Furggu

Saas Grund

Hohsaas, Saas-Grund

Hohsaas, Saas-Grund

Saas Grund - Webcam Hotel Das Dom

Saas Grund - Webcam Hotel Das Dom

Saas Grund - Kreuzboden

Saas Grund - Kreuzboden

Hohsaas

Hohsaas

Can there be anything better than going biking against a glorious mountain backdrop? That's not a problem at all in the Saas Valley. No fewer than 13 of Switzerland's highest peaks are assembled here, with the Dufourspitze standing head and shoulders above giants.

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Technical information

Begin and end of tour: Saas Grund
Technical requirements: medium difficulty
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Distance: 22.3 km
Total altitude meters: 695 m
Biking time: 01:30 - 02:00 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 1559 m
Culmination point: 2075 m
Season: May - October
Panorama: Fine vistas of the Michabel mountains
Gastronomy: Saas Grund, Saas Fee, Saas Almagell
Overnight: Saas Grund, Saas Fee, Saas Almagell
Various: The center of Saas Fee
Access starting point: By bus from Brig to Saas Grund
Access point of arrival: Saas Grund
Literature: Bike-Explorer

Description

The narrow and steep valley would appear to indicate difficult, technically challenging trails - not everyone's idea of pleasure. But the marvellous circuit of Saas Grund, via Furggau and back again via Saas Almagell undermines this assumption in spectacular fashion. Immerse yourself in an enormous mountain world and enjoy yourself, best sums up the approach to this tour.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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