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Amenities Saas-Grund

last updated: November 26, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1560 m
Inhabitants - total: 1200
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 17
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 660
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 2000
Group lodging - total beds: 1500
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Mountain railways - info phone: 027 958 15 80
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Wellness- & Genussweg und Hohsiexpedition. Entspannung für die Grossen und Spannung für die Kleinen.
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1560 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 3200 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 2
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 3200 m
Gondolas in summer - total: 2
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 350 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 70 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Alpine-Gorge
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Einmaliges Panorama auf Kreuzboden und Hohsaas: 18 Viertausender! ***
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Cultural sights: Wöchentlicher Dorfrundgang durch den alten Dorfteil.
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Alpenblumenpromenade: 250 Alpenblumen, beschildert. Einmaliges Panorama unterwegs. Wellness- & Genussweg, Weg der 18 Viertausender, Naturereignisse.
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL http://www.hohsaas.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=34&Itemid=259
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Kinderland Ein Pistenbereich exklusiv für junge Skihasen und kleine Anfänger:
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.hohsaas.info/livebild/fullsize_CAM1.jpg
Live Cam 2 www.saastal.ch/livecam/pos1.jpg
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Kreuzboden-Hohsaas
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1560 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 3200 m
Price one day pass adult 52 CHF
Price one day pass children 32 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 079 689 67 55
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 8
Subregional transport installations - total: 35
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 3200 m
Snow conveyor - number: 1
Gondolas - total: 3
Skilifts - total: 2
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 027 958 15 81
Name mesurepoint Station Saas-Grund
Point of measure ski area bottom 2400 m
Point of measure ski area top 3200 m
Number of slopes: 8
Local ski slopes 35 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 20.7 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 140 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 15 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 80 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 5 % advanced
Alpine ski area surface 63000 m2:
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Lowest Snowboardpark 2400 m
Highest Snowboardpark 2400 m
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Ferien einer ganz besonderen Art... Start bei der Rundkirche in Saas Balen, entlang der rauschenden Vispa, durch die tiefverschneiten Lärchenwälder, durch die abwechslungsreichen Ebenen in Dorfnähe von Saas Grund, vor der imposanten Mischabelkette und weiter bis zum idyllischen Ferienort Saas Almagell. All diese Einzelheiten geben der Saastal-Loipe mit den 26 km ihren speziellen Reiz.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 027 958 66 66
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1480 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1870 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 26 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 26 km subregion
Skating slopes 26 km
Skating trails 10 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 0 km
Dog slopes 0 km marked
Winter hiking trails 30 km marked and prepared
Snowshoe trail 32 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 027 958 15 80
Tobogganing installations - total: 2
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 11000
Total difference in altitude of all installations 845 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 11000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 11000 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 2500
Snow canons for tobogganing installation  X 
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Ice-climbing, organized  X 
Number of Snowtube slopes (Tire-tobogganing) 1
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.saastal.ch/
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.