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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“Now, we are the target”

In 2020, under head coach Tom Stauffer (51), the Swiss Alpine Ski Team achieved a historic victory. For the first time in 30 years, they won the FIS Nations World ...

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Death? Not an option

On 21st December 2018, Canadian Snowboarder Max Parrot was diagnosed with cancer. Two months after completing chemotherapy, he competed in the X Games and came away with the gold. This ...

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Suonenweg Saas-Almagell – Saas-Grund

The Suonen are ancient watercourses, found all over Valais, which were originally built to irrigate fields and gardens. The Suonen Trail follows these old channels closely so, throughout the walk, ...

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Höhenweg Grächen – Saas-Fee

This challenging, panoramic high route, known locally as the Grächener Höhenweg (High-altitude Trail Grächen – Saas-Fee) runs from Hannigalp, above Grächen, to Saas-Fee. To reach the start point, jump on ...

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Ibex Trail

There are two ways to start the circular Ibex Trail. You can take the Hannig gondola from the village, or you can walk up to Hannig from town. The second ...

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