After skiing at Saas-Fee ski resort, you will remember impressive glaciers and peaks of more than 4000 metres of altitude. Considering that importance altitude of the ski resort, it offers an exceptionnal quality of snow throughout the season.
Therefore it’s a ski resort of Switzerland which offers the best guarantee of snow with a stretched season.
The Saas-Fee ski resort
The village is welcoming, like a fairy tale, you will be able to go to Morenja at 2550 metres of altitude thanks to a ski lift or a cable car. At this place, you will have the choice between many ski lifts which allow you to get to Mittelallalin (3500 metres) thanks to alpine Metro, the underground train the most highest in the world.
Saas-Fee has mostly blue and red runs, which are ideal for beginners. There are 48 pistes for 100 kilometres! The longest slope in the resort is 9 km long and offers a lot of fun and excitement.
Skiing to the top
Skiers of a good standard will find plenty to do on Längfluh, including the famous Glacier piste, a dream for carving enthusiasts.
You can also ski on the Spielboden at 2440m and on the Plattjen at 2570m with runs of medium difficulty but also a FIS approved route. Great names in skiing such as Zurbriggen, Tomba or Stenmark have passed through here!
Saas welcomes skiers on the Kreuzboden slopes, a real paradise for families. A little higher up is the Hochsaas ski area, which at 3000m offers excellent snow conditions and a wonderful panorama.
Finally, Saas also offers good skiing with the Furggstalden area at 1900m and the Heldbodme at 2400m for skiing with family or friends on a variety of medium to difficult trails. There really is something for everyone!
The ski resort of Saas-Fee is committed to sustainable development
The resort is very demanding when it comes to sustainable development and the environment. Indeed, it participates in many actions to preserve the resort as much as possible.
“myblueplanet” is an independent, non-profit Swiss climate protection movement. The focus is on reducing consumption, increasing efficiency and promoting renewable energy. Since 2015, they have been running the I AM PRO SNOW campaign in Switzerland, which motivates snow sports enthusiasts to protect the climate, with the help of winter sportsmen.
SKI RESORTS AND MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES WILL COMMIT TO USING 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2030 AT THE LATEST.
In 2018, Saastal Bergbahnen AG entered into a cooperation with myblueplanet, thus making a promise. Saastal Bergbahnen AG will use its resources to achieve this goal as far as possible.
Unforgettable experiences in Saas-Fee
The Hannig alp above the resort of Saas Fee is managed by the Alpe Hannig Foundation and is the only goat alp in the Saas Valley.
The goats have been grazing there for over 100 years. Visitors can watch the team in action during the cheese-making process and, at the end of the day, taste the different types of goat cheese produced on site and other dairy products from the Hannig Alp (fresh cheese, hard cheese, yoghurt with different flavours, etc.).
Crossing the first winter and night via ferrata “Alpine Gorge”: under the open sky, in the glitter of ice, snow and Prosecco. Enjoy a dose of nature with Prosecco, or mulled wine and panettone as a meal. You choose what you like.
A gentle adventure in the deep snowy gorge between Saas-Fee and Saas-Grund. The via ferrata takes you along breathtaking ice, snow and rock formations in the open air. We guarantee that it’s worth it!
You will of course be under the expert guidance of a mountain guide, you can expect fast cable cars, swinging passages, ladders and impressive Nepalese suspension bridges. It’s an incredible experience!
The mountain resort of Saas-Fee in summer
The summer Nordic Walking is a benchmark for summer activities in Saas-Fee!
On the 5 km long introductory course (Saas-Fee), Nordic walkers, hikers and runners will learn valuable tips and instructions for Nordic walking from the 8 signs distributed along the course.
On the 15 km Helsana Swiss Running and Walking Trail, you can choose from several routes.
The Saas Valley is a mountain biking paradise with 70 km of signposted cycle paths. Everyone can find their favourite route, whether easy or difficult.
Hotels in Saas-Fee
The Capra *****
The Capra is a magnificent chalet located in an extraordinary natural panorama. Nowhere else can you see so many peaks up to 4000m. Saas-Fee, a pedestrian ski resort, is a favourite among winter sports enthusiasts because of its very long ski season, its quality snow and its special charm.
Combining the comfort of a chalet with that of a luxury hotel, the Capra’s understated elegance is inspired by the intense purity of the Alpine landscape. Spacious suites in warm colours offer panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, pristine valleys and clear skies.
The Capra is the ideal place to relax, recharge and reconnect with nature. The lounge with its fireplace, the cosy library and the wonderful spa are designed to soothe your senses after a day of intense alpine activity. The Capra has converted a traditional barn into a ski room, which guarantees you access right next to the ski slopes.
Elite Alpine Lodge ****
Spend your holiday in spacious flats and suites with all comforts.
Enjoy the invigorating breakfast buffet with fresh bread, muesli, yoghurt, cereals, cold cuts, cheese, jam, egg dishes, fruit, vegetables and juices.
Relax on the large sun terrace amidst the surrounding peaks and glaciers of Saas or in our wellness oasis with sauna, steam room and relaxation room.
Hotel l’Alpenlodge Etoile ***
Are you looking for a personally managed hotel with a family atmosphere? Then you’ve come to the right place!
With friendliness, passion and enthusiasm, the well-being of our guests comes first and is very important. Your wishes are important to them and they will do their utmost to take care of your concerns. Why not have a “chat” in the evening in the hotel bar? What could be better than getting to know each other over a drink?
Skiing in Saas-Fee: the highlights of the resort
✅ Eco-responsible resort: many initiatives are carried out to protect the environment
✅ A wide range of family-friendly services
✅ Wide range of restaurants
✅ Accommodation located close to the ski slopes
✅ Beginner slopes accessible from the lower part of the resort
✅ Access adapted for people with reduced mobility
✅ Ski and snowboard schools with experienced professionals
✅ Bus lines that run within the resort to avoid using your own vehicle
✅ Ideal resort for freestyle enthusiasts, thanks to its snowpark, half-pipe and dedicated learning area