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A High Alpine Adventure for non skiers and other adventurers
First a thrilling experience in the Gorge Alpine winter via ferrata followed by an impressive snowshoe trekking in the heart of the highest mountains of the Alps on the second day.
|Included services Hotel Marmotte:|
|1 overnight stay in a double room*|
|rich breakfast buffet|
|Shuttle service at arrival and departure|
|free use of the spa|
|(dogs stay for free)|
*Reservation of a single room possible! Add the additional option "single room Hotel Marmotte" after the normal booking process.
|Included services of the adventure package:|
|All activities are led by an IFMGA certified mountain guide.|
|climbing harness, via ferrata set and helmet for the Gorge Alpine via ferrata|
|taxi transport after the Gorge Alpine via ferrata|
|snowshoes with poles, harness, avlanche transceiver for the snowshoe trekking|
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.
THE ADVENTURE PACKAGE
Day 1 - Gorge Alpine:Have you ever climbed a via ferrata in wintertime? If not – check out our Gorge Alpine. Thrilling action elements like suspended bridges, tyroliennes, a pendulum and abseils will get your adrenalin flowing! Navigate the deep gorge and experience the bizarre ice world of the Feeschlucht!
Start: about 2 pm
Day 2 - Glacier Safari / snowshoe trekking:
From the depths to the heights! The Metro Alpin takes us up to the intermediate station on 3200m.a.s.l. from where we can gaze at a magnificent mountain panorama. Allalinhorn, Strahlhorn, Fluchthorn are just some of the many peaks surrounding us. Hiking the Hohlaub glacier, only accompanied with the sound of crunching snow below our snowshoes, we reach the Britannia hut. Take a last breath of solitude before we have to head back to Felskinn mountain station (3000m.a.s.l.) where civilization awaits us again. But the tranquil memories of the remote ice world will last for a long time!
Start: 8.15 am
The cozy, traditional "Marmotte" is a hotel in typical Valais chalet-style in a quite location in the centre of Saas-Fee.
The spa area includes a sauna and a steam bath. All the rooms have cable-TV, desk and hair drier. The à-la-carte restaurant Essstube serves classic Swiss dishes from Tuesday to Sunday. Most of the used ingredients derive from local suppliers and organic cultivation. Relax at the fireplace in the bar of the hotel.
The Hotel Marmotte offers a free luggage transport from and to the car park at your arrival and departure. In plus, you have the possibility to use a ski depot at the cable-car station for free.
You wil receive the guest card of Saas-Fee which includes the following advantages:
From June to October - free use of the public transports and cable-ways in Saas Valley (except Metro Alpine)
From October to April - free use of the public transports
Reduction on a lot of free-time activities