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Bergbahnen Hohsaas AG

Bergbahnen Hohsaas


Welcome to the sunny side of the Saas Valley!

From Saas-Grund, nature lovers can reach the sun-drenched Kreuzboden/Hohsaas area. 

In winter, 35 kilometres of pistes, a fast-paced fun slope and many adventure opportunities await you here. In summer, Kreuzboden and Hohsaas are insider tips for bikers. Hikers and families also get their money's worth.

Latest information:

Lunch break cable car: 12 am - 1.15 pm

detailed timetable


Bergbahnen Hohsaas AG
Seilbahnstrasse 18
3910 Saas-Grund

Tel. +41 27 958 15 80


The Valais is considered an absolute insider tip in the mountain bike scene. The Kreuzboden-Hohsaas area is virtually predestined for scenically impressive, varied tours due to its topography with high alpine character. The view of 18 four-thousand-meter peaks alone is unique. "Breathtaking alpine mountain biking with unique views -grandiose!"


Bike tariffs

 Biker day tickets with passenger transport

Biker day tickets without passenger transport

(season pass; SaastalCard)

Child & Adult

 AdultChildren (6 - 15.9 / Half-Fare / GA 
1 day BikeCHF 48.-CHF 30.-CHF 15.-
4 days optionalCHF 175.-CHF 110.-CHF 49.-*
Season pass with winter passCHF 180.-CHF 180.-CHF 80.-
Season pass summerCHF 230.-CHF 230.-CHF 80.-


Biker-Hit 2+

Up to 3 children travel free with two full paying adults (not valid with SaastalCard and Half-Fare/GA).

* 4 days choice not valid for SaastalCard

At Kreuzboden you have the possibility to rent great bikes to test our bike trails. 

Prices bike rental

 big bikeskids bikes
2 hoursCHF 45.-CHF 35.-
whole dayCHF 110.-CHF 85.-

additional hour for adults: CHF 20.- / for children CHF 15.-

included in the rental price: helmet, protectors set (elbow and knee pads, gloves).

Reserve your bike directly online here:


If you have any questions, please contact Saas-Fee Guides: / +41 27 957 44 64

Bike fanatics of all ages get their money's worth at the Bike Skills Park on Kreuzboden, which was built in the summer of 2021. Fun for the whole family is guaranteed with the three short trails. The various routes are each around 380 meters long and the bikers are transported to the start by a conveyor belt.

the trails: 

 LengthHeight difference
Skills Trail green485 m32 m
Skills Trail blue393 m32 m
Skills Trail red431 m32 m

After a few instructive and fun-filled hours in the Bike Skills Park, Kreuzboden is the starting point for the second part of the adventure. The bike paradise Hohsaas has a lot to offer with its impressive and varied tours into the valley.    

The biking continues. In addition to our Bike Skills Park, we are pleased to present another great bike trail since the end of August with the new flow trail between Kreuzboden and Trift, which is rounded off with the single trail over the Furwald to Saas-Grund.

So you can enjoy a varied bike route from Hohsaas 3,200 m above sea level to Saas-Grund and overcome a whopping 1,600 meters in altitude. 

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The highlight for all those who love bike descents. This trail leads from Hohsaas at 3,200 metres above sea level to Saas-Grund at 1,500 metres above sea level. Alpine mountain scenery and pure biking fun.

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Part of this route is also the Weissmies Biketrail.


This single trail leads from Triftalp over the «Zingelstapfu» via the «Furwald» down to Saas-Grund. This is the last part of the Hohsaas Trail.

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The area Saas-Grund - Kreuzboden - Hohsaas is the mountain bike hotspot in the vacation region Saas-Fee/Saas Valley. Many adventures and exciting descents await you.

to the Bike Adventures

Do you want to bring your bike skills to the next level and have fun and enjoyment? Then the Saas Valley Bike School is the right place for you!

Our local bike instructors will help you with tips and tricks and improve your bike skills. 

We have everything in our region that is necessary for this and what the biker heart desires - come with us, together we write a new chapter!


See you on two wheels.

Website bike school Saas Valley


Does your bike need a service or needs to be repaired? No problem!

SAASIA sports & more AG

Opening hours store: Monday - Friday: 09 am - 12 am & 1 pm - 5 pm

or make an appointment by phone +41 79 418 54 13


Saastalstrasse 303

3910 Saas-Grund

Summer events at Kreuzboden

Ascent to the Triftalp with ring cow fight

The alpine farmers of Triftalp are looking forward to a few pleasant hours.

program 2023:
- 10 am: arrival of the cows
- 11 am: holy mass
- 12 pm: start of the ring cow fights

Arrival: Special price Saas-Grund - Triftalp (round trip) for CHF 10.- | Last descent at 6.30 pm

Note: No scooter rental on this day


From 11 am: Bruno Hächler history

From 2 pm:  Bruno Hächler and Band

On site there is a bouncy castle and many other highlights for the whole family!

Spaghetti chat in the restaurant Kreuzboden

program of the Saas-Feestival


11:00 am: Holy mass at the Kreuzboden lake accompanied by the yodel club Alpenrösli from Sierre.

Followed by: festive restaurant and musical entertainment with Philippe Jeanneret

Special fare Saas-Grund - Kreuzboden return CHF 10.-Yodel mass

Test new models, improve your bike technique, discover our diverse range of bikes with the new Trift Flowtrail - a unique experience for all bike fans and those who want to become one!

Event details

Hiking & Climbing

Alpine Flowers Trail

From the Kreuzboden you can walk through the nature trail comfortably , including relaxing breaks it takes roughly 3 - 4 hours. There are over 240 different flowers and plants mapped and described. Not only edelweiss, gentian and alperose, but also very rare flowers e.g. Celtic valerian, clover, celestial herald and others.

Posters and a detailed brochure on alpine flowers are available at the Hohsaas Info Centre.

Duration: approx. 3h

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Wellness and Yoga Trail Kreuzboden

The wellness and pleasure trail brings you "moving" encounters with water, air and lots of nature, in the middle of a unique mountain landscape with a view of the most beautiful four-thousand-meter peaks.

The 1.2 km long trail is not an ordinary hiking trail. Run partly on bark surface - you feel like your on feathers! Or walk barefoot over stones - a treat for your feet! Experience nature in a different way. What do you perceive, what do you feel? At the wellness and pleasure trail you will find resting places with hammocks and much more. 

Duration: approx. 1h

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Eighteen 4,000-Metre Peaks trail

The theme trail at Hohsaas brings the 18 imposing four-thousand-metre peaks of the Saas Valley into focus. On the 1.2 km long circular trail from Hohsaas (3142 m.a.s.l.), the hiker sees the 18 mighty four-thousand-metre peaks of the Saas Valley in the flesh and as replicas on information boards. The latter briefly and concisely point out the characteristics and history of each peak. A stone with a personal wish can be placed at the "Wish Stone Man". In any case, the wish for a contemplative hike and knowledge of the impressive surroundings will be granted.

Duration: approx. 1.5h

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On Jegihorn (3206 m above sea level) is the highest and probably the most beautiful via ferrata in the Western Alps, with a magnificent view of the mountains - from the Weissmies to the Montblanc area. The tour leads from Kreuzboden (2400 m.ü.M.) to Weissmieshütte (2726 m.ü.M.) and further to the entrance (1 ¼ hours). Over 400 steps, hooks, 1000 meters of steel cable and 5 ladders.The summit can be reached in 3 to 4 hours, the lookout Jegihorn (3206 m.ü.M.). The tour requires climbing experience and equipment suitable for via ferrata. In summer, the Bergsportschule Weissmies organizes a guided tour every Tuesday.


Duration approx. 7h

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The Kreuzboden - Hohsaas area offers many top hikes in addition to the breathtaking view of 18 four-thousand-meter peaks.

to the most beautiful hikes

Family paradise

The destination for children

Yupi ya yeah our Adventure land at Kreuzboden was modernized in summer 2022 and appears in a new look with new equipment.

Further renovations with will follow in summer 2023 - be suprised!

For the kids there are many play possibilities in the adventure land Kreuzboden - be it on suspension bridges, climbing walls or other equipment. There are also lots of interesting things to discover in the water park. Playground equipment, water play park and barbecue area invite you to linger.

More info about the family paradise at Kreuzboden

When was the last time you stroked a dwarf goat? The little goats are waiting for children and their parents. A quick sniff, a slight nudge and already new friendships between humans and animals have been made. By the way, you are not only allowed to look and marvel, you are welcome to touch as well. The little ones will be happy.

More info about the family paradise at Kreuzboden

this is how it works:

On the way from Kreuzboden to the Weissmieshütte or vice versa, you will find six boards with a hint, which native animal is hiding next to the trail section until the next board!

If you start at Kreuzboden, choose the blue clues.
If you hike down from the Weissmieshütte, you read the green tips.

The team of the Weissmies hut wishes you a lot of fun!

Culinary on the mountain

What started with a rustic mountain hut continues in the modern mountain restaurant built in 2006. In family-like coziness you will be spoiled on Hohsaas at 3200 m above sea level with cheese specialties and excellent regional wines, among other things.


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The Weissmieshütte of the SAC (2,726 m asl) on the west side of the Lagginhorn, with its incomparable view of the 18 four-thousand-metre peaks of the Saas-Fee/Saastal holiday region, is also open in winter and offers a great variety of culinary menus.

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Kreuzboden mountain restaurant above Saas Grund - easily accessible by gondola and with its 200 indoor seats the largest restaurant in the area. 


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Bergrestaurant Kreuzboden

Triftalp is a popular destination in summer and is located on the Alpenblumen promenade. Five minutes below the Triftalp is the Café Triftalp. In winter we are accessible via a prepared circular trail. We are happy to spoil you with various house specialties.

Learn more: 

Café Triftalp

More summer highlights

An oversized scooter with disc brakes guarantees the ultimate thrill for the adventurous. From the valley station to the top station Kreuzboden, where the monster trottis are handed out after a short introduction. Then the wild ride begins over hill and dale, tracks and trails, with small jumps and a great riding experience. During the 11km long and fast descent into the valley one overcomes 840 vertical meters.

CHF 19.- for adults and CHF 13.- for children

further informations
The scooter can be rented directly at the Kreuzboden mountain station.
Helmets are available free of charge

The cows spend the summer on the Triftalp. Of course they are happy about our visit. As is the alpine dairyman in charge, whom we can watch making cheese. He will tell us a lot about his hard everyday life on the alp. We meet at the valley station in Saas-Grund and travel together to the Trift intermediate station, from where it is a 10-minute walk to Triftalp. Here we meet the alpine dairyman or the cheese maker and take a short break. We serve a rich aperitif with products from the region. We return individually by train or on foot to Saas-Grund.

CHF 25.- for adults and CHF 15.- for children
With the SaastalCard the gondola Saas-Grund – Kreuzboden return is included.

until 5 pm the evening before on +41 27 958 15 80 0 or 

Dates Summer 2023: 13.07. / 27.07. / 03.08. / 10.08. / 17.08.2023

Meeting point
11.00 am at cable car valley station in Saas-Grund.

Ski & Snowboard

The breathtaking view in the middle of the eternal ice , next to the perfect slopes another ace up the sleeve of the mountain cableways Hohsaas. The extremely sunny location of the ski area makes even  frosty days an unforgettable snow sports experience.

  • 35 km of slopes, including 65% artificial snow
  • 11 km toboggan run
  • Funslope-Hohsaas

Bookable always Monday - Friday 01.01. - 05.04.2024

What could be better than spending the night directly in the ski area after a day of skiing with family or friends and being spoiled with culinary delights? We have 2 huts in the area for you to choose from for this unique experience: Hohsaas mountain hut, or the Weissmieshütte. After a hearty breakfast, start your next ski day directly in the ski area and be the first to make tracks on the freshly groomed slopes. This offer is valid on request from Monday to Friday during the whole winter season.


2 nights with half board and 2-day ski pass

AdultsChildren (6 - 15.99 years)
CHF 274.50.-CHF 163.-


2 nights with half board and 3-day ski pass

AdultsChildren (6 - 15.99 years)
CHF 317.50.- CHF 189.50.-


Book now

+41 27 958 15 80 or

The race course with electronic timekeeping! You can make your individual course. You are also welcome to have support from a team member of our slope crew. You can rent the system for companies, clubs or school events. We are happy to take over the organization of the race.


CHF 50.- Rent for 2 hours
CHF 20.- Insert course
CHF 20.- Start number


until November: +41 27 958 15 80 or
from December: +41 79 446 36 62  or +41 27 958 15 92

Fun ski races for everyone.

The participants receive a commemorative medal.

Start: 10:15 at Kidsland. 
Entry fee: CHF 6.00 
Prize giving: 11:45 am, in front of the information office on Kreuzboden.

Registration is until Thursday, 09:45 am at the mountain station Kreuzboden or the start.

The ski pass for the mid-season with billing according to altitude meters, attractive discounts and 5-year validity.

Low season winter 2024Low season winter 2025

08.01. - 26.01.2024

04.03. - 22.03.2024


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Winter Hiking & Snowshoeing

Hohsaas 3200 m.a.s.l. - one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the Alps. The nearby gentle Trift glacier beckons, and the magnificent ice formations invite you to an impressive glacier hike. It is a good feeling to be active here - the ideal tour for groups, families and clubs.

Previous knowledge: none necessary, some athleticism.

Equipment: winter clothes warm, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sturdy winter shoes or hiking/mountain boots

Price: per person 69.- / incl. special equipment such as snowshoes, poles and harness (group price on request)
Duration: approx. 2 ½ hours
Meeting point: Hohsaas cable car valley station in Saas-Grund
Execution: every Wednesday or as desired

Registration and info:
Beat Burgener 078 825 82 73 | |

Running time: 5 h / Start: Saas-Grund

The snowshoe tour from Saas-Grund starts at the valley station of the Hohsaas cable cars (1550 m.a.s.l.): walk up the valley ski run for a few minutes, then turn right onto the hiking trail and, at the Ziebel playground, retake the right-hand path towards Triftalp. Walk on marked hiking trails through the beautiful larch forest via the Brunnen and Cafe Trift to Triftalp. From here, follow the snowshoe trail via Kreuzboden to the Weissmieshütte. Follow the snowshoe trail to the Hohsaas mountain station after approx. 1.5h.

Running time: 45 min / Start: "Trift" intermediate station

The snowshoe trail is marked with purple-coloured signposts, poles and patterns. After getting off at the intermediate station "Trift", you cross the track and walk up the right edge of the piste. Before the big net, you leave the way on the right and use the creek crossing. The trail leads up to the toboggan run and above the Trift mountain huts. After the alpine stables, it's generally easy, and the last section is a steep downhill to the lookout Preachers chair.

Running time: 45 min / Start: Kreuzboden

Winter hiking on the highest winter Snowshoe trail in the Alps - the feeling of lightness and joy in the snowy winter landscape! Try your first steps with snowshoes.
Enjoy a quiet walk on the circular trail Kreuzboden. Also, on this circular route, you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Saas Valley.

Running time: 45 min / Start: Hohsaas

On a 1.2 km long circular route, the visitor to the Hohsaas stands face to face with the 18 mighty four-thousand-meter peaks of the Saas Valley. At first for real - and - then in replicas on information boards that briefly and concisely tell the peculiarities and history of each summit. The circular route is prepared to the location "Dom". The remaining part is only accessible by snowshoes. You can get a brochure about the circuit at the cash desk.

While the ski slopes on Hohsaas are slowly emptying, it is time to climb the Lagginjoch. A mountain guide accompanies the energetic snowshoe hikers on easy terrain over the Hohlaub glacier 500 metres up to the Lagginjoch. With the last rays of sunshine, you can enjoy an impressive view of the surrounding four-thousand-metre peaks and a deep view of the Laggintal valley. In the splendid evening atmosphere you walk back to Hohsaas, where you reach the cable car again shortly before nightfall. At the end of the evening, we enjoy a tasty cheese fondue.

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Winter adventures

Weissmies (4017 M)

WS | 5 Std. | 1300 Hm
The conditions for this tour are usually good only from March. In many cases, the summit ridge can only be climbed with crampons. Via the standard summer route. Crampons for the summit ridge.

Fletschhorn (3982 M)

S | 6 Std. | 1250 Hm
It's a beautiful ski tour for March and April. Depending on conditions, you can ski down the Grubengletscher to Saas-Balen. Cross Fletschhorn glacier to below the Jägiturm. Avalanche danger on the steep slope to P. 3527 m, crampons often necessary. Watch out for cornices/blank ice on the summit ridge.

Lagginjoch (3499 M)

WS | 3 Std. | 800 Hm
Ideal tour for beginners with a brilliant view.

Triftgrätji (2855 M)

WS | 2 Std.
Easy training tour. In safe conditions descent to Saas Grund possible.

Jegicouloir (3093 M)

S | 400 Hm
Adventurous ascent through the Jegi couloir (ice axe, crampons, rope). If you don't want to go down the couloir, you can go down the other side to Saas-Balen.

An absolute must for all climbing fans! Because ice climbing is not only reserved for professionals. With expert guidance, anyone can dare to try this adventure.

CHF 20 fee for the whole winter
payable at Zurbriggen Sport, Saastalstrasse 241, 3910 Saas-Grund

With a length of 11 km, the toboggan run from Kreuzboden (2400 m SL) to Saas-Grund (1559 m SL) offers almost endless pleasure. With the cable car, you can easily reach the starting point of the sledge run on Kreuzboden or at the intermediate station Trift. Enjoy a fantastic sleigh ride through snowy forests and a drive through small hamlets with typical Valaisian barns in front of a breathtaking panorama. We recommend our special sledges for our toboggan run, which have an excellent gliding ability.

per rideCHF 30.- / CHF 15.- with half fare cardCHF 30.- CHF 15.-
per dayCHF 45.-CHF 35.50CHF 26.50
Sledge rental CHF 10.- (Deposit of ID)

Enjoy the ultimate sledging experience on the lighted run or down to the valley: an 11 km sledging run through snow-covered forests and small hamlets on wide trails and slopes awaits you.


Wednesday28.12.202218.30 - 21.45
Wednesday04.01.202318.30 - 21.45
Wednesday08.02.202318.30 - 21.45
Wednesday15.02.202318.30 - 21.45
Wednesday01.03.202318.30 - 21.45


 without SaastalCardwith SaastalCard
AdultsCHF 22.-CHF 18.-
KinderCHF 11.-CHF 9.-

Sledge rental CHF 10.- (Deposit of ID)

The price includes lift ticket for several rides, sled rental and headlamp.

The Wichel sports field is used as an ice hockey field in winter. The field hockey field is accessible to all.


AdultsCHF 5.-
ChildrenCHF 3.-

To be paid at the Info Center Hohsaas. Skates can be rented at Zurbriggen Sport.
Due to training sessions of the EHC Saas Valley, the ice rink is temporarily occupied: 

Use field hockey field alone

A reservation in advance is mandatory: +41 27 958 18 78 | 


without lightCHF 130.- / h
with lightCHF 140.- / h

The Saas cross-country ski trail stretches from Saas-Balen across the entire Saas Valley to Eyu Alp. At around 24 km and an altitude difference of over 380 m, you will find perfectly groomed trails for classic and skating.


CHF 12.- for day ticket*
CHF 40.- for weekly pass*
CHF 60.- for season pass Saas Valley
CHF 160.- for Swiss cross-country ski pass

*with the SaastalCard, you get a 50% discount

Cross-country skiing tickets are available at all tourist offices. In addition, they can be purchased at the Volg in Saas-Balen or at Zurbriggen Sport und Fun Sport in Saas-Grund.

Our tip

The Saas-Grund ski school also offers lessons for beginners and advanced skiers.


Children's paradise

No matter if beginner or pro: on the new Funslope, even more  fun is inevitable for all guests.

It starts with a speedboost, which brings the traveling speed to funslope temperature. You continue on sweeping waves and dynamic steep curves. Now it's getting serious, because the Slopecop is following you: Armed with a laser pistol, it measures the speed and gives funny comments. The fast ride continues in a spiral, through a tunnel and then straight through to a final jump. Two integrated photo spots catch the most beautiful moments.

First steps in the snow. Ski school and supervision for children from 4 years of age in Kreuzboden. The smaller the group, the more successful the learning process. The ski school teaches a maximum of 6 children per instructor. The ski instructors are well trained and care for your children with great commitment. This way, your children learn quickly and efficiently.


  •  days rental ski equipment, ski pass, ski lessons
  • Lesson time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

for 5 days per child CHF 80.-, children up to and including year of birth 2018.

15 - 19 January 2024
22 - 206 January 2024
11 - 15 March 2024

always from Monday to Friday

required at the Snowsport School Saas-Grund +41 79 689 67 55 or


A slope area for young skiers and little beginners! The Kinderland is tailored to the wishes and needs of young skiers.
The conveyor belt leads past the mysterious totem pole to the land of the Sioux Indians, where two tepees stand. With some luck, you can see the eagles circling in the sky. Not to be missed is a race course. Of course, there are also seesaws and obstacles. Indians and Hohsi figures accompany the children on their journey. If you have had enough, you can wind down and linger and play in the children's hut.


Perfect practice area for beginners in the hamlet "Unter dem Berg" in Saas-Grund.

Opening hours



Open 09.01. - 29.01.2023: 12.30 pm - 3:00 pm (until 4:00 pm if required)

from the 30.01.2023: 10 am - 4 pm

Night skiing and night sledging possible with group requests from 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

End of season: Sunday 05.03.2023


Day ticketCHF 9.-
1/2 day ticket (from 12.00)CHF 5.-
Night skiing / night sledgingCHF 5.-
Season ticketCHF 30.-
Rent sledge or bobCHF 5.-

For holders of a valid Saas Valley ski pass, use is free during the day. In the cozy ski lodge is provided for the physical well-being.

Further informations

Alexandra Zurbriggen
+41 79 433 28 05


Culinary on the mountain

What started with a rustic mountain hut continues in the modern mountain restaurant built in 2006. In family-like coziness you will be spoiled on Hohsaas at 3200 m above sea level with cheese specialties and excellent regional wines, among other things.


Learn more: 


The Weissmieshütte of the SAC (2,726 m asl) on the west side of the Lagginhorn, with its incomparable view of the 18 four-thousand-metre peaks of the Saas-Fee/Saastal holiday region, is also open in winter and offers a great variety of culinary menus.


Learn more: 


Kreuzboden mountain restaurant above Saas Grund - easily accessible by gondola and with its 200 indoor seats the largest restaurant in the area. 


Learn more: 

Bergrestaurant Kreuzboden