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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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 ...

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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 ...

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Valais Tiramisu

Another specialty of star chef Markus Ries for you to recreate at home. Enjoy! Preparation sponge base Line the springform baking tin with baking paper. Gently warm the eggs through, add with the ...

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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 ...

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