“The meaning of life is love”

Bibian Mentel is dead. Her legacy lives on. On 29 March 2021, the snowboarder died after 22 years of fighting cancer. She inspired countless people with her optimism. She gave many ...

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Our Majestic Kings

The Saas Valley and its mountains. They are gigantic, humbling us all and often rendering us speechless. There are eighteen four-thousand-metre peaks in the Saas-Fee/Saas Valley tourist region. Here are ...

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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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Squash and Spinach stew with lentils

Ingredients- 1 medium-sized squash (ideally red kuri squash)- 250 g frozen spinach- 1 tin coconut milk (400 ml)- 750 ml vegetable stock- 150 g lentils (red, brown or black)- 2 ...

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Chestnut soup with pear and hazelnut garnish

Ingredients- 1 shallot or small onion- 4 white beetroots- 400 g pre-cooked chestnuts- 2 tbsp olive oil- 600 ml vegetable stock- 50 g hazelnut kernels- 1 pear- 1 tsp honey- ...

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The decathlete of adventurers

He has stood on glacial ice looking down onto lush jungle and run a marathon in the most isolated country in the world. For his latest challenge, Saas-Fee’s Lothar Supersaxo ...

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The warrior and her dream

Her countrymen may number 82 million, but as a ski racer, training on the glacier pistes of Saas-Fee, Özlem Carikcioglu is a curiosity. However, she doesn’t let that get in ...

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Coming soon: Bouldering in the Saas Valley

Despite its popularity worldwide, bouldering is still a niche sport in Switzerland. The essence of the sport is reducing climbing to the bare essentials. The only equipment required is some ...

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