“We have an understanding, the glacier and I”

By the time Thomas Zurbriggen has finished his work, the glacier piste in Saas-Grund looks just like any other ski run. But below the perfect corduroy lies ice. This is ...

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High up the ice wall

In January, the world’s best ice climbers compete at the Ice Climbing World Cup in Saas-Fee. But the Saas Valley’s ice walls have plenty to offer for beginners as well ...

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Guardian of the glacier

Glaciologist Felix Keller is determined to save our glaciers. It might be an ambitious plan, but he believes it is possible. When Felix Keller talks about his plan, his eyes light ...

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Saas-Fee’s magical Christmas market

Winter in Saas-Fee is picture-perfect: sun-kissed and blanketed in snow, it’s magical. The sixth edition of the Christmas market brings out the charm in the village square, with its ...

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When life gives you lemons

Ski cross athlete Fanny Smith on her life, successes, and how she grew to be a fighter. Or: how to deal with life’s obstacles and find the right mindset. ...

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Carpe diem with WanderFritz!

Fritz Hegi has been hiking all over Switzerland for the last 15 years. Over the last six he has become known as WanderFritz, the author of four hiking books. On ...

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ICARUS 2.0

He’s unstoppable, unyielding, tempestuous. A professional snowboarder, a musician, and a free spirit. Acknowledging no limits, accepting no norms, no hurdles can slow him down. Pat Burgener has flown to ...

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The Parkitect

Every autumn, the world’s leading freeski and snowboard stars paint an ephemeral dance of freedom in the skies above Saas-Fee. The Stomping Grounds founder Charles Beckinsale tells us more. Saas-Fee is ...

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