Swiss skiing in SaastalWinter Sports in Saastal

Ski and snowboard 145 km of piste in Saastal between 1483-3600m


T

he Saastal is separated from the Mattertal valley, which leads to Zermatt, by the Dom. The two valleys and their tributaries of the Visp river then come together just South of Visp, where in turn the river joins the Rhône. A post bus service operates up Saastal, which rises after Saas-Grund up to the plateau where Saas-Fee lies. The most famous son of the valley is the retired downhill racer, Pirmin Zurbriggen, and the family ties are much in evidence throughout the region.

Ski and Snowboard Saastal

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Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Saas-Fee, Busterminal or Saas-Grund, Bergbahnen. Bus terminal 10 minutes from gondola in Saas-Fee. Bus stop two hundred yards from Saas Grund base station. Bus stop in Saas Almagel. Ensure ski pass covers all areas. Saas-Grund is a few stops before Saas-Fee and gives access to a good downhill area - it is also closer to the bus stop. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.

  • From Zurich the least travel time is 2 hrs 57 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Visp. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 236.40 SFr, reduced to 151.20 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Basel the least travel time is 3 hrs 10 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Visp. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 230.00 SFr, reduced to 148.00 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Berne the least travel time is 1 hr 51 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Visp. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 179.40 SFr, reduced to 122.20 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Lausanne an adult one day combined ticket is 165.00 SFr, or 115.00 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 222.60 SFr, or 143.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.

Indicative prices are for travel to Saas-Fee, Busterminal. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 63.80 SFr.

By Road

Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 344 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 51 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 217 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 33 mins.

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Nearby Resorts

Resorts in the ski area include Saas-Grund and Saas-Fee.

Weather Outlook

Latest Resort Report

Report dated December 16 2017 07:45
Weather -15 degrees
Lifts open 16/22
Day ticket CHF: 73.-/36.-
Depth of snow 145 cm 35 cm in resort
Last snowfall yesterday
Pistes 48/100 km 0 km with artificial snowmaking
Condition of runs good 2/3 Runs down to resort (open/total)
Cross-country classic -
Cross-country skating -
Altitude of cross-country trails -
Half-pipes 0/1
Snowcross runs 0/1
Snow park 0/1
Tobogganing facilities 0/1 0.0km / 5.0km
Condition of runs closed
Winter walking paths open 40/60 km
Snowshoe trails open 2/54 km

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