Best Hikes in Saas Fee

Location: Valais

Saas Fee Hiking Trails

Mischabel panorama

Gspon to Kreuzboden (Gspon Hohenweg)

Distance: 8.6 miles (One Way)

The Gspon Hohenweg is another of the great high routes in the Saas Valley. This scenic trail, traversing high above the east side of the valley, features wonderful panoramic views of the 13,000-ft. (4,000-meter) peaks of the Mischabel Range.

View of the peaks across the Saas Fee valley

Grachen to Saas Fee (Hohenweg Saas Fee)

Distance: 10.8 miles (One Way)

The Saas Fee Hohenweg is one of the classic hikes in the Valais. The challenging trail follows a high route along the west side of the Saastal with stunning, nonstop views of the glacier-clad peaks towering above the Saas Valley and the Bernese Alps to the north.

View down the Ofen valley on the climb to Jatzilucke

Mattmark to Heidbodme via Jazzilucke

Distance: 9.6 - 10.8 miles (One Way)

An great hike traversing two beautiful valleys connected by a challenging, exposed trail traveling between the Jazzilucke and Antrona passes on the Swiss-Italian border.

Great views of the Saas Fee Valley

Kreuzboden to Saas Almagell (Hohenweg Kreuzboden)

Distance: 6.0 - 6.3 miles (One Way)

This scenic walk, with panoramic views of the Mischabel Range, traverses high above the east side of the Saas Valley before entering the beautiful Almageller Valley. End the hike by descending to Saas Almagell or take the challenging Adventure Trail to Furggstalden.

Beautiful meadows along the trail

Antrona Pass via Furggstalden

Distance: 10.4 miles (Round Trip)

A lovely walk up a pretty valley leads to a remote and wild saddle on the Swiss-Italian border, offering a degree of solitude not found on many hikes around the Saas Fee area.

View from Hannig

Hannig to Saas Fee (Gemsweg Part 1)

Distance: 4.0 miles (One Way)

Few trails in the Saas Fee area feature the scenic bang for the miles hiked as the Gemsweg (Chamois Path) from Hannig to Saas Fee. A glacial lake, glistening waterfalls and ever changing views of the high peaks towering above Saas Fee are just a few of the highlights along this delightful trail.

13,000-ft. peaks rising to the west of Saas Fee

Plattjen to Saas Fee (Gemsweg Part 2)

Distance: 3.9 miles (One Way)

Great views of the Mischabel peaks towering above Saas Fee and the Saas Valley are the highlights of this short trail descending from Plattjen to Saas Fee along the Gemsweg.

View of the Strahlhorn, Rimpfischhorn, Allalinhorn, Alphubel, Taschhorn and Dom

Antrona Pass via Heidbodme

Distance: 10.4 miles (Round Trip)

This trail starts at the scenic overlook at Heidbodme, with panoramic views of the peaks towering above the Saastal. The path then travels on a high route along the eastern slopes of the Furgg Valley to Antrona Pass, a remote and wild saddle on the Swiss-Italian border.

The Hohbalm Glacier

Mellig, Gibidum and the Bider Glacier

Distance: 2.7 - 6.4 miles (Loop)

Two lofty overlooks offer impressive bird’s-eye views of the glacial cirque surrounding Saas Fee, the Hohblam Glacier and the Fletschhorn-Weissmies group. The return to Saas Fee features views of the Bider Glacier and a walk through a pretty forest.

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