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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Mattmark-Stausee

The Power of Nature

The history of the Mattmark A person who has never visited the Mattmark and perhaps hasn’t even heard of it might well ask themselves what makes this place so special? ...

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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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“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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“When we arrived at the top, we chilled for a bit to take in everything around us.”

My father was a mountain guide here in Saas-Fee, and so was my grandfather. They guided adventure seekers up the towering mountains of the Saas Valley – eighteen of which ...

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Stress and hectic stay in the valley

Maria Anthamatten wouldn't change her job for the world. No wonder: as the warden of the Mischabel Hut, wonderful sunrises are part of the daily routine for the woman from ...

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