Mountain bike tours

Tewaldji Bike

Beim Fellbach Wasserfall



This bike trail leads across the southern Alps from Saas-Balen and the Bodme to Saas-Grund. It is a leisurely mountain stage with a rapid descent. <b>Note: Due to construction work in Saas-Balen, the route may be diverted at short notice.</b>




8.04 km


1:20 h


The trail starts at the village square of Saas-Balen and leads you around the old village to the waterfall Fellbach. The trail turns right before the waterfall and follows the corridor road over the Rittmal and Tewaldji alps. At the crossroads, the trail turns right down to the houses and immediately left again, past the meadow into the forest. The trail leads over hill and dale through the larch forest to the Bodme, the alp above Saas-Grund. From here, follow the main road down to Saas-Grund. Watch out for the rapid descent! At the valley station you can turn off in the direction of the Sport-/Tennisplatz and cycle onto the Postplatz in Saas-Grund.

Return to Saas-Balen via the valley path at the Saaser Vispe possible.

Turn-by-turn directions

Village square - Rittmal - Tewaldji -Bodme - Hohsaas cable car valley station - Post Office square


Village Square, Saas-Balen (1486m)


Post Office Square, Saas-Grund (1559m)

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  • Linear route
  • Family-friendly
Getting there

Public transport

Take the SBB to Visp and change there to the post bus in the direction of Saas-Fee (bus 511). In Saas-Balen, get off at the Dorf stop.



Saas-Fee/Saastal can easily be reached by car from all directions, whether from Switzerland or abroad.You can reach us via Bern via the Lötschberg car transport from the north. You come over the Furka Pass or the Furka car transport from the east.From the south, you can reach us via the Simplon Pass or Simplon car transport, and from the west, you drive via Lausanne along the Rhône valley to Visp and towards Saas-Fee.

From Visp, drive south in the direction of Saas-Fee. At the "Killerhof" roundabout after Stalden, take the second exit towards Saas-Fee. Follow the main road to Saas-Balen.


After the bridge on the right is the public car park of Saas-Balen.


  • Well-maintained bike
  • helmet
  • Gloves
  • Bell
  • Outdoor clothing: Always carry a waterproof jacket
  • Liquids and food
  • First aid kit
  • Navigation tool

Safety information

  • Show respect. Give way to pedestrians. Before overtaking, make sure your presence has been noted.
  • Protect yourself. Prepare for emergencies and breakdowns. Plan your route and wear weather-appropriate clothing.
  • Stay on the trails. Please stay on the marked routes – avoid cutting through forests, moors and meadows. Be aware of restrictions regarding time or season.
  • Respect the environment. Always behave with respect for the fauna and flora, as well as for the nature conservation areas. Close gates behind you.
  • Leave no trace. Take your rubbish with you.
  • Know your limits. Choose a tour that suits your abilities. Use a local guide and try to improve your skills.


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