Like majestic white tongues the Pers Glacier and the Morteratsch Glacier seem to push forth from the ice and snow-covered Piz Palü and Piz Bernina towards Pontresina.
Already on the trip aboard small gondola cabins from Malans you enjoy magnificent views as far as Chur and Graubünden’s Rhine valley. And more stunning views await you at 1200-meter altitude in the cosy mountain restaurant.
Already at the valley station of the Alpin Express (1800 m.a.s.l.) the people who are dressed for winter sports seem a bit odd: it is summer after all and the sun easily warms up the Saas Valley to 25 °. But once the Alpin Express and Metro Alpin reaches its end destination, this attire makes sense.