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Saas-Fee Ski Resort Guide

Saas-Fee, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length100km
Highest Lift3,500m
Resort Height1,800m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Milan Malpensa
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The ski area of Saas-Fee is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,800m, with 100km of marked runs.


Saas-Fee is part of the Saastal ski area with access to 159km of downhill skiing, with 56 marked pistes, served by a total of 35 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Saas-Fee itself (100km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Saastal ski resorts of Saas Almagell and Saas Grund.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,500m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Saas-Fee is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Saas-Fee.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Saas-Fee is 9km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Saas-Fee?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Saas-Fee.

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Snow Forecast by day for Saas-Fee

Ski Area Stats

Saas-Fee Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 25km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Saastal Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Saas-Fee Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,500m
Lowest Piste1,800m
Resort Altitude (Saas-Fee)1,800m
Max Vertical1,700m

Ski Slope Aspects


Saas-Fee has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Saas-Fee
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Saas-Fee

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Saas-Fee Ski Schools and Saas-Fee Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Saas-Fee?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Visp, Valais.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Saas-Fee is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

Milan Malpensa, Geneva, Basel and Berne airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 23 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,690 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 24km of ski runs, with 62 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Saas-Fee open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is Late July, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Saas-Fee Piste Map

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