Summer or winter, Saas-Fee is the ideal base for your Swiss mountains activity holiday. There are many different summer sports and cultural activities for all ages on offer in the villages and mountains surrounding Saas-Fee. They can be easily accessed using the Saas Valley’s excellent network of buses and cableways.
Snowboarding and Summer Skiing in Saas-Fee
For those who love to ski even in the summer, the Saas-Fee Glacier offers spectacular summer snow sports at 3600 metres at the Saas-Fee Glacier Snowpark.
Ski Race Training in Saas-Fee
Summer ski race coaching and freestyle ski coaching sessions at Skizenit Racing Camps on the Saas-Fee glacier, designed for serious adult and child skiers, led by experienced young ski and ski race instructors from different countries.
Mattmark 3000 Lake and Glacier Tour
Inspiring 5-6 hour alpine hike with Active Dreams (Thursdays from Saas Grund)
Mountain Biking in Saas-Fee
With 70 kms of bike trails, the Saas Valley is heaven for mountain bikers of all standards and strengths! Bikes can be hired and bike cards purchased from sports shops in Saas-Fee and from the bottom station of the gondola-lift in Saas-Grund.
Mountain Climbing Via Ferrata in Saas-Fee
There are secured climbing routes comprising steel cable walkways, ladders, hooks, foot- and hand-holds on several of the mountains surrounding Saas-Fee. The Mittaghorn route is described as “fairly difficult” and the Jägihorn route is “moderately difficult”. The Hohsaas miniature rock-climbing and abseiling course in Saas-Grund is an excellent preparation for the real via ferrata. Real enthusiasts can undertake the 2-3 day climb along the Via Ferrata del Lago, from the Almagell Valley to the Antrona Valley in Italy – open from July-September. Equipment can be rented in local stores.
Hohsaas Rope-Climbing & Abseiling Challenge
40 metre rope-climbing and abseiling experience for all the family, Saas-Grund, Wednesdays
Hiking in Saas-Fee
In the Saas Valley, the opportunities for walking and hiking through the beautiful Swiss mountain scenery are endless! The Saas-Fee Tourist Office can provide trail maps and advice on the best and most appropriate routes.
Zuckermayer Hiking Trail – A circular walking tour around Saas-Fee lasting 2.5 hours around sites relevant to the life of local playwright Dr. Carl Zuckmayer (famous for writing the screenplay for “The Blue Angel” starring Marlene Dietrich). Open from December 1 – April 1 and from June 1 – September 30.
The Saas Valley 7-day Hiking Pass – includes all cableways in the Saas Valley (except Metro Alpin), the Gspon mountain path (cableways and transport), and the Postbus from Stalden to Saas-Fee and Mattmark.
The Saas Valley Excursion Pass (June – October) includes: all cableways in Saas Valley and the Metro Alpin, the Postbus from Stalden-Saas to Saas-Fee and Mattmark, the Gspon mountain path (transport by postbus and cableway), admission to the Saas Museum and Bakery Museum, to the covered swimming pool at the Bielen Leisure Centre and the mini-golf courses in Saas-Fee and Saas-Almagell (once), guided tours through the Mattmark power station (Tuesdays), and one ride at the Feeblitz toboggan/bob-sleigh run.
The SaasPass is described as the “Citizen’s Passport of the Free Republic of Holidays”, giving winter visitors helpful discounts on ski passes, night sledging, ski school courses, mountain cableways, bus travel, and local restaurants.
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