Scuol Motta Naluns Snowboarding
The 38th most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.
Saturday 24 November 2018 06:38 GMT
Southeast of Zurich and Chur, the Scuol Motta Naluns Ski Area has 25 pistes totaling 80km that are served by 13 lifts ranging from 1250m up to 2785m. The level of difficulty ranges from 40% intermediate to 45% advanced to 15% expert. Situated between the Engadin Dolomites and the Silvretta peaks, the village of Scuol retains old world charm along with a predominant Romansh speaking population.
Freeriders will enjoy the sidecountry terrain in the Salanvia-Champatsch-Salez region of Motta Naluns ski area. For instance, the Mot Da Ri lift accesses steep faces and open bowls that are popular with freeriders.
If you're looking for some adventure, make sure to explore the Traumpiste ("dream slope") #33 from the Salaniva top station (2710m) all the way down to the village of Sent (1430m). This is a intermediate 12km piste descending 1280m offers exceptional vistas of the remote alpine. Running parallel to the Traumpiste, there is an off-piste route that is fun to explore. About half way down, there is the popular Sömmi bar which is worth stopping at to warm up. After the hutte, there is a fast descent through the forests on the way to Sent. There is a ski bus from the center of the village of Sent that returns you to the lifts in Scuol.
At the end of the day of snowboarding in Scuol, look for apres ski up on the mountain at the Chammanna Nalums bar, and then follow it with Marmotta at the Bergbahnen Scuol base.
Overall, Scuol Motta Naluns is the 38th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 79 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland.