High above the Aletsch Glacier, the focal point of the Unesco World Heritage - Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch, you will find the Bettmerhorn's world of ice.
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 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.
This is how easy a glacier tour can be: get off the Swiss Post Bus at Hotel Steingletscher on the Susten Pass, shoulder your backpack, grab a hiking guide with map and off you go, comfortably hiking on well-groomed trails, without risks.