The ever-changing path

The Saas Valley mountains offer a rare opportunity to get close to glaciers. A guided mountain tour on the Fee Glacier is the perfect way to get even closer. Snow crunches under our snowshoes. From a distance, we are but specks on the huge field of white that is the Fee Glacier. Precipitous walls of ice tower overhead, shimmering like giant sapphires. The glaciers have been a big part of life in ...

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High up the ice wall

In January, the world’s best ice climbers compete at the Ice Climbing World Cup in Saas-Fee. But the Saas Valley’s ice walls have plenty to offer for beginners as well as the professionals. For the athletes participating in the UIAA (Union Internationale des Associations d‘Alpinisme) World Cup (run by the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation), the Saas-Fee stop is the highlight of the annual event calendar. Nowhere else can the ...

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