All winter activities

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

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  

Heli-skiing

A helicopter flight is always something special and even more so in the unique mountain scenery of Zermatt and Saas-Fee. After a flight over the snow-covered Alpine world, we will enjoy a fantastic descent from the Alphubeljoch to Saas-Fee or over the Monte Rosa glacier down to Zermatt or . 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 For privat tours please contact us, we are happy to create an individual program for you and your friends. 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)

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

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.  

Freeride day

Many years of experience and local mountain guides: The perfect mix for those perfect days in the white gold. 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)

Glacier Experience

Option 1: Glacier Tour This impressive tour across the Fee Glacier is sure to delight. Our tour starts at Spielboden or Langflüh station. With the help of crampons and ice axes we make our way across the glacier. 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's 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 On request Duration 5 hrs     Group tour CHF 190 per person min. 4/max. 6 persons Private tour CHF 675 (1-3 persons) CHF 780 (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   Option 2: Glacier Education Combine the Glacier Tour with training on essential glacier skills including proper use of crampons, ice axes, rope technique, ice screw anchors, step cutting, and crevasse rescue.   + +  Glacier trekking of medium difficulty +     Good average athletic fitness   When On request Duration 5 hrs     Group tour CHF 210 per person min. 4/max. 6 persons Private tour CHF 750 (1-3 persons) CHF 840 (4-6 persons)   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

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

Alpine Canyon Adventure

This spectacular tour 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 Saaser Vispa canyon. 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 canyon adventure 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:   Summer Tour When On request Duration 3-4hrs Price CHF 115 per person (incl. taxi) min. 4/max. 7 persons Winter Tour When On request Duration 2-3hrs Price CHF 85 per person (incl. taxi) min. 4/max. 7 persons   Private tours - for private groups, incentives & events: The Alpine Canyon Adventure can be done all year round and is a perfect activity for private groups or corporate event. We are pleased to send you a specific offer for your event. Just click on the inquiry button and send us your request!

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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

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

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

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.  

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  

Allalinhorn 4027m snowshoe tour

My first 4000m peak with snowshoes! The Allalin is known as one of the easier 4000m peaks in the Alps. In wintertime it offers an unforgetable adventure for experienced snowshoe hikers which aim higher! After a demanding but impressiv ascent, a breathtaking panoramic view awaits the climbers! Depending on the conditions, we will take the crampons with us to reach the peak.   + +  Demanding. Medium gradients. Prior experience in snowshoe touring required. + +  Good, basic athletic fitness.   Ascent 500m in 2.5 hrs Descent 500m in 2.0 hrs   Group tour When on request Price CHF 200 per person   Private tour When on request Price from CHF 660 (for 1-2 persons)   Equipment required: snowshoes and poles climbing harness crampons with antibott avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) windproofed and warm clothing gloves beanie sunglasses and sun protection Equipment hire:  CHF 15 snowshoes with poles, climbing harness and avalanche rescue set