Staying in Silvaplana (Engadin) with Sandra, Marc and family for a week. BUT, it has barely any snow which is very strange. Lots of slopes are brown and many trails which usually have cross-country ski tracks on it which have melted away or turned into ice.
Some ski tracks have been preserved thanks of snow making machines. I had wanted to try classic skiing but only on tracks that are groomed and tracked. AND, they also need to be flat for now.
Today was an icy-cold day with changing winds that increased the wind chill factor significantly. Chose a trail from the house which Sandra recommended. Urs came with me and I put on the spikes on my shoes. Bare spots changed with long sections of icy ground. We ended in St. Mortiz Bath and caught a bus back. In a bakery/patissery place we had some sweets and a cappuccino. Heaven.