Summer adventure activities

Adventure Package

2 days full of action - Mountain bike tour and Sérac Glacier Trekking   When Thursday-Friday / Saturday-Sunday Duration 2 days Price CHF 420 per person All activities are lead by a IFMGA-certified mountain guide or by an MTB guide respectively. Equipment is included in the price (MTB Tour: bike rental, helmet and protectors, transport by bus and railway, lunch in a mountain hut, / Seracs Glacier Tour: crampons, ice-axe, climbing harness, poles)   Conditions of participation: For the mountain bike tour, competent riding on unmade roads is required. The Seracs Glacier Tour does not require any previous experience in mountain climbing, but good physical condition and coordination are a precondition. The participants are responsible for their own insurance. Unaccompanied minors require a written declaration of consent by the legal guardian. We reserve the right to adapt the program according to the prevailing conditions. Upgrade Option Gorge Alpine: If you book an adventure package, you only pay CHF 90 to add the guided Gorge Alpine via ferrata instead of CHF 110 (equipment included)!  

Climbing Academy

Climbing made easy! Rock climbing course and via ferratas.   When Monday-Wednesday / Friday-Sunday Duration 3 days Price CHF 450 per person* *All activities are lead by a IFMGA-certified mountain guide. Equipment is included in the price (climbing harness, via ferrata set, helmet). Costs for the cable car on day 3 are not included.   Upgrade Option 1   Seracs glacier tour: If you book a Climbing Academy, you only pay CHF 180.- for the Seracs Glacier Tour instead of CHF 215.-! Equipment included. Upgrade Option 2 Breithorn (4164m) If you book a Climbing Academy, you only pay CHF 250.- for the Breithorn Tour instead of CHF 275.-! Equipment and transport to Zermatt included.   Conditions of participation: Participants need good sports physical condition and coordination. Experience in climbing is not required. The participants are responsible for their own insurance. Unaccompanied minors require a written declaration of consent by the legal guardian. We reserve the right to adapt the program according to the prevailing conditions.

Climbing taster course

Have you ever had the urge to climb a summit? Then start small. If you are looking to explore rock climbing for the first time, this is your opportunity to practice with professional mountain guides. We will provide everything you need including harnesses, helmets and all the necessary gear for you to try out this fun and challenging sport. Families and small groups are also welcome.    +  Technically easy. No prior knowledge required. +  No special fitness requirements.   Duration 3hrs     Group course CHF 95 per person Private course CHF 380 for 1-3 persons CHF 450 for 4-6 persons Family special CHF 380 including equipment for the whole family   Equipment hire: CHF 10 for climbing harness and helmet   Additional requirements: hiking or trekking shoes comfortable clothing

Glacier Safari - Summer glacier trekking

Choose a glacier adventure of a simpler kind. On this easy trek you will be guided safely across impressive glaciers and along emerald blue glacier lakes. This adventure is suitable for non-climbers and families and the perfect venue to learn fascinating facts about glaciology.   +  Easy glacier trekking. Minimal gradient +  Good average athletic fitness   Duration 4 - 5 hrs Group tour CHF 150 per person (min 4 person.) Private tour CHF 630 (1-3 persons) CHF 730 (4-6 person)   Equipment required: climbing harness crampons with antibott hiking pole windproof and warm clothing (possibly gaiters) gloves beanie or hat sunglasses and sun protection Equipment hire:  CHF 25 for climbing harness, crampons & hiking pole

Gorge Alpine via ferrata

The spectacular via ferrata from Saas Fee to Saas Grund is by far the most beautiful and thrilling way of connecting the two villages. The trail passes through natural canyons, caves, water falls and alpine vegetation. In addition, you will experience zip lines, suspension bridges and pendulum swings with one rappel at the end of the tour. For hundreds of years people only dared glimpse into the depth of the Gorge Alpine. Nowadays we glide down its center via iron cables, pegs and ladders. While perhaps being intimidating at the start, butterfly-filled stomachs and wobbly knees will give way to smiles and screams of triumph while overcoming the forces of gravity through natural terrain. The Gorge Alpine is the event for groups, clubs and families.   +  Easy tour +  No special fitness requirements   Equipment included: All participants are provided with a helmet, climbing harness and via ferrata equipment.   Variations:   "The Big One" (Entire tour) When Monday, Wednesday, Friday or on request Duration 3-4hrs Price CHF 110 per person "The Lower Thrill" (2nd half only) When on request Duration 2-3hrs Price CHF 85 per person   "The Teaser" (1st half only) When on request Duration 1.5-2hrs Price CHF 50 per person (Group special from 15 persons on - prices on request)

Mountain bike package

Endless singletrack riding high in the Swiss Alps! "Amazing Alpine Mountain Biking with BIG views. Descending from 3200m to 1500m. EPIC" - Dirt Magazine Discover some amazing bike trails high above the Saas Valley. This brilliant adventure package includes your MTB guide, bike hire, lunch in an alpine hut, transportation with bus & cable-ways and endless single track trail riding. A unique and new activity that will leave you feeling inspired to ride more bikes.   When every Thursday and Saturday or on request Duration 9.00 - 17.00 Price CHF 290   Included MTB Guide Bike hire Lunch in an alpine hut Transportation with bus & cable-ways

Mountain biking

Discover the breath taking surroundings together with our incredible variety of trails in this unique high alpine region. Explore the old trade routes and cross border smuggler paths  in the centre of the Alps. Whether here in the Saas Valley, from the Nufenenpass all the way into the remote Turtmann Valley, far down the Italian Valle Formazza or view the Matterhorn in the background. No time to organise a trip or sick of dealing with maps and GPS to find your way around? NO PROBLEM!!  Our local Saas Fee MTB guides take care of it all and help tailor an outstanding day whatever your ability. Perhaps just enjoy a day’s lift assisted riding, combined with a few technical tips for you and the kids, or explore a bit further afield and ride some adventurous trails with together your friends.   Group tour CHF 30 per person per hour Private tour from CHF 80 per hour (1-2 persons)   Equipment required:  Bike, helmet, and knee pads. All available to hire

Mountaineering Academy

A high-alpine adventure - instuction in alpine climbing and two 4000m summits combined in one package!   When Tuesday-Thursday / Friday-Sunday Duration 3 days Price CHF 630 per person* *All activities are lead by a IFMGA-certified mountain guide. Equipment and taxi transport are included in the price. The cable car price is not included. (Reductions for owners of the citizen's pass, Swiss Pass, Swiss Flexi Pass, Euro Rail / half-fare and general season ticket, Swiss Card.)   Conditions of participation: Participants need good sports physical condition and coordination. Previous experience in mountain climbing is not required.  The participants are responsible for their own insurance. Unaccompanied minors require a written declaration of consent by the legal guardian. We reserve the right to adapt the program according to the prevailing conditions.   Upgrade Option  Gorge Alpine: If you book an adventure package, you only pay CHF 90.- to add the guided Gorge Alpine via ferrata tour instead of CHF 110.-! All equipment included.    

Rock climbing course

Learn the basic rock climbing techniques in one day!   This course is for anyone who wants a fun and educational introduction to rock climbing. In a short but intensive training course, you will learn the basics of rock climbing. We will focus on building solid fundamental skills. Learn the safety systems of belaying, basic knot tying and climbing techniques. The course is an ideal introduction for all those who are looking to get into rock climbing and is designed for people with little or now climbing experience.   +  Technically easy. No prior knowledge required. +  No special fitness requirements.   Duration 5-6 hrs     Group session CHF 195 Private session CHF 630 for 1-3 persons CHF 730 for 4-6 persons   Equipment required Climbing harness Helmet Equipment hire CHF 10 for climbing harness and helmet

Serac glacier trekking

This impressive tour across the Fee Glacier is sure to delight. Our tour starts at the Morenia halfway station. With the help of crampons and ice axes we make our way across the glacier to Längfluh. Due to its spectacular location, Längfluh has also garnered the nickname "Sun Terrace". Surrounded by the towering peaks of the Mischabel Group, this traverse alongside towering séracs and a labyrinth of crevasses offers a view into one of this world"s natural wonders. It is every photographer' dream come true. Join us on this glacier trek and experience the fascinating world of glacier ice. A truly unique experience.   + +  Glacier trekking of medium difficulty +     Good average athletic fitness   When every Sunday and Friday or on request Duration 5 hrs     Group tour CHF 190 per person Private tour CHF 630 (1-3 persons) CHF 730 (4-6 person)   Equipment required: climbing harness ice axe crampons with antibott hiking pole windproof and warm clothing (possibly gaiters) gloves beanie or hat sunglasses and sun protection Equipment hire:  CHF 25 for climbing harness, ice axe, crampons & hiking pole

Mittaghorn 3143m via ferrata

First opened in 2004, this via ferrata sits dead smack in the middle of 13 4000m peaks. It is an easy to mid-level via ferrata that offers an exciting mix of hiking, scrambling and adventure for everyone. The starting point is the Morenia halfway station. An easy hike leads us to the actual via ferrata. A well-developed route takes us right up to the cross on the summit. The Mittaghorn is well-known for its breathtaking views. The 360 degree view offers unforgettable vistas of the majestic 4000m peaks of the Allalin, Mischabel and Weissmies groups. The town of Saas Fee with its lush green fields and meadows lie at your feet. This tour is also well suited for larger groups and families. Full instruction, including the use of of the via ferrata equipment will be provided.   +  Easy rock tour. Via ferrata scale KS 2-3 +  Good average athletic fitness and a sure foot   Ascent 500m in 3.5hrs (from Morenia) Descent 1340m in 2.5 hrs     Group tour CHF 150 per person Private tour CHF 630 for 1-3 persons CHF 730 for 4-6 persons Family special CHF 600 incl. equipment for the whole family   Equipment required climbing harness helmet via ferrata set weather proofed clothing via ferrata gloves (optional) sunglasses and sun protection Equipment hire:  CHF 10 for climbing harness, helmet and via ferrata set

Jägihorn 3206m via ferrata

This Alpine via ferrata is considered to be one of the most beautiful in all of Switzerland. The starting point is the mid-station of the gondola at Kreuzboden. This demanding tour offers an excellent mix of climbing and scrambling. You will encounter steep ladders and airy aretes. During the climb you will be surrounded by breathtaking scenery in rock, snow and ice. The stunning views of the Mischabel Group and the distant peaks of the Monte Rosa will accompany you all the way to the summit   + +  Rock tour of medium difficulty. Via ferrata scale KS 3, variants of level 4-5.  + +  Very good athletic fitness and a sure foot.   Ascent 800m in 5 hrs (from Kreuzboden) Descent 800m in 2 hrs     Group tour CHF 165 per person Private tour CHF 660 for 1-3 persons CHF 750 for 4-6 persons Family special CHF 630 incl. equipment for the whole family   Equipment required climbing harness helmet via ferrata set weather proofed clothing via ferrata gloves (optional) sunglasses and sun protection Equipment hire CHF 10 for climbing harness, helmet and via ferrata set   (photos Adi Anthamatten)

Introduction to Rock Climbing for children

You are never too young to enter the world of climbing. Give your children (7 to 15 years) the opportunity to discover the joy of this sport for themselves in a relaxed environment. You will be surprised just how quickly and confidently your children will be moving around the rock face. You are, of course, welcome to watch this short introduction to climbing.   +  Technically easy. No prior knowledge required. +  No special fitness requirements.   When every Wednesday and Friday or on request Duration 3hrs     Group course CHF 95 incl. equipment Family special CHF 380 incl. equipment for the whole family   Equipment included: climbing harness helmet   Additional requirements: hiking or trekking shoes comfortable clothing