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Corvatsch is a captivating ski resort with a dynamic atmosphere and an impressive variety of skiing opportunities. Situated at an altitude of 1,870m, this Swiss resort forms part of the Upper Engadine ski area, offering 120km of skiable terrain, it is favoured for its reliable snowfall and stunning views of the Engadine lake plateau.

With a well-organised and expansive lift system and conveniently linked to the neighbouring resort of St. Moritz, there is a vast amount of terrain waiting to be explored. Corvatsch is best suited for intermediate and advanced skiers, offering some thrilling runs and off-piste skiing. However, it also caters to beginners with a variety of slopes specifically designed for them. Discover our comprehensive guide to skiing in Corvatsch.

Corvatsch Ski Area

The ski area in Corvatsch is divided into three main areas; Furtschellas, Corvatsch Murtèl and Corvatsch Summit, which are all interconnected. The ski area consists of 23 runs, of which 35% are blue, 40% red and 25% black.

Beginner Skiing in Corvatsch

Corvatsch offers a variety of gentle, wide runs ideal for beginners. There are two main nursery slopes, one at Corvatsch Murtèl and one at Furtschellas. Once beginners have mastered the nursery slopes, there are several beginner-friendly areas to check out, like the blue runs at Furtschellas. The easier runs in Corvatsch are typically at higher altitudes, becoming more challenging as you descend to the resort, hence we recommend taking the lifts back down if you’re still building confidence.

Intermediate Skiing in Corvatsch

Corvatsch is an excellent resort for intermediate skiers looking to expand their skills. With an array of blue and red runs to explore, intermediate skiers are spoilt for choice. The Corvatsch Murtèl area is ideal for lower-intermediate skiers, with plenty of wide, rolling blue runs. More advanced intermediate skiers should head to the Corvatsch Summit for a thrilling descent. One of our favourite runs in this area for intermediate skiers is the red run from the Corvatsch Summit to Murtèl, offering panoramic views and a thrilling descent of 1000m.

Advanced Skiing in Corvatsch

Corvatsch is renowned as a premier resort for advanced skiers. The black run from the Corvatsch Summit to Murtèl is a must-try. It offers a challenging descent of 1500m, providing adrenaline-pumping action for experienced skiers. For a greater challenge, try the Hahnensee run, starting at Corvatsch Summit and ending in St. Moritz, this ungroomed mogul descent is sure to test your skills and stamina!

Off-piste Skiing in Corvatsch

Corvatsch is a paradise for advanced skiers, offering some of the best lift-served off-piste skiing in Switzerland. From steep chutes to snowy bowls, there is a plethora of off-piste terrain to discover. One of the most popular off-piste areas is the Fuorcla Surlej. Accessed from the top of the Corvatsch cable car, this route offers a thrilling 1,000m vertical drop! We recommend booking a local guide or instructor when venturing off-piste to ensure your safety.


Corvatsch offers a rich and varied skiing experience for all levels of skiers. Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn, an intermediate skier aiming to enhance your skills, or an advanced skier in search of thrilling runs and off-piste adventures, Corvatsch has something for everyone. Its stunning scenery, reliable snowfall, and well-organised lift system make it an ideal destination for a ski holiday.

Book Ski Lessons in Corvatsch with Maison Sport

Regardless of your skill level, Corvatsch has something to offer every skier. To enhance your skiing experience, we recommend booking an instructor who can guide you to the best runs for your ability and help refine your skiing technique.