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Alberto climbing


The new and adventurous offer of our holiday destination Saas-Fee/Saastal. Without a climbing harness and rope, "boulder problems" are skilfully solved. Experience climbing in its most original way.


Kapellenweg Sector Saas-Fee

The Kapellenweg sector hosts excellent boulder problems. The rock is gentle and the landings flat and grassy, ideal for beginners or transitioning from indoors to outdoors.

Name Kapellenweg Sector Saas-Fee
Saison April - November
Location Saas-Fee
Getting There CarPark Level -6. Two minutes walking - the sector is just behind the CarPark, it starts at the end of the Van Parking.
Number of routes with level Boulder from III+ - 7a+/b. Around 50 problems, lots of V - 6a Boulders.
Special note Some of the boulders are high, you will need a few crashpads if you want to top out them. Kids friendly sector with some boulders for the smaller ones and easy problem for everyone.

Boulder Town Saas-Almagell

Bouldertown! Where machines are made. As the name suggests this place is filled with boulders in every direction.

Name Boulder Town
Season April - November
Location Saas-Almagell
Getting There Parking in Saas-Almagell. The entrance of the sector is at the entrance of Saas-Almagell Town. By bus in the direction of Saas-Almagell, Boulder Town can be reached via the "Alpien" bus stop.
Number of routes with level Around 80 problems. Difficulty from III - 7b+. Much other hard ones with no ascents.
Special note Landings are usually good, but it will be important to have a few crashpads.

Sectors Saas-Grund

In Saas-Grund there is a huge new sector with 4 sub-sectors, one of which is exclusively for bouldering beginners. Because of the southern exposure, the area dries out most quickly after rainfall and in spring.

Season March - November
Location Saas-Grund
Getting There Parking on the Gondola CarPark. By bus Use the bus stop "Saas-Grund, Bergbahnen".
Special note Good Rock Quality, landing usually are good but you will need a few crashpads (boulders tend to be high)Gute Felsqualität, Landungen sind in der Regel gut, aber man braucht einige Crashpads
Beirut About 30 problems with difficulty levels from 6a - 7a. Good quality with normal landings, but rather high. There are some hard boulders that have no ascent.
Private Parking Good area to start bouldering, about 35 problems with good landings and many IV and V grades. The boulders are usually not very high.
Unter dem Berg 22 problems in different grades from IV+ - 7a+. Beautiful and high formations with good rock quality. It is recommended to check the "TopOuts" before bouldering.
La Forêt 23 boulder problems in difficulty grades V - 7+. Nice and sheltered area in the forest for warm days. The boulders are rather small and of good quality. There is a lot of potential for new problems.

Bouldering Saastal

Further information on the bouldering sectors

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General Rules for bouldering in the holiday region Saas-Fee/Saastal

  • Wild camping is strictly prohibited! Please use the designated camping areas.
  • Respect nature! The waste buckets and toilets are available for you: Please spare the landscape and the wild animals of your waste. If you take it with you, you can bring it back.
  • Please use the visible and marked trails and paths, don’t take shortcuts, even if it’s tempting, we do not want to harm the vegetation!
  • Please brush away any marks you’ve left on the boulders and only use brushes with natural bristles.
  • Fires are allowed at the official fireplace on the campground only.
  • Please use the designated parking areas or use the public transport services.
  • Attention: Some climbing areas are in a zone of rockslide! Be aware, you are climbing at your own risk.

Bouldering room

To offer (prospective) climbing fans the opportunity to indulge their passion even outside the summer months, active climbers from the region have set up a boulder cellar in Saas-Grund. With a usable climbing area of approx. 120 m2, it is available daily to all climbing enthusiasts.


1 January - 31 December 08.00 - 23.00


Adults CHF 6.-
Youths (10-16 years) CHF 4.-
Children (up to 10 years) Free of charge (accompanied by an adult)


Bergbahnen Hohsaas AG
Seilbahnstrasse 18
3910 Saas-Grund
Tel. +41 27 958 15 80

Hotel Alpha 
Beim Dorfplatz
CH-3910 Saas-Grund
Tel. +41 27 957 20 06

The key collection and payment for the boulder cellar are possible at the above locations.