The high Valais valleys and its frozen lakes make an ideal setting for cross-country skiing. The 1000 kilometres of immaculately groomed trails offer innumerable possibilities and perfect conditions for everyone, from sporting types to nonchalant amateurs. There is plenty of room for everyone. All skiers can pick their ideal pace – while enjoying the unrivalled views to the Valais mountain world. With its many sunny days and guaranteed snow conditions, the Valais has everything you need for a perfect day on cross-country skis. Head for the track!
The Saas Valley track, 26 km and Saas-Fee, 6 km
26 kilometres – this is the length of the incredible Saas Valley cross-country skiing track. Through snow-covered woods, past idyllic little villages, along the wintry Saaservispa – a treat for cross-country ski enthusiasts. The entire track from Saas Balen to Eyu-Alp beyond Saas Almagell is groomed when there is enough snow. Fifteen km of the track are groomed for skating. Bus stops are located close to the track. An additional six kilometres of track are available in Saas-Fee.
Start: Saas Balen
Length: 6 km (Saas-Fee, Melchboden, Saas-Fee)