Do you have high ambitions? The Saas-Fee Guides are your local partner of choice in the mountaineering Eldorado of Saas-Fee. Ski touring, climbing, rock and ice courses, the guided via ferrata through the Gorge Alpine or MTB tours are just a few of the numerous outdoor activities in Saas-Fee. We will take you safely into the alpine world of the Saas-Fee Valley.

Safety first! The Saas-Fee Guides only employ proofed IVBV-mountain guides, certified hiking guides and ski instructors. We have been in operation for over 50 years and have a very qualified, passionate and experienced team. Saas Fee Guides are renowned for our efficient organisation, detailed information and our loyal guests delight in booking the same guides year after year.


 

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Winter activities

Allalinhorn 4027m ski tour

Have you ever climbed a 4000m peak with skis and crampons? If you're an experienced ski mountaineer, this winter climb will be just the thing for you.   + +  Demanding. Medium gradients. Prior experience in ski touring  incl. kick turns required. + +  Good basic athletic fitness.   Ascent 500m in 2.5hrs Descent  2130m to Saas-Fee                       Group tour When on request                     Price CHF 200 per person Private tour When on request Price CHF 660 for 1-2 persons CHF 750 for 3-4 persons CHF 850 for 5-6 persons   Equipment required avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) climbing harness touring skiswith skins and crampons for skiers split board with skins and crampons or snowshoes for snowboarders crampons for the boots ice-axe   Equipment hire CHF 15 for climbing harness and avalanche rescue set  

Allalinpass 3564m / Saas-Fee to Täsch winter tour

A delightful tour for the eye and the heart. This tour contains a short ascent and offers a great downhill run down to Täsch in the Matterhorn Valley.   +  Technically easy. Minimum gradients. Prior knowledge in deep snow required.* +  Good fitness required. ​*Snowboarders must be able to traverse/side slip well.   Ascent Descent 350m in 2hrs 2115 altitude difference to Täsch     Group tour Private tour CHF 310 per person ​(incl. taxi transport) from CHF 810 ​(incl. taxi transport)   Equipment required: avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) climbing harness touring skis /splitboard with touring bindings and skins or snowshoes for snowboarders   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for climbing harness and avalanche rescue set

Alphubel 4206m winter tour

Are you looking for a real challenge? If you are acclimatized, physically fit and experienced in ski touring, then take a closer look at the Alphubel.   + +     Demanding. Medium gradients. Prior experience in ski touring incl. kick turns on steep slopes required. + + +  Very good athletic fitness. Acclimatisation advantageous.   Ascent              900m in 4.5hrs Descent 2300 altitude  to Saas-Fee Group tour When on request Price CHF 290 Private tour When    on request Price from CHF 810   Equipment required: climbing harness avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) touring skis / splitboard with touring bindings and skins ​crampons for the skis/splitboard ​evtl. normal crampons   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for climbing harness and avalanche rescue set

Backcountry Experience

2 days of off-piste riding with local mountain guides Downhill freeriding in the backcountry followed by some light touring rewarded by a long and thrilling downhill.   When Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Wednesday Duration 2 days Price CHF 370 per person* *All activities are led by an IFMGA certified mountain guide. The price includes the avalanche rescue equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness, snowshoes for snowboarders) and taxi transports. Touring / Split board with skins or snowboard equipment and ski pass not included.   Upgrade option 1: ISTA Discovery Combine the Backcountry Experience package with the ISTA DISCOVERY avalanche training. This one day course is the perfect start for further backcountry experiences! CHF 320 incl. avalanche rescue equipment and 229 ISTA points.  Upgrade option 2: ISTA ST1 (For ISTA Discovery graduates only) Deepen your knowledge with the ISTA ST1 avalanche training. On this 2-day course you will get the basic skills in avalanche prevention and risk management! CHF 730 incl. avalanche rescue equipment and 449 ISTA points.   Conditions of participation: The participants need good to very good ski/snowboard skills. Prior experience in powder is recommended. Accident insurance is the participants’ responsibility. Unaccompanied minors need a written permission from their legal guardian. We reserve the right to adjust the program to the prevailing conditions.  

Strahlhorn 4190m winter tour

A gleaming glacier mountain which offers a majestic view. The Strahlhorn is the perfect touring mountain for all well-trained ski mountaineers. The tour to the Strahlhorn can be done in one day from the intermediate station of Metro Alpin or as a 2-day tour from Britannia hut (from beginning of March).   +    Technically easy. Minimum gradients. Prior knowledge with diffrent snow conditions required. + +  Good, average athletic fitness.   Ascent 1100m in 5hrs Descent       2420 altitude difference to Saas-Almagell* Group tour When on request                    Price CHF 335 per person Private tour When on request                    Price from CHF 900 * Optional descent to Zermatt possible. Price on request   Equipment required: avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) climbing harness touring skis / splitboard with touring bindings and skins evtl. crampons and ice axe   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for climibing harness and avalanche rescue set

Introduction to Ice Climbing

Are you looking for an exciting après-ski or even after-dinner activity? A short climbing tour in our covered ice climbing facility will get your adrenaline pumping. There aren't any specific requirements for this activity, but flexibility and a good balance is helpful. True to the motto "safety first" we let you push your limits. You will be surprised how much fun it is!   + Technically easy. No prior knowledge required. + No special fitness requirements.   Duration: 3 hrs   Group session Private session CHF 115 per person CHF 450 (1-6 persons)   Equipment required: Climbing harness Helmet Ice axes Crampons Equipment hire: CHF 15 for climbing harness, helmet, ice axes and crampons

Heli-skiing

A helicopter flight is always something special and even more so in the unique mountain scenery of Zermatt . After a flight over the snow-covered Alpine world, we will enjoy a fantastic descent over the Monte Rosa glacier down to Zermatt or from the Alphubeljoch to Saas-Fee. If you can handle your skis or snowboard in all snow conditions, you should truly indulge in this adventure. The deep impressions of this experience will last for a long time.    + - +++  From Technically easy to demanding. Minimum to medium gradients. Basic to good experience in deep snow required + - +++  No special fitness requirements to very good, average athletic fitness   Group tour from CHF 380 per person Options  Location Difficulty Monte Rosa + Alphubeljoch ++ Aeschihorn +++   Equipment required: avalanche rescue set backpack Equipment hire:  CHF 15 for avalanche rescue set and ABS backpack (if necessary)

Adlerpass 3789m / Saas-Fee to Zermatt winter tour ( from March )

If you are looking for the most impressive way to get from Saas-Fee to Zermatt, you should check out this route.   ++ Demanding; medium gradients; prior experience in deep snow and kick turns required ++ Good, average athletic fitness   Ascent         600 in 3.5hrs Descent 2190m altitude difference to Zermatt Group tour When on request Price CHF 350 per person (incl. taxi transport) Private tour When    on request Price CHF 1'110 up to 3 person CHF 1'740 up to 6 person (incl. taxi transport)   Equipment required: avalanche resue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) climbing harness touring skis or split board with touring bindings and skins ​evtl. crampons for the skis   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for climbing harness and avalanche rescue set

Fluchthorn 3790m

Whether with skis, snowboard or telemark skis - this technically easy tour will inspire you. Although this summit doesn't reach 4000m, the views to the Monte Rosa East face and the surrounding peaks are just as breathtaking. The long and diverse descents to Mattmark/Saas-Almagell offer a fantastic off-piste adventure.   +     Technically easy. Minimal gradient. Prior knowledge in deep snow required. + +  Good average athletic fitness   Ascent 700m in 3.5hrs  Descent 2150m to Saas-Almagell                       Group tour When      on request Price CHF 260 per person (incl. taxi transport) (excl. overnight stay in Brittania hut CHF 76) (excl. gondola up to Felskinn CHF 40) Private tour When      on request Price from CHF 730 (incl. taxi transport) (excl. overnight stay in Brittania hut CHF 76) (excl. gondola up to Felskinn CHF 40)   Equipment required: avalanche rescue set (avalanche course, shovel, probe) touring skis with touring bindings and skins /splitboard or snowshoes if snowboarding   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for climbing harness and avalanche rescue kit  

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ISTA Discovery

Off-piste pleasure without fail - 1 day freeride safety course Do you enjoy mountains, powder and skiing? Do you want more freedom, pleasure and safety? Do you care for yourself and for your friends? If you have ever wanted to know how you can recognize the risks on deep snow runs and ski touring and how you should react in critical situations, then the ISTA DISCOVERY avalanche training is the right course for you. Here you have the possibility to strengthen your knowledge and skills, minimizing the risks but getting the most enjoyment out of your skiing or snowboarding.   When Monday and Thursday Duration 1 day Price CHF 320 per person * *The ISTA DISCOVERY course is taught by ISTA-certified mountain guide or winter sports instructor. The price includes the rescue equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness), course documents and 229 ISTA points that can be redeemed at selected ISTA partners. Ski or snowboard equipment and ski pass are not included.   Upgrade option 1: Freeride day Book an ISTA DISCOVERY course you pay only CHF 160 for the Freeride Day instead of CHF 185 (avalanche rescue equipment and taxi transports included)! Upgrade option 2: Backcountry Experience Extend your ISTA DISCOVERY course with the 2 days of the Backcountry Experience Package for CHF 355 (avalanche rescue equipment and taxi transports included)! Upgrade option 3: Gorge Alpine Book an ISTA DISCOVERY course and add the the winter via ferrata Gorge Alpine for only CHF 70 instead of CHF 85 (equipment and taxi transport included)! Conditions of participation: The participants need good to very good ski/snowboard skills. Accident insurance is the participants’ responsibility. Unaccompanied minors need written permission from their legal guardian. We reserve the right to adjust the program to the prevailing conditions.

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ISTA ST1

Deepen your knowledge of avalanche awareness  Get the basic skills and knowledge of avalanche awareness and risk management during 2 days. You learn how to deal with the necessary equipment to save someone and how you should behave in an emergency. The course takes place directly on the snow, so you have the best chance to deepen your knowledge.   When Sunday-Monday and Wednesday-Thursday Duration 2 days Price CHF 730 per person* *The ISTA ST1 course is taught by ISTA-certified mountain guide. The price includes climbing harness, the avalanche rescue equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe), course documents and 499 ISTA points that can be redeemed at selected ISTA partners. Ski or snowboard equipment and ski pass are not included.    Upgrade Option 1: Freeride Day  Book an ISTA ST1 course and pay only CHF 160 for the Freeride Day instead of CHF 185 (avalanche rescue equipment and taxi transports included)!    Upgrade option 2: Backcountry Experience Extend your ISTA ST1 course with the 2 days of the Backcountry Experience Package for CHF 355 (avalanche rescue equipment and taxi transports included)!    Upgrade option 3: Gorge Alpine  Book an ISTA ST1 course and add the winter via ferrata Gorge Alpine for only CHF 70 instead of CHF 85.- (equipment and taxi transport included)!    Conditions of participation: The participants need good to very good ski/snowboard skills. Accident insurance is the participants’ re-sponsibility. Unaccompanied minors need a written permission from their legal guardian. We reserve the right to adjust the program to the prevailing conditions.

Glacier Safari - snowshoe trekking

This snowshoe tour will take you to the remote and sunny glacier world around the summit of "Hinter Allalin", far away from the busy ski area.   ++  Snowshoe tour of medium difficulty. Minimal gradient. ++  Normal athletic fitness required. Prior experience in snowshoe walking desirable.    Duration 3-4 hrs walking time 6 hrs in total Group tour Thursday and Saturday ​or on request CHF 150 per person Private tour on request CHF 650 (1-6 persons)   Equipment required: snowshoes and poles climbing harness avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for snowshoes, poles, climbing harness, avalanche rescue set

Gorge Alpine via Ferrata - Winter

Experience an extraordinary winter adventure! Are you just looking for a new winter experience far away from the crowded slopes? Then you have to come with us through our Alpine Gorge, the most spectacular way to get from Saas-Fee to Saas-Grund. A well constructed via ferrata will lead you through a bizarre world of ice and snow. Steel ropes, ladders and hanging bridges facilitate the climb along frozen water falls, sparkling icicles and wild snow sculptures. With the abseiling from the free swinging Nepali bridge the tour ends with an absolute climax! This adventure is for everybody groups, family or friends ...providing you are free from vertigo.    +  Easy tour +  No special fitness requirements   When on request Duration 2-3 hours Price CHF 85 per person* including equipment and taxi transport back to Saas-Fee *This activity is led by an IFMGA-certified mountain guide. All participants will be equipped with a climbing harness with via ferrata set and helmet. The participants need good shoes (winter walking boots or stable moon boots), warm outdoor clothing and gloves (no knitted gloves or mittens).

Gorge Alpine via Ferrata- Winter- Rock and Ice meets Indian spice offer

Via ferrata tour followed by an evening of Indian cuisine. Explore with us the gorge Feeschlucht, passing among sparkling icicles and snow covered rock faces. Suspended bridges, tyroliennes, pendulums and abseils ensure an unforgettable experience in this unique via ferrata between Saas-Fee and Saas-Grund. After the succesful passage we swap rock & ice with Indian spice. The staff of "Little India" – the only Indian restaurant in whole upper Valais - will serve a tasty buffet to warm us up from the inside as well as from the outside. Enjoy the delicious food from the traditional Indian kitchen as we while the evening away, before slowly heading back home.   +  Easy tour +  No special fitness requirements   When on request Start time on request Price CHF 139

Ski Safari

Guided Ski/Snowboard Tours  With the lead of a local expert you will explore the best slopes, ride the coolest off-piste runs and lunch in the cosiest mountain restaurants of the Saastal and Zermatt. Additional activity days available at reduced prices!   When Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Duration 3 days Price CHF 790 per person* *The price includes 3 days of guided skiing/snowboarding, ski pass and transports. Ski/snowboard equipment and lunch is not included. Reduced prices for kids and teens up to 16 years on request. Daily activities can be booked separately.   Skiing/Snowboarding level: Good to technically advanced. Groups of similar level arranged if possible.   Upgrade option 1: Freeride Day  Extend your Ski Safari with a freeride day for only CHF 160 instead of CHF 185 (avalanche rescue equipment and taxi transport included)!    Upgrade option 2: Taster ski tour / Ski-Snowboard Plus  Combine your Ski Safari with a taster ski tour for only CHF 180 instead of CHF 205 (avalanche rescue equipment and taxi transport included)!    Upgrade option 3: Gorge Alpine  Book a Ski Safari and add the winter via ferrata Gorge Alpine for only CHF 70 instead of CHF 85 (equipment and taxi transport included)!    Conditions of participation: Accident insurance is the participants’ responsibility. Unaccompanied minors need a written permission from their legal guardian. We reserve the right to adjust the program to the prevailing conditions.  

Ski / Snowboard Plus (taster tour)

Enjoy great powder and/or spring snow runs away from the marked slopes. During the short ascents joyful anticipation of the long and highly enjoyable descents start growing. This is a good base to build on if you plan to do more demanding ski tours as the next step. Put yourself in the hands of a Saas-Fee Guide and become familiar with a new facet of skiing or snowboarding.    +  Technically easy. Minimal gradient. Can require some prior knowledge in deep snow. +  No special fitness requirements   Ascent 2hrs overall                             Group tour When           every Wednesday and Saturday or on request   Price CHF 190 per person Private tour When on request Price CHF 695 (1-2 persons) CHF 750 (3-4 persons) CHF 800 (5-6 persons)     Equipment required: avalanche rescue set climbing harness touring skis with touring bindings and skins /splitboard or snowshoes if snowboarding Equipment hire:  CHF 15 for climbing harness, avalanche rescue set and snowshoes

Winter Adventure Package

Via Ferrata and Glacier Trekking - A High Alpine Adventure    When Wednesday-Thursday and Friday-Saturday Duration 1 and a half days Price CHF 225 per person* *All activities are led by an IFMGA certified mountain guide. The price includes and taxi transport. The cable-ways for snowshoe hiking are not included. (Reduction for Swiss Pass, Swiss Flexi Pass, Swiss Card, half fare card and general abonnement owners.)   Conditions of participation: The participants need good athletic fitness. Climbing knowledge is not necessary. Prior experience of hiking with snowshoes is recommended. Accident insurance is the participants’ responsibility. Unaccompanied minors need a written permission from their legal guardian. We reserve the right to adjust the program to the prevailing conditions.  

Freeride day

Are you an experienced skier or rider and able to handle your skis or snowboard under all snow conditions? Then nothing stands in the way of your personal enjoyment. We will take you on the most spectacular runs that Saas-Fee has to offer, always keeping safety in mind. Our motto is: no climbs, only downhill!   +  Technically easy. Minimum gradients. Prior knowledge in deep snow required.  +  No special fitness requirements.   Full day: Group tour Tuesday and Friday or on request CHF 180 pro Person Private tour on request CHF 695 (1-2 persons) CHF 720 (3-4 persons) CHF 780 (5-6 persons)   Half a day: Group tour on request CHF 115 per person Private tour on request CHF 450 (1-6 persons)   Equipment required: avalanche rescue set backpack skis/snowboard   Equipment hire: CHF 15 for avalanche rescue set and ABS backpack (if necessary)