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Ski Tours

Skitour Alphubel 4206m from Britannia Hut

Ready for a good challenge? Are you acclimatized, physically fit and experienced in ski touring, then take a closer look at the Alphubel. Real alpinism, roped up to your Saas-Fee Guide, you will pass along deep crevasses up to a steep couloir. After several kick turns on ski crampons we will reach the top. The Alphubel is one of the most difficult ski tours in the valley of Saas. You will be rewarded with 2400 meter fall line skiing to the village of Saas Fee. After the ski lifts in Saas-Fee close we still can do this tour starting from the Britannia hut.    Best time:   March - May   Fitness Level Skill Level   Demanding. Medium gradients. Prior experience in ski touring incl. kick turns on steep slopes required. Very good athletic fitness. Acclimatisation advantageous.   Ascent              1500m in 5hrs Descent 2300m to Saas-Fee    Prices When      on request Price CHF 1'080.- per tour (1 pers.)   CHF 570.- per person (2 pers.)   CHF 400.- per person (3 pers.)   Hut fees and the gondola ride up to Felskinn are not included. The cost of the mountain guide's overnight stay in the hut, which amounts to 45.- CHF, is also not included. After the official closing of the Cable Cars in April, there is one ride up to Felskinn daily at 4.15pm and one ride down to Saas-Fee at 4.30pm.   Equipment required: Avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) Climbing harness Touring skis / splitboard with touring bindings, skins and ski crampons ​Crampons for the ski boots   Rental equipment: Item Price (CHF) Climbing Harness 10.- Transceiver 20.- Avalanche Shovel 5.- Avalanche Probe 5.- Touring Skis, Skins, Ski Crampons 65.- Touring Ski Boots 25.- Crampons 10.-

Skitour Strahlhorn 4190m from Britannia Hut

The glacial topped mountain offers a majestic view. The Strahlhorn is the perfect mountain for all strong-legged ski mountaineers for a long skin up. After a 3 hours climb we arrive at the Adlerpass where you have the first climb over the Western Alps. The last ascent leads over a broad ice field to a long summit ridge. The Strahlhorn can be done from February till March as a day trip from the Metro Alpine mid-station. April onwards needs an overnight stay until the closing of Britannia hut.    Best time:   March 2nd - May 20th 2024   Fitness Level Skill Level   Technically easy. Medium gradients. Prior knowledge with different snow conditions required Good, average athletic fitness   Ascent 1300m in 5h Descent       2420m to Saas-Fee* * Optional descent to Zermatt possible. Price on request   When      on request Price CHF 1'080.- per tour (1 pers.)   CHF 570.- per person (2 pers.)   CHF 400.- per person (3 pers.)   CHF 313.- per person (4 pers.) Hut fees are not included. The cost of the mountain guide's overnight stay in the hut, which amounts to 45.- CHF, is also not included. The gondola ride up to Felskinn is not included. After the official season ending, there is one ride up to Felskinn daily at 4.15pm and one ride down to Saas-Fee at 4.30pm. Equipment required: Avalanche rescue set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe) Climbing harness Touring skis or splitboard with touring bindings Skins and ski crampons Crampons for ski boots Ice axe   Rental equipment: Item Price (CHF) Climbing Harness 10.- Transceiver 20.- Avalanche Shovel 5.- Avalanche Probe 5.- Touring Skis, Skins, Ski Crampons 65.- Touring Ski Boots 25.- Crampons 10.-