The Saas-Fee bucket List for Winter

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Saas-Fee as a high alpine holiday region has countless unique experiences to offer. This winter, Saas-Fee has summarised some winter experiences in a winter bucket list:

1. sunrise skiing: experience the sunrise at 3,500 m above sea level.

2. skiing under the full moon

3. skiing down the fun slope at Kreuzboden

4. ski from 3,600 m above sea level up 1,800 metres in altitude

5. go exploring on snowshoes on the Fee glacier

6. hike to the frozen Mattmark lake

7. discover the Lagginjoch on snowshoes

8. go sledging at night on the Hannig, on Kreuzboden or in Saas-Almagell

9. enjoy a fondue in the gondola

10. go cross-country skiing along the Saaservispa

This bucket list was also the origin of our trip. Of course, there is much more to discover and experience in Saas-Fee.


Discovering the Fee glacier on snowshoes



Never before have I been so close to a glacier. The Feegletscher is a two-part glacier above Saas-Fee on the eastern side of the Mischabel group in the Valais Alps. The glacier is about 6 kilometres long and covers a total area of 16 km.



On the tour over the Feegletscher, we were guided by a mountain guide from the Saas Guides. The tour leads from the Längfluh mountain station in untouched powder snow to the Panoramaplatz. You are equipped with snowshoes, ski poles and a climbing harness. On the rope of a guide, you will then pass monumental ice jags and crevasses.


Climbing 1,800 metres in altitude from 3,600 m above sea level on skis



For skiing and snowboarding, the region is absolutely unique. The snow-assured ski areas of the Saas-Fee/Saas Valley holiday region are located between 3,600 and 1,500 metres above sea level. An incredible 150 kilometres of blue, red, black and yellow pistes await you for unique skiing pleasure. And all this surrounded by a fabulous 18 four-thousand-metre peaks.



In Saas Fee itself you have the possibility to reach your desired piste with a total of 22 lifts. The Saas Tal mountain railways also provide an incredible view on the respective ride. In the Längfluh area, for example, the ski lift passes right next to the Fee glacier. Don’t miss the ride on the Metro-Alpin up to the Mittelallalin at 3500 metres above sea level. The first picture shows the view before we took the slope towards Felskinn.


Hotel Walliserhof



During my stay I also experienced the hospitality of the Hotel Walliserhof. A hotel that has perfected service. I can recommend the Walliserhof not only because of the wonderful view, because service is written in capital letters and as a guest you always feel wonderfully looked after.



We stayed in one of the stylish and cosy superior double rooms. The rooms are spacious and designed in an alpine style. The balcony with a view of the mountains is unique.



Culinary delights are also a certainty at the Walliserhof. We enjoyed our dinners in one of the three restaurants, as they offer very different cuisines. In the gourmet restaurant Caesar Ritz, you can enjoy a seasonally changing selection of “à la carte” dishes, which can also be freely combined into a menu.



All the dishes were excellent, and even if you’re not staying at the Walliserhof, you can of course reserve a table at the Caesar Ritz. If you are there, don’t miss the signature dessert of the house called “The Mountain”, it is truly a treat.



Last but not least, the spa was my place-to-be after the slopes. An alpine retreat of peace and relaxation awaits you on over 2100 m². Various saunas, steam bath, whirlpool and a light-flooded relaxation zone ensured my perfect après ski.



Many thanks to Saas-Fee, the Saas Guides, the Saas Valley Railways and the Hotel Walliserhof for this unforgettable stay. I hope I was able to bring you a little closer to this beautiful region. We will certainly be going back to Saas-Fee to experience more items on our bucket list.