SAAS FEE, SWITZERLAND

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About The Resort

Saas-Fee, is a wonderful resort village in the Swiss Alps near the Italian border. It is known for its proximity to the Swiss Alps mountains that scale more than 4,000m above sea level. (Known as the 4-thousanders) It is a gateway to more than 100km of pistes for skiing and snowboarding, plus sledding and toboggan runs. The ski area of Saas Fee is also home to The Mittelallalin Ice Pavilion, which is a frozen grotto carved into the Fee Glacier.

The Saastal region is actually made up of 4 different ski areas, Saas Balen, Saas Grund, Saas Almegell and Saas Fee, located at the highest point. All of the regions re interconnected with the local ski bus system, however, Saas Fee is the only Pedestrian Only resort.

 

The village of Saastal valley is known as the 'Free Republic of Holidays', which gives one an idea of how the ski resort takes having fun and making people happy very serious.  The number of Après ski bars on the way back from the lifts to  the hotel will give sense of their fun atmosphere and attitude.

RESORT STATISTICS

GATEWAY CITY: Zurich          DISTANCE: 3.5Hrs             ELEVATION:  4895'-11,550'

# OF LIFTS:   30           # OF MARKED TRAILS: 131           LONGEST RUN: 8.75miles

BEGINNER RUNS: 10%       INTERMEDIATE: 20%     ADVANCE: 50    EXPERT:  20%

HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 5851' from the Mittelallalin to Saas-Fee base