# 3 Run the BGM

Trail running in the spectacular world of the Bernina glacier. In two days you will run 42.2 kilometres through the breathtaking Bernina massif, surrounded by Piz Bernina and Piz Palü. But it’s not only the landscape of the high alpine Engadine mountain massif that makes the king’s route of Bernina Ultraks so special, the different surfaces also challenge you as a runner: from asphalt, classic trails, glacier moraine and even crossing the glacier ice, everything is included.

3 guided tours on the original BGM distance with our Ultraks ambassador Roberto Rivola

Training of an economical, efficient and safe running style in various terrains

Tips for your training and route planning

All camp participants benefit form early bird rates for their bib for Bernina Ultraks

Price: 420 CHF


06. – 08.08.2021
17. – 19.09.2021

Group Size

4+ participants




1 overnight stay at Berghaus Diavolezza

Required items

Running shoes with profile (trail shoes)
Mobile phone


Running vest with drinks
Poles (can be rented on site)
Headband / Cap
Sun cream
Tracking device / Tracking App


Important note: For safety reasons, glacier passages of the Bernina Glacier Marathon route are not suitable for individual training and can only be run with official Ultraks trail guides.

Trail Coach

Roberto Rivola is Swiss Athletics certified mountainrunning guide with a passion for mountain and desert races.
He has run 10 stage races up to 250 km in different deserts (Sahara, Gobi, Atacama, Namibia) and in rough terrain (Hawaii, Grand Canyon, Iceland).
The Engadine mountains are his home, therefore mountain running competitions up to 170 km are also part of his palmarès, among others Swissalpine, Irontrail, Swisspeaks, etc., mostly with podium finishes in his age group.
Roberto has explored practically every trail in the Engadine valley and can explain the Engadine mountains and give trail running advice in English, German, Italian and French.



until 15:00 Arrival
16:00 Welcome, seminar briefing and equipment check
Short run


08:30 Meetup @ GoVertical
09:00 Trail Run to the Diavolezza (20 km, incl. breaks)
19:00 Hut evening on the Diavolezza
Overnight stay on the Diavolezza


7:00 Morning activation
7:30 Common breakfast
10:00 Trail Run back to Pontresina (14km incl. breaks)
16:00 Feedback round


1 overnight stay in the Berghaus (mountain house) Diavolezza

Let us spoil you with culinary delights at Berghaus Diavolezza and spend the night at almost 3,000 metres above sea level! In the Berghaus Divalozza you are very close to the starry sky.

Start Location

Mountain Climbing School GoVertical
Via Maistra 163
7504 Pontresina

Parking facilities: car park at Rondo