the midst of an impressive alpine lakeland landscape - altitude training included. Sprint tickets for St. Moritz village and spa are available from St. Moritz Tourism.

OVAVERVA Hallenbad, Spa & Sportzentrum
Via Mezdi 17
7500, St. Moritz


The OVAVERVA Pool, Spa & Sports Centre in St. Moritz offers a 25-metre pool, fun tower, children’s pool, diving pool, in-house spa, gym and outdoor sports centre.

Mountain Biking

Wide variety of mountain bike routes of all levels of difficulty. Bike transport possible on individual cable cars, funiculars and gondolas. Many shops offering rental, maintenance and repair services. Guided tours available plus comprehensive selection of maps – also as GPS routes.

Road Cycling

The charming high valley of the Engadin is more than 80 km long and offers a comprehensive network of roads and trails with numerous options for climbs up to mountain passes as well as circular rides. The roads are in good condition, and the volume of traffic on most roads is modest.

Rowing and canoeing

On Lake Silvaplana and Lake St. Moritz.

Mountaineering and climbing

Wide variety of rock-climbing routes; a paradise for mountaineers. Guided ascents with qualified mountain guides. Three via ferratas and a rope park with routes of different levels of difficulty.


Top-quality, high-altitude football pitch in the neighbouring resort of Celerina.

Alpine Skiing

World-famous centre for training and competition. Many homologated training and competition pistes.

Cross-country skiing

About 200 km of regularly maintained trails, in some cases homologated for competitions. Highlight: the route of the Engadin Skimarathon across the Engadin’s frozen lakes.

Bobsleigh, luge and skeleton

Olympia Bob Run from St. Moritz to Celerina for bobsleigh, monobob, skeleton and luge: the world’s only natural-ice bobsleigh run, with additional junior start. Additional ice track (the legendary Cresta Run) for skeleton from St. Moritz to Celerina.

Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Curling, Bavarian Curling

Ice rink from mid-July to mid-April for ice hockey, speed skating (short track) and figure skating training. In winter, additional natural ice rink. Also available: facilities for curling and Bavarian curling.


Tennis and squash centre: Five tennis courts, including three indoor courts and a paddle court. Tennis school with experienced instructors, shop and restaurant.

Eisplatz Eisarena Ludains
Via Ludains 5
7500, St. Moritz

Martial Arts

Budo hall with about 100 square metres of judo mats at the Eisarena Ludains sports complex. Ideal facilities for training in oriental martial arts.


Modern shooting facilities. 300-metre range for air rifles. 25 m and 50 m for pistols.

St. Moritz Tourismus, Sport & Events
Via Maistra 12
7500, St. Moritz

Sports hall for team sports

Limited number of gymnasiums of various sizes (St. Moritz 2-fold, Celerina 2-fold, Samedan 3-fold). The halls must be reserved and are subject to a fee.

The staff of St. Moritz Tourism will be happy to help.

Medical support

Sports medical care and performance diagnostics in the Swiss Olympic Medical Base at Klinik Gut. State-of-the-art medical, orthopaedic and traumatology services, including physiotherapy and medical training therapy advice.

Full-body cryotherapy session

Full-body cryotherapy sessions can be booked at the Clinica Holistica Engiadina in Susch or in the cryosauna at the Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski in St. Moritz.

Health Spa

Medical Therapy Centre Heilbad St. Moritz: Combines the latest medical findings with the benefits of traditional spa culture, physiotherapy and massages.

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