From old to new

From the sky onto your back - Old, used paragliders don’t have to be thrown away anymore. In Saas-Fee, two outdoor enthusiasts are turning them into high-quality touring backpacks – ...

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Weissmies – An Indiana Jones path of the alps

Weissmies used to be billed as an easy 4,000 m peak, suitable for someone’s second big summit, after climbing Allalin. You could gondola up to Hohsaas, and in a matter ...

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Hunting Seracs

There was a time when a well known slogan for Saas-Fee was „The Glacier Village". If you look at photos from 100 years ago, the glacier reaches nearly all the way ...

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100 years and 6 generations

100 years and 6 generations of affection for Saas-Fee and the Saas Valley Interview with Luca Pazielli, whose family has visited Saas-Fee every year for the past 100 years and across 6 ...

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Preparation is the key to success. The path to Olympic gold.

How time flies. The Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing are already history. For more than two weeks, sometimes even in the early hours of the morning, we have been cheering ...

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“You need nerves of steel”

The last descent belongs to them. They trigger avalanches, position piste markers, and rescue injured skiers. Head of mountain rescue Albert Hegner on danger and his team’s role in ensuring ...

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The summer before the Winter Olympics

At last! 2021 - we’re off again! While many may still be reminiscing about the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, over 100 top athletes from all over the world are ...

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Grubenalp-Rothorn-Gletscherseewini: A Hidden Gem in the Saas Valley

Located above Saas-Balen, the Äusser Rothorn is a place to take in the wonder that is the entire Mischabel Group. The panoramic view from the summit stretches from Allalin to ...

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