Saas-Almagell Adventure Trail

The starting point for the Erlebnisweg is the base of the chairlift in Saas-Almagell. From here, it is just a few minutes on the lift to the top station in the hamlet of Furggstalden. The hike takes you north, through the forest and around the Almagellerhorn, crossing some secure cliff paths and two suspension bridges on the way. It is these bridges for which the adventure trail is best-known. Each ...

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A scavenger hunt across the Saas Valley

The Saas Valley has a new attraction; the first Foxtrail in Valais opened here in June. Follow the footsteps of tourism pioneer, Father Johann Josef Imseng. A Foxtrail is not a race; it’s a light-hearted way to discover more about a new area. This Saas Valley scavenger hunt will take you all over Saas-Fee and Saas-Grund. En route, teams have to solve puzzles and find hidden clues in order to track ...

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Pushing limits

They cover 170 kilometres and 11,300 vertical metres, some in just 30 hours. At events like the Ultra Tour Monte Rosa, runners battle with both nature and the limits of human endurance. This is a brief insight into the world of ultrarunning. There are plenty of hobbies that many would describe as crazy. Base jumping for example, or boxing. And then there are hobbies that are so extreme that words fail ...

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Mattmark circular bike trail

The Mattmark Bike-Rundweg is a popular route with plenty of alpine charm and there are several ways to get there. If you’re up for a challenge, you can ride up from the valley following the road that climbs the dam wall. You can also reach the valley road from Saas-Fee, you can ride down the forest road to Saas-Almagell and then on towards lake Mattmark, cycling the entire way. Alternatively, ...

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Grüebusee E-Bike Trail

This trail offers spectacular highlights in the form of the three beautiful, turquoise-blue glacier lakes en-route. It climbs from the valley floor at 1,486 metres above sea level, through rich larch forests, to the Grüebu Glacier at 2,862 metres. The route could not be more diverse and it offers countless unique views. The tour starts in Saas-Balen’s Dorfplatz and follows the Alpstrasse through verdant forests, passing the alpine hamlets of Grundbiele, ...

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Weg der Stille

The Weg der Stille above Saas-Grund, is a place of harmony with nature, designed to help you rest and recharge. 18 meditativ stations along the gentle, themed trail invite you to stop and leave the stress of everyday life behind, at least for a while. Decorated plaques along the way offer up worldly insights and sayings designed to inspire peace and reflection. The trail starts next to the Hohsaas gondola ...

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Saas Valley route

With this ride you get to experience the whole of the lower Saas Valley, from Saas-Balen up to the Mattmark dam. It offers a range of difficulty levels and a variety of riding terrain. The route starts at the round church in Saas-Balen and leads up the valley along the right bank of the Saaser Vispa. Past the bridge, the path branches off to the right, following a beautiful meadow path ...

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Scott’s Hohsaas Trail Plus

Mountain biker and Instagram influencer Scott has selected his favourite bike tour in the Saas Valley. Discover his tips and tricks! If you enjoy biking in high-alpine terrain then this destination, and this particular trail, are an absolute must. The lift will transport you all the way up to 3,200 metres above sea level. It’s the highest I have come across in Switzerland that will transport both you and your bike, ...

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On the hunt for treasure

New to the Saas Valley this summer, in addition to the animal treasure hunt, we now have a second themed family adventure. We’re proud to be collaborating on the Valais treasure hunt with Valais/Wallis Promotion, youth magazine Spick, and seven Valais holiday destinations. In Saas-Fee, we’re offering an exciting water-themed treasure hunt. In fact, water is the common theme across all participating destinations, providing an opportunity for children and adults alike ...

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Not for the faint-hearted: The Jegihorn via ferrata in Saas-Grund

1,000 metres of steel cable, 400 anchor points, and a stomach-churning suspension bridge: Jegihorn, above Saas-Grund, is one of the most jawdropping Via Ferrata in the Alps. The route to the Jegihorn has more than earned its reputation as the “panoramic Via Ferrata.” Its exposed south-facing climb rewards those who brave it with magnificent views of the Mischabel range and many other 4,000-metre summits. First things first: This Via Ferrata’s starting point ...

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